Vishvadevas, Viśvadevas: 1 definition
Vishvadevas means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.
The Sanskrit term Viśvadevas can be transliterated into English as Visvadevas or Vishvadevas, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia
Viśvadevas (विश्वदेवस्).—A group of Devas. Dharmadeva married ten daughters of Dakṣa, Viśvā was one of them. Viśvadevas are the sons of Viśvā. The Sādhyas were born from Sādhyā, the Marutvans from Marutvatī, the Vasus from Vasū, the Bhānus from Bhānū and the Devas who boast about Muhūrta (auspicious moment) were born from Muhūrtā. Lambā gave birth to Ghoṣa and Yāmī to Nāgavīthī. (Viṣṇu Purāṇa, Aṃśa 1, Chapter 15).
The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.
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The Vishnu Purana (by Horace Hayman Wilson)
The Markandeya Purana (by Frederick Eden Pargiter)
The Bhagavata Purana (by A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada)
Chapter 6 - The Progeny of the Daughters of Daksa < [Canto VI - Prescribed Duties for Mankind]
Chapter 10 - The Battle Between the Demigods and Vrtrasura < [Canto VI - Prescribed Duties for Mankind]
Chapter 7 - Indra Offends His Spiritual Master, Brhaspati. < [Canto VI - Prescribed Duties for Mankind]
The Garuda Purana (by Manmatha Nath Dutt)
Chapter VI - Re-incarnation of Daksha in the form of Prachetas < [Agastya Samhita]
Chapter L - Discourses on charities and gift-makings, etc. < [Agastya Samhita]
The Brihadaranyaka Upanishad (by Swāmī Mādhavānanda)