Vishvakrit, aka: Viśvakṛt, Vishva-krit; 3 Definition(s)
Vishvakrit 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 Viśvakṛt can be transliterated into English as Visvakrt or Vishvakrit, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)
Viśvakṛt (विश्वकृत्).—An eternal god (Viśvadeva) concerned with offerings to the Manes. (Mahābhārata Anuśāsana Parva, Chapter 91, Stanza 36).Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopaedia
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.
Languages of India and abroad
1) the creator of all beings; निवेदितोऽथाङ्गिरसा सोमं निर्भर्त्स्य विश्व- कृत् (nivedito'thāṅgirasā somaṃ nirbhartsya viśva- kṛt) Bhāg.9.14.8.
2) an epithet of Viśvakarman.
Viśvakṛt is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms viśva and kṛt (कृत्).Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Viśvakṛt (विश्वकृत्).—mfn. (-kṛt) Who or what makes all. m. (-kṛt) 1. The creator, the maker of all things. 2. The carpenter or architect, and artist of the gods. E. viśva all and kṛt who makes.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.
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