Vishvansena, Viṣvaṅsena, Vishvanc-sena: 1 definition



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The Sanskrit term Viṣvaṅsena can be transliterated into English as Visvansena or Vishvansena, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Viṣvaṅsena (विष्वङ्सेन).—(viṣvaksenaḥ or [viṣvakṣeṇaḥ]) an epithet of Viṣṇu; साम्यमाप कमलासखविष्वक्सेनसेवितयुगान्तपयोधेः (sāmyamāpa kamalāsakhaviṣvaksenasevitayugāntapayodheḥ) Śi.1.55; विष्वक्सेनः स्वतनुमविशत्सर्वलोकप्रतिष्ठाम् (viṣvaksenaḥ svatanumaviśatsarvalokapratiṣṭhām) R.15.13. °प्रिया (priyā) Name of Lakṣmī.

Derivable forms: viṣvaṅsenaḥ (विष्वङ्सेनः).

Viṣvaṅsena is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms viṣvañc and sena (सेन). See also (synonyms): viṣvaksena.

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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). 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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