Vishvapati, Viśvapati: 4 definitions
Vishvapati 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 Viśvapati can be transliterated into English as Visvapati or Vishvapati, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia
Viśvapati (विश्वपति).—The second son of the Agni (fire) called Manu. It is mentioned in the Vedas that this fire is the King of all the worlds. (Mahābhārata Vana Parva, Chapter 221 Stanza 17).
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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Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum
1) Viśvapati (विश्वपति) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—Padārthadīpikā, a
—[commentary] on Vedāṅgatīrtha’s Madhvavijayaṭīkā.
2) Viśvapati (विश्वपति):—son of Keśava: Prayogaśikhāmaṇi Baudh.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Viśvapati (विश्वपति):—[=viśva-pati] [from viśva] m. ‘lord of the universe’, Name of Mahāpuruṣa and of Kṛṣṇa, [Harivaṃśa]
2) [v.s. ...] Name of a [particular] fire, [Mahābhārata]
3) [v.s. ...] of various authors, [Catalogue(s)]
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Starts with: Vishvapati bhatta.
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The Matsya Purana (critical study) (by Kushal Kalita)
Part 1.1 - Different names of Viṣṇu < [Chapter 4 - Religious aspects of the Matsyapurāṇa]
Mahabharata (English) (by Kisari Mohan Ganguli)
The Skanda Purana (by G. V. Tagare)