Vishvarupi, Viśvarūpī, Viśvarūpin, Vishvarupin, Vishva-rupin, Vishva-rupi: 3 definitions
Vishvarupi 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 terms Viśvarūpī and Viśvarūpin can be transliterated into English as Visvarupi or Vishvarupi or Visvarupin or Vishvarupin, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Shaktism (Shakta philosophy)Source: Google Books: Manthanabhairavatantram
Viśvarūpī (विश्वरूपी) refers to one of the eight Yoginīs (yoginī-aṣṭaka) associated with Tisrapīṭha (located in the ‘end of sound’—nādānta), according to the Manthānabhairavatantra, a vast sprawling work that belongs to a corpus of Tantric texts concerned with the worship of the goddess Kubjikā.—[...] The eight Yoginīs (yoginyaṣṭaka): Rākṣasī, Ghoraraktākṣī, Viśvarūpī, Bhayaṃkarī, Dhvāṃkṣī, Raudravetālī, Śuṣkāṅgī, Narabhojanī.—(Note the variant Viśvarūpiṇī).
Shakta (शाक्त, śākta) or Shaktism (śāktism) represents a tradition of Hinduism where the Goddess (Devi) is revered and worshipped. Shakta literature includes a range of scriptures, including various Agamas and Tantras, although its roots may be traced back to the Vedas.
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Viśvarūpī (विश्वरूपी):—[=viśva-rūpī] [from viśva-rūpa > viśva] f. Name of one of the seven tongues of fire, [Muṇḍaka-upaniṣad]
2) Viśvarūpin (विश्वरूपिन्):—[=viśva-rūpin] [from viśva] mfn. appearing in various forms, [Harivaṃśa; Mārkaṇḍeya-purāṇa]
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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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The Skanda Purana (by G. V. Tagare)
Chapter 114 - Greatness of Vāmanasvāmī (Vāmanasvāmin) < [Section 1 - Prabhāsa-kṣetra-māhātmya]
The Padma Purana (by N.A. Deshpande)
Chapter 45 - Āmalakī Ekādaśī < [Section 6 - Uttara-Khaṇḍa (Concluding Section)]
Chapter 21 - The greatness of Puṣkara and some important vows < [Section 1 - Sṛṣṭi-khaṇḍa (section on creation)]