Vishvasaha, Viśvasaha, Viśvasahā, Vishva-saha: 6 definitions

Introduction

Vishvasaha 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 Viśvasaha and Viśvasahā can be transliterated into English as Visvasaha or Vishvasaha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Source: Wisdom Library: Bhagavata Purana

Viśvasaha (विश्वसह):—Son of Aiḍaviḍi (son of Daśaratha). He had a son named Khaṭvāṅga. (see Bhāgavata Purāṇa 9.9.41)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

1a) Viśvasaha (विश्वसह).—A son of Aiḍaviḍa (Ilivila, Viṣṇu-purāṇa) and father of Khaṭvānga.*

  • * Bhāgavata-purāṇa IX. 9. 41; Viṣṇu-purāṇa IV. 4. 75-6.

1b) A son of Vyuṣitāśva, (Yuṣitāśva-vi. p.), (Dhyuṣitāśva, Vāyu-purāṇa), and father of Hiraṇyanābha Kauśalya: a king.*

  • * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 63. 206-7; Vāyu-purāṇa 88. 206; Viṣṇu-purāṇa IV. 4. 106-7.
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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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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Viśvasahā (विश्वसहा).—

1) the earth.

2) one of the tongues of fire.

Viśvasahā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms viśva and sahā (सहा).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Viśvasaha (विश्वसह).—mfn.

(-haḥ-hā-haṃ) All-enduring. f.

(-hā) 1. The earth. 2. One of the seven tongues of fire. E. viśva all, sah to bear, affs. ac and ṭāp .

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Viśvasaha (विश्वसह).—[viśva-sah + a], I. adj. Allenduring. Ii. f. 1. The earth. 2. One of the tongues of fire.

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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. 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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