Vishvasrija, Vishvashrija, Viśvasṛja, Viśvaśṛja: 1 definition


Vishvasrija 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 Viśvasṛja and Viśvaśṛja can be transliterated into English as Visvasrja or Vishvasrija or Vishvashrija, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Vishvasrija in Purana glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

1) Viśvasṛja (विश्वसृज).—Another name for Viśvakarmā.*

  • * Bhāgavata-purāṇa X. 75. 32.

2) Viśvaśṛja (विश्वशृज).—The sacrifice of creation; continued for thousands of years in the Naimiṣa region (see for a description Yajurveda Brāhmaṇa).*

  • * Vāyu-purāṇa 2. 5-7.
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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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