Vishvatomukha, Viśvatomukha, Vishvatas-mukha: 6 definitions


Vishvatomukha 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 Viśvatomukha can be transliterated into English as Visvatomukha or Vishvatomukha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Viśvatomukha (विश्वतोमुख).—a. having a face on every side; एकत्वेन पृथक्त्वेन बहुधा विश्वतोमुखम् (ekatvena pṛthaktvena bahudhā viśvatomukham) Bhagavadgītā (Bombay) 9.15.

Viśvatomukha is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms viśvatas and mukha (मुख).

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

Viśvatomukha (विश्वतोमुख).—Adj. Facing all sides.

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

Viśvatomukha (विश्वतोमुख).—[adjective] (having the face) turned everywhere, facing all sides.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Viśvatomukha (विश्वतोमुख):—[=viśva-to-mukha] [from viśva-to > viśva] mfn. (śvato-) facing all sides, one whose face is turned everywhere, [Ṛg-veda; Atharva-veda; Mahābhārata] etc.

2) [=viśva-to-mukha] [from viśva-to > viśva] m. Name of the sun, [Mahābhārata]

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

Viśvatomukha (विश्वतोमुख):—[viśvato-mukha] (khaṃ) 1. n. Supreme being.

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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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