Vidyota, Vidyotā: 8 definitions
Vidyota 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.
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[Deutsch Wörterbuch]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch
Vidyota (विद्योत):—(von 1. dyut mit vi)
1) adj. blitzend, blinkend [Bhāgavatapurāṇa 3, 14, 24. 8, 7, 17.] —
2) m. a) Geblitz, Glanz: muktāmaṇi [Harivaṃśa 2901.] [NṚS. TĀP. Upakośā] in [Weber’s Indische Studien 9, 143.] — b) Nomen proprium eines Sohnes des Dharma von der Lambā und Vaters des Stanayitnu (Donners) [Bhāgavatapurāṇa 6, 6, 5.] —
3) f. ā Nomen proprium einer Apsaras (daneben auch vidyutā) [Mahābhārata 13, 1425.]
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)
Mahabharata (English) (by Kisari Mohan Ganguli)
Chandogya Upanishad (Madhva commentary) (by Srisa Chandra Vasu)