Vishnudatta, Viṣṇudattā, Viṣṇudatta, Vishnu-datta: 9 definitions
Vishnudatta means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India. 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.
Vishnudatta has 8 English definitions available.
The Sanskrit terms Viṣṇudattā and Viṣṇudatta can be transliterated into English as Visnudatta or Vishnudatta, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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[Deutsch Wörterbuch]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch
1) adj. von Viṣṇu gegeben: vimāna [Bhāgavatapurāṇa 6, 17, 4.] —
2) m. ein Mannsname [Kathāsaritsāgara 25,64. 32,43.] [Sāhityadarpana 171,1.] [Oxforder Handschriften 345,b,41.] Beiname Parīkṣit’s [Bhāgavatapurāṇa 5, 3, 20. 9, 21.]
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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