Vishvabhu, Viśvabhū: 8 definitions
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Vishvabhu has 7 English definitions available.
The Sanskrit term Viśvabhū can be transliterated into English as Visvabhu or Vishvabhu, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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[Deutsch Wörterbuch]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch
Viśvabhū (विश्वभू):—m. Nomen proprium eines Buddha [Hemacandra’s Abhidhānacintāmaṇi 236.] [Vyutpatti oder Mahāvyutpatti 3.] [Rgva tch’er rol pa ed. Calc. 5, 1 v. u.] [Burnouf 222.] [Lot. de Lassen’s Anthologie b. l. 504.] [WILSON, Sel. Works I, 290. II, 5. 8. 13.]
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Viśvābhū (विश्वाभू):—(viśva + 2. bhū) adj. [Prātiśākhya zur Vājasaneyisaṃhitā 3, 100.] in Allem —, allenthalben seiend [Ṛgveda 10, 50, 1.]
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 Great Chariot (by Longchenpa)
Part 5 - Teaching impermanence through teaching how the victorious ones and their sons attain nirvana < [B. The extended explanation]
The Indian Buddhist Iconography (by Benoytosh Bhattachacharyya)
The Mahavastu (great story) (by J. J. Jones)
Chapter XXI - Former Buddhas < [Volume III]
Chapter XXIX - The Buddha in Veśālī (Vaiśālī) < [Volume I]
Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra (by Gelongma Karma Migme Chödrön)
II. Real longevity of the buddhas < [Part 16 - Obtaining the immense longevity and immense radiance of the Buddhas]
5. The four ‘vilokanas’ and the entry into the womb < [Part 4 - The Bodhisattva in the Abhidharma system]
Act 9.2: Examination of the plurality of Buddha < [Chapter XV - The Arrival of the Bodhisattvas of the Ten Directions]
Manasara (English translation) (by Prasanna Kumar Acharya)