Visvadhara, Visvadhāra, Viśvādhāra, Viśvadharā, Vishvadhara, Vishva-adhara: 9 definitions


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Visvadhara has 8 English definitions available.

The Sanskrit terms Viśvādhāra and Viśvadharā can be transliterated into English as Visvadhara or Vishvadhara, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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[«previous next»] — Visvadhara in Sanskrit glossary

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Viśvadhara (विश्वधर):—m. Nomen proprium des Vaters von Harinātha [Oxforder Handschriften 206,b,9. 10.]

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Viśvadhāra (विश्वधार):—m. Nomen proprium eines der [7] Söhne des Medhātithi und eines nach ihm benannten Varṣa [Bhāgavatapurāṇa 5, 20, 25.]

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Viśvādhāra (विश्वाधार):—(viśva + ā) m. die Stütze des Alls [PAÑCAR. 2, 5, 44.] [WEBER, Rāmatāpanīya Upaniṣad 350.]

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Viśvādhāra (विश्वाधार):—[Hemacandra] [Yogaśāstra 4, 97] (viśvādhāro zu lesen).

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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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