m. "the Brilliant one", Name of the Sun (sometimes regarded as one of the eight āditya-s or sons of aditi-, his father being kaśyapa-;elsewhere he is said to be a son of dākṣāyaṇī- and kaśyapa-;in epic poetry he is held to be the father of manu-vaivasvata- or, according to another legend, of manu-sāvarṇi- by sa-varṇā-;in he is described as the father of yama-vaivasvata-, and in as father of the aśvin-s by saraṇyū-, and elsewhere as father of both yama- and yamī-, and therefore a kind of parent of the human race) etc.
विवस्वत् m. 1 The sun; त्वष्टा विवस्वतमिवोल्लिलेख Ki.17. 48;5.48; R.1.3;17.48; एकः श्लाध्यो विवस्वान् परहितकर- णायैव यस्य प्रयासः Nāg.3.18. -2 N. of Aruṇa. -3 N. of the present Manu. -4 A god. -5 The Arka plant. -ती f. The city of the sun; L. D. B.
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