Adikartri, Adi-kartri, Ādikartṛ: 5 definitions

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Adikartri 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.

The Sanskrit term Ādikartṛ can be transliterated into English as Adikartr or Adikartri, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

India history and geogprahy

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary

Ādikartṛ.—(CII 3), ‘an originator’; epithet of the Jain Tīrthaṅkaras. Note: ādikartṛ is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.

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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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Sanskrit dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Ādikartṛ (आदिकर्तृ).—m. the creator, an epithet of Brahmā or Viṣnu; गरीयसे ब्रह्मणोऽप्यादिकर्त्रे (garīyase brahmaṇo'pyādikartre) Bg.11.37; विशेषणे द्वे य इहादिकर्तुर्वदेदधीती स हि कैयटीयः (viśeṣaṇe dve ya ihādikarturvadedadhītī sa hi kaiyaṭīyaḥ) Śab. Kau.

Ādikartṛ is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms ādi and kartṛ (कर्तृ). See also (synonyms): ādikara, ādikṛt.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Ādikartṛ (आदिकर्तृ).—m. the first creator, [Rāmāyaṇa] 6, 102, 18.

Ādikartṛ is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms ādi and kartṛ (कर्तृ).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Ādikartṛ (आदिकर्तृ).—[masculine] the (first) creator.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Ādikartṛ (आदिकर्तृ):—[=ādi-kartṛ] [from ādi] m. (cf. -kara) the creator, [Bhagavad-gītā; Rāmāyaṇa]

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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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