Anritam, Anṛtaṃ: 1 definition
Anritam means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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 Anṛtaṃ can be transliterated into English as Anrtam or Anritam, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia
Anṛtaṃ (अनृतं).—(asatya) Hiṃsā, the wife of Adharma, gave birth to daughters, Anṛta and Nikṛti, and from them were born Bhaya, Naraka, Māyā and Vedanā. And, Māyā begot Mṛtyu, the killer of all living beings. From Vedanā was born sorrow. And from Mṛtyu were born disease (vyādhi), Jarā (wrinkles), Śoka (grief), Tṛṣṇā (desire) and Krodha (anger). (Agni Purāṇa, Chapter 20).
The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.
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Manusmriti with the Commentary of Medhatithi (by Ganganatha Jha)
Verse 8.36 < [Section VIII - Treasure-trove (nidhi)]
Verse 11.55 < [Section VI - Offences: their Classification]
Puranic encyclopaedia (by Vettam Mani)
Satapatha Brahmana (by Julius Eggeling)
Vasistha Dharmasutra (by Georg Bühler)