Arita, Aritā, Ariṭa: 4 definitions
Arita 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.
India history and geographySource: archive.org: Ceylon Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society 1963
Ariṭa or Ariṭavihāra is the name of an ancient Vihāra that existed since the ancient kingdom of Anurādhapura, Ceylon (Sri Lanka).—In an inscription of 2nd B.C. at Riṭigala, the foundation of the village Ariṭa-mahāgāma is recorded; another inscription of 1st B.C. records the grant to Ariṭa-vihāra of Abadalaka tank. Lañjatissa (b.c 119-110) extended Ariṭṭha-vihāra. Sena I (831-851) built on Ariṭṭhagiri a large, well-equipped and richly endowed Vihāra for the Paṃsukūlika bhikkhus. In this king’s inscription at Kivulekaḍa he is styled the founder of Riṭigal-aram. The Sīgiri Graffitimention Riṭgal.
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 dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-tā) Enmity, hostility. E. ari and tal affix, also with tva, aritvaṃ.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Aritā (अरिता):—[=a-ri-tā] [from a-ri] f. enmity
2) Ārita (आरित):—[from ār] mfn. praised, [Ṛg-veda i, 101, 4, etc.]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Aritā (अरिता):—[a-ritā] (tā) 1. f. Enmity.
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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