Atripta, Atṛpta: 14 definitions


Atripta means something in Buddhism, Pali, Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, Hindi. 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 Atṛpta can be transliterated into English as Atrpta or Atripta, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Alternative spellings of this word include Atrapt.

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

Source: Shiva Purana - English Translation

Atṛpta (अतृप्त) refers to “(being) dissatisfied”, according to the Śivapurāṇa 2.3.45 (“Śiva’s comely form and the Jubilation of the Citizens”).—Accordingly, after Menā spoke to Śiva: “By that time the ladies of the town left the work they were engaged in, in their eagerness to see Śiva. [...] A certain lady engaged in fanning her husband in the company of her maid left that job and came out to see Śiva with the fan still in her hands. Another lady engaged in suckling her babe at her breast left him dissatisfied (atṛpta) and came out eagerly to see the lord. Another lady engaged in trying her waist girdle came out with it. Another lady came out with garments worn inside out. [...]”.

Purana book cover
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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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In Buddhism

Mahayana (major branch of Buddhism)

Source: Wisdom Library: Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra

Atṛpta (अतृप्त) refers to “unsatisfied”, according to Mahāprajñāpāramitāśāstra (chapter 41).—Accordingly, “[The eighteen āveṇika-dharmas (‘special attributes’)]— [...] (7). The Buddha has no loss of zeal. [...] Thus there was once an partially blind old Bhikṣu who was repairing his cloak (saṃghāṭī). [...] He said to the Buddha: ‘The Buddha has exhausted the ends and the depths of the immense sea of qualities; why is he not yet satisfied?’ The Buddha said to the Bhikṣu: ‘The reward of the qualities (guṇavipāka) is very profound (gambhīra). There is nobody who knows their benefits as I do. Although I have exhausted the ends and the depths, my zeal (chandacitta) for merit is not yet satisfied (atṛpta): this is why I have become Buddha, Consequently, even now I do not stop. Although there are no further qualities that I might obtain, my zeal does not cease’. [...]”.

Source: A Study and Translation of the Gaganagañjaparipṛcchā

Atṛpta (अतृप्त) refers to “unsatisfied” (not being satisfied), according to the Gaganagañjaparipṛcchā: the eighth chapter of the Mahāsaṃnipāta (a collection of Mahāyāna Buddhist Sūtras).—Accordingly, “The great vehicle (mahāyāna) is made with four wheels (cakra), namely with the means of attraction, the spokes (ara) are well fitted as the roots of good have been transformed with intention, [...] it is applied with practical knowledge and wisdom (vidyājñāna), it is driven by an autopilot, all buddhas in ten directions think of it, it is well adorned with a lion’s throne (siṃhāsana), is praised by all the gods (deva), the king of the gods (śakra), and the highest god (brahman), has good visual form that one never be satisfied with looking at (atṛpta-darśana), is beautiful to behold (darśanīya), [...]”.

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Mahayana (महायान, mahāyāna) is a major branch of Buddhism focusing on the path of a Bodhisattva (spiritual aspirants/ enlightened beings). Extant literature is vast and primarely composed in the Sanskrit language. There are many sūtras of which some of the earliest are the various Prajñāpāramitā sūtras.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

atṛpta (अतृप्त).—a (S) Unsatisfied, unsated, unfilled.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

ātṛpta (आतृप्त).—ad Until satisfaction.

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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Atṛpta (अतृप्त).—mfn.

(-ptaḥ-ptā-ptaṃ) Unsatisfied. E. a neg. tṛpti satisfied.

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

Atṛpta (अतृप्त).—[adjective] unsatiated, unsatisfied; [abstract] [feminine]

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

Atṛpta (अतृप्त):—[=a-tṛpta] [from a-tṛpa] mfn. unsatisfied, insatiable, eager.

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

Atṛpta (अतृप्त):—[(ptaḥ-ptā-ptaṃ) a.] Eager, not satisfied.

[Sanskrit to German]

Atripta in German

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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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Hindi dictionary

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Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Atṛpta (अतृप्त) [Also spelled atrapt]:—(a) unsatisfied, unfulfilled, frustrated.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Atṛpta (ಅತೃಪ್ತ):—[adjective] not satisfied; having unsatisfied longings; defeated in expectation or hope; disappointed.

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Atṛpta (ಅತೃಪ್ತ):—

1) [noun] a disappointed man; an unsatisfied man.

2) [noun] a discontented man bearing grudge from a sense of grievance or thwarted ambition or one who is in active opposition to an established order or government; a malcontent man.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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Nepali dictionary

Source: unoes: Nepali-English Dictionary

Atṛpta (अतृप्त):—adj. dissatisfied; unsatisfied;

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Nepali is the primary language of the Nepalese people counting almost 20 million native speakers. The country of Nepal is situated in the Himalaya mountain range to the north of India.

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