Bhartrivrata, Bhartṛvrata, Bhartri-vrata: 5 definitions


Bhartrivrata 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 Bhartṛvrata can be transliterated into English as Bhartrvrata or Bhartrivrata, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Bhartrivrata in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Bhartṛvrata (भर्तृव्रत).—fidelity or devotion to a husband.

- a virtuous and devoted wife; cf. पतिव्रता (pativratā).

Derivable forms: bhartṛvratam (भर्तृव्रतम्).

Bhartṛvrata is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms bhartṛ and vrata (व्रत).

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

Bhartṛvrata (भर्तृव्रत).—[neuter] devotion to the husband.

--- OR ---

Bhartṛvratā (भर्तृव्रता).—[feminine] devoted to the husband.

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

1) Bhartṛvrata (भर्तृव्रत):—[=bhartṛ-vrata] [from bhartṛ > bhara] n. devotion to a h°, [Harivaṃśa] (-cāriṇī f. faithful to a h°, [Rāmāyaṇa])

2) Bhartṛvratā (भर्तृव्रता):—[=bhartṛ-vratā] [from bhartṛ-vrata > bhartṛ > bhara] f. = ta-cāriṇī, [Mahābhārata]

[Sanskrit to German]

Bhartrivrata in German

context information

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.

Discover the meaning of bhartrivrata or bhartrvrata in the context of Sanskrit from relevant books on Exotic India

See also (Relevant definitions)

Relevant text

Like what you read? Consider supporting this website: