Cakravartti, aka: Cakravarttī; 1 Definition(s)
Cakravartti means something in Marathi. 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.
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cakravarttī (चक्रवर्त्ती).—m (S) A ruler of a cakra or region extending from sea to sea, an emperor or a lord paramount.Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
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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The Vishnu Purana (by Horace Hayman Wilson)
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