Cakravata, Cakravāta, Cakravāṭa, Cakra-vata: 11 definitions

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Cakravata means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Chakravata.

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Cakravata in Purana glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Cakravāta (चक्रवात).—Killed by Kṛṣṇa.*

  • * Bhāgavata-purāṇa X. 43. 25.
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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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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Cakravata in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

cakravāta (चक्रवात).—m (S) A whirlwind.

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

cakravāta (चक्रवात).—m A whirlwind.

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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

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

Cakravāṭa (चक्रवाट).—

1) a limit, boundary.

2) a lamp-stand.

3) engaging in an action.

Derivable forms: cakravāṭaḥ (चक्रवाटः).

Cakravāṭa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms cakra and vāṭa (वाट).

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Cakravāta (चक्रवात).—a whirlwind, hurricane; चक्रवातस्वरूपेण जहारासीनमर्भकम् (cakravātasvarūpeṇa jahārāsīnamarbhakam) Bhāgavata 1. 7.2.

Derivable forms: cakravātaḥ (चक्रवातः).

Cakravāta is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms cakra and vāta (वात).

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

Cakravāṭa (चक्रवाट).—m.

(-ṭaḥ) 1. Limit, boundary. 2. A lamp stand. 3. Engaging in any action. E. cakra and vaṭ veṣṭane to surround, affix ghañ.

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Cakravāta (चक्रवात).—m.

(-taḥ) A whirlwind, a hurricane. E. cakra a circle, and vāta wind.

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

Cakravāta (चक्रवात).—[masculine] whirlwind, hurricane.

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

1) Cakravāṭa (चक्रवाट):—[=cakra-vāṭa] [from cakra] m. a limit, boundary, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

2) [v.s. ...] a lamp-stand, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

3) [v.s. ...] engaging in an action (?, kriyāroha), [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

4) Cakravāta (चक्रवात):—[=cakra-vāta] [from cakra] m. a whirlwind, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa x.]

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

1) Cakravāṭa (चक्रवाट):—[cakra-vāṭa] (ṭaḥ) 1. m. Limit; lampstand; engaging in an act.

2) Cakravāta (चक्रवात):—[cakra-vāta] (taḥ) 1. m. Idem.

[Sanskrit to German]

Cakravata 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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Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Cakravata in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Cakravāta (ಚಕ್ರವಾತ):—[noun] = ಚಕ್ರಮಾರುತ [cakramaruta].

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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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