Catushpathaniketa, Catuṣpathaniketa, Catushpatha-niketa: 4 definitions



Catushpathaniketa 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 Catuṣpathaniketa can be transliterated into English as Catuspathaniketa or Catushpathaniketa, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Alternative spellings of this word include Chatushpathaniketa.

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Sanskrit dictionary

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

Catuṣpathaniketa (चतुष्पथनिकेत).—[catur-patha-], f. the name of a deity, Mahābhārata 9, 2643.

Catuṣpathaniketa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms catuṣpatha and niketa (निकेत).

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

Catuṣpathaniketā (चतुष्पथनिकेता):—[=catuṣ-patha-niketā] [from catuṣ-patha > catuṣ > catasṛ] f. ‘abiding on a cross-way’, Name of one of the mothers attending on Skanda, [Mahābhārata ix, 2643]

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Catuṣpathaniketā (चतुष्पथनिकेता):—(ca + niketa) f. Nomen proprium einer der Mütter im Gefolge von Skanda [Mahābhārata 9, 2643.]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung

Catuṣpathaniketā (चतुष्पथनिकेता):—f. n. pr. einer der Mütter im Gefolge Skanda's.

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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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