Chatravati, aka: Chatravatī; 1 Definition(s)


Chatravati 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Chhatravati.

In Hinduism


[Chatravati in Purana glossaries]

Chatravatī (छत्रवती).—There was in ancient Bharata a country called Ahicchatra. Chatravatī was the capital of that State. The country itself is also known as Chatravatī. (Śloka 21, Chapter 165, Ādi Parva).

(Source): Puranic Encyclopaedia
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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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