Citrakriya, Citrakriyā, Citra-kriya: 5 definitions
Citrakriya 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 Chitrakriya.
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Citrakriyā (चित्रक्रिया).—painting; आहूय स्वसुता- वासे चित्रकृत्ये न्ययुङ्क्त माम् (āhūya svasutā- vāse citrakṛtye nyayuṅkta mām) Kathāsaritsāgara 71.82.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Citrakriyā (चित्रक्रिया).—f. painting, Mahābhārata 4, 1360.
Citrakriyā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms citra and kriyā (क्रिया).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Citrakriyā (चित्रक्रिया):—[=citra-kriyā] [from citra > cit] f. = -kṛtya, [Mahābhārata iv, 1360.]
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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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