Dharaniputri, Dharaṇiputrī, Dharani-putri, Dharaṇīputrī: 1 definition



Dharaniputri 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.

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

Dharaṇiputrī (धरणिपुत्री) or Dharaṇīputrī (धरणीपुत्री).—an epithet of Sītā, daughter of Janaka (as born from the earth).

Dharaṇiputrī is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms dharaṇi and putrī (पुत्री). See also (synonyms): dharaṇijā, dharaṇisutā.

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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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