Dhritimat, Dhṛtimat: 4 definitions
Dhritimat 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 Dhṛtimat can be transliterated into English as Dhrtimat or Dhritimat, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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1) Firm, steady, steadfast, resolute.
2) Satisfied, happy, glad, content; रामेण मैथिलसुतां दशकण्ठकृच्छ्रात्प्रत्युद्धृतां धृतिमतीं भरतो ववन्दे (rāmeṇa maithilasutāṃ daśakaṇṭhakṛcchrātpratyuddhṛtāṃ dhṛtimatīṃ bharato vavande) R.13.77.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Dhṛtimat (धृतिमत्).—mfn. (-mān-matī-mat) 1. Firm, steady, calm. 2. content E. dhṛti, and matup aff.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Dhṛtimat (धृतिमत्):—[=dhṛti-mat] [from dhṛti > dhṛ] mfn. steadfast, calm, resolute (-tā f.), [Manu-smṛti; Mahābhārata; Suśruta] etc.
2) [v.s. ...] satisfied, content, [Mahābhārata; Raghuvaṃśa]
3) [v.s. ...] m. Name of a form of Agni, [Mahābhārata]
4) [v.s. ...] of a son of Manu Raivata and Savarṇa, [Harivaṃśa]
5) [v.s. ...] of one of the Saptarṣis in the 13th Manv-antara, [ib.]
6) [v.s. ...] of a son of Kīrti-mat (son of Aṅgiras), [Viṣṇu-purāṇa]
7) [v.s. ...] of a son of Yavīnara, [Harivaṃśa]
8) [v.s. ...] of a Brāhman, [ib.]
9) [=dhṛti-mat] [from dhṛti > dhṛ] n. Name of a Varṣa in Kuśa-dvīpa, [Mahābhārata]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Dhṛtimat (धृतिमत्):—[(mān-matī-mat) a.] Firm, steady; content, happy.
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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The Shiva Purana (by J. L. Shastri)
Chapter 34 - The enumeration of Manvantaras < [Section 5 - Umā-Saṃhitā]
Chapter 42 - Power of the Pitṛs < [Section 5 - Umā-Saṃhitā]
The Markandeya Purana (by Frederick Eden Pargiter)
Canto XCIV - The Raucya and future Manvantaras
Canto LIII - The Story of the Svāyambhuva Manvantara
The Padma Purana (by N.A. Deshpande)
Chapter 9 - Śālmalika, Krauñca, Kuśa and Puṣkara Dvīpas and Their Mountains < [Section 3 - Svarga-khaṇḍa (section on the heavens)]
The Linga Purana (by J. L. Shastri)
Chapter 46 - Dvīpas and their Lords < [Section 1 - Uttarabhāga]
Mahabharata (English) (by Kisari Mohan Ganguli)
Section XII < [Bhumi Parva]
The Vishnu Purana (by Horace Hayman Wilson)