Ghritavat, Ghṛtavat: 2 definitions
Ghritavat 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 Ghṛtavat can be transliterated into English as Ghrtavat or Ghritavat, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Ghṛtavat (घृतवत्).—a. Greasy.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Ghṛtavat (घृतवत्):—[=ghṛta-vat] [from ghṛta > ghṛ] mfn. (ta-) abounding in fat, greasy, mixed or smeared with ghee, [Ṛg-veda; Atharva-veda; Vājasaneyi-saṃhitā; Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa iii, xii]
2) [v.s. ...] containing the word ghṛta (a verse), [, i f.]
3) [=ghṛta-vat] [from ghṛta > ghṛ] ind. like ghee, [Horace H. Wilson]
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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Rig Veda (translation and commentary) (by H. H. Wilson)
Rig Veda 3.5.6 < [Sukta 5]
Rig Veda 1.22.14 < [Sukta 22]
Rig Veda 10.64.9 < [Sukta 64]
Women in the Atharva-veda Samhita (by Pranab Jyoti Kalita)
22. Goddess Sītā < [Chapter 4 - Female Deities and the Glorification of Women in the Atharvaveda]
10. Goddess Iḍā < [Chapter 4 - Female Deities and the Glorification of Women in the Atharvaveda]
20. Goddess Sarasvatī < [Chapter 4 - Female Deities and the Glorification of Women in the Atharvaveda]