Grihita, aka: Gṛhīta; 6 Definition(s)


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The Sanskrit term Gṛhīta can be transliterated into English as Grhita or Grihita, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

Gṛhīta (गृहीत).—Included; cf. भ्राजादिसूत्र एव गृहीतत्वात् (bhrājādisūtra eva gṛhītatvāt) Kas. on P. III. 2.178.

Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar
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Vyakarana (व्याकरण, vyākaraṇa) refers to Sanskrit grammar and represents one of the six additional sciences (vedanga) to be studied along with the Vedas. Vyakarana concerns itself with the rules of Sanskrit grammar and linguistic analysis in order to establish the correct context of words and sentences.

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In Jainism

General definition (in Jainism)

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1a) Gṛhīta (गृहीत) refers to an aspect of mithyātva (false belief) as defined by Āśādhara in his 13th century Sāgāra-dharmāmṛta. Accordingly, gṛhīta refers to an attitude acquired, for example, by birth in a family which professes a false creed.

1b) Gṛhīta (गृहीत) is also defined by Amitagati in his 11th century Śrāvakācāra. Accordingly, gṛhīta refers to the attitude of acquired habit like the leather-worker’s dog which gnaws hides.

Mithyātva refers to the direct opposite of samyaktva, and is defined by Hemacandra in his 12th century Yogaśāstra verse 2.17 as belief in false divinities, false gurus, and false scriptures.

Source: Jaina Yoga
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Jainism is an Indian religion of Dharma whose doctrine revolves around harmlessness (ahimsa) towards every living being. The two major branches (Digambara and Svetambara) of Jainism stimulate self-control (or, shramana, ‘self-reliance’) and spiritual development through a path of peace for the soul to progess to the ultimate goal.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

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gṛhīta (गृहीत).—p (S) Taken, seized, caught, apprehended gen.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

gṛhita (गृहित).—p Taken, caught, apprehended.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

Gṛhīta (गृहीत).—See under ग्रह् (grah).

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Gṛhīta (गृहीत).—p. p. [grah karmaṇi-kta]

1) Taken, seized, caught, held, grasped, laid hold of; केशेषु गृहितः (keśeṣu gṛhitaḥ).

2) Obtained, acquired, gained.

3) Received, accepted.

4) Robbed.

5) Collected.

6) Agreed, promised.

7) Perceived, known, understood, learnt.

8) Worn (see grah).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Gṛhīta (गृहीत).—mfn.

(-taḥ-tā-taṃ) 1. Taken, attached, seized, caught. 2. Obtained. 3. Known, understood. 4. Promised, agreed. 5. Learnt, acquired. E. grah to take, affix kta, ra changed to .

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
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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. 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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