Haritaka, aka: Harītaka, Hārītaka, Hāritaka; 8 Definition(s)
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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)
Haritaka (हरितक).—Belonging to Tripravara.*
- * Matsya-purāṇa 196. 33.
The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.
India history and geogprahy
Harītaka.—cf. a-harītaka-śāka-puṣpa-grahaṇa (IE 8-5); myro- balan [which the villagers were obliged to supply to the king or landlord on occasions or to the touring officers]. Note: harītaka is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary
The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.
Languages of India and abroad
harītaka : (nt.) yellow myrobalan.Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
Haritaka, (nt.) (harita+ka) a pot-herb D.II, 342. (Page 730)
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Harītaka, (cp. Epic Sk. harītaka) yellow myrobalan (Terminalia citrina or chebula) Vin.I, 201, 206; J.I, 80; IV, 363; Miln.11; DhsA.320 (T. harīṭaka); VvA.5 (ṭ); °-kī (f.) the myrobalan tree Vin.I, 30; M.III, 127. pūtiharīṭakī Vism.40; °paṇṇika all kinds of greens Vin.II, 267. (Page 730)Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.
harītaka (हरीतक).—m A grain.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
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.
Haritaka (हरितक).—1 A pot-herb, green grass; अन्नन् पुरो हरितकं मुदमादधानः (annan puro haritakaṃ mudamādadhānaḥ) Śi.5.58.
Derivable forms: haritakam (हरितकम्).
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Hāritaka (हारितक).—A green vegetable.
Derivable forms: hāritakaḥ (हारितकः).Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Hāritaka (हारितक).—m. pl. °kā(ḥ), n. of a class of gods or supernatural beings (yakṣas ?): Mahāsamāj., Waldschmidt, Kl. Sanskrit Texte 4, 187.5; so more likely than as n. sg. f., n. of a yakṣiṇī (altho such names occur in prec. lines); follows Sadāmattā(ḥ), q.v.; in corresp. Pali (DN ii.260.24) Hāragajā; Pali knows Hārita as n. of a mahā-brahmā (DPPN).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary
(-kaḥ) A potherb. E. harita green, and kan added.
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(-kaṃ) A potherb. E. harita the same, ṭhan aff.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
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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