Haritaka, aka: Harītaka, Hārītaka, Hāritaka; 5 Definition(s)


Haritaka means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, Marathi. 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.

In Hinduism


[Haritaka in Purana glossaries]

Haritaka (हरितक).—Belonging to Tripravara.*

  • * Matsya-purāṇa 196. 33.
(Source): Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
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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.

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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

[Haritaka in Pali glossaries]

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
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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.

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Marathi-English dictionary

[Haritaka in Marathi glossaries]

harītaka (हरीतक).—m A grain.

(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

[Haritaka in Sanskrit glossaries]

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
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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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