Hiranyakartri, aka: Hiraṇyakartṛ, Hiranya-kartri; 1 Definition(s)
Hiranyakartri 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 Hiraṇyakartṛ can be transliterated into English as Hiranyakartr or Hiranyakartri, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Languages of India and abroad
Hiraṇyakartṛ (हिरण्यकर्तृ).—m. goldsmith; यथा हिरण्यकर्ता वै रूप्यमग्नौ विशोधयेत् (yathā hiraṇyakartā vai rūpyamagnau viśodhayet) Mb.12.28.11.
Hiraṇyakartṛ is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms hiraṇya and kartṛ (कर्तृ).Source: DDSA: The practical 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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