Kartavyata, Kartavyatā: 5 definitions
Kartavyata 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.
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Kartavyatā (कर्तव्यता).—[kartavya + tā] (vb. kṛ), f. Business, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 7, 61.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Kartavyatā (कर्तव्यता).—[feminine] obligation, necessity.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Kartavyatā (कर्तव्यता):—[=kartavya-tā] [from kartavya > kartave] f. the state of being necessary to be done or accomplished, [Sāhitya-darpaṇa]
2) [v.s. ...] necessity, obligation, task, [Yājñavalkya; Hitopadeśa] etc.
3) [v.s. ...] the possibility or suitableness of being done, [Tattvasamāsa]
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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 (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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Brihad Bhagavatamrita (commentary) (by Śrī Śrīmad Bhaktivedānta Nārāyana Gosvāmī Mahārāja)
A History of Indian Philosophy Volume 2 (by Surendranath Dasgupta)
Part 6 - Conception of Sacrificial Duties in the Gītā < [Chapter XIV - The Philosophy of the Bhagavad-gītā]