Kirtika, Kīrtika: 1 definition
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary
Kīrtika (कीर्तिक).—(m. or nt.; hyper-Sanskrit for AMg. kittiā = Sanskrit kṛttikā; Pali only kattikā, °ka), name of a nakṣatra (Sanskrit kṛttikā): Mahāvastu iii.303.7 eko sujātāye nakṣatre jātako, aparo kīrtike. Cf. kirttiya, karthika.
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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The Mahavastu (great story) (by J. J. Jones)
Harivamsha Purana (by Manmatha Nath Dutt)
Chapter 117 - Vana—the Great Asura < [Book 2 - Vishnu Parva]
Chapter 17 - The Reply of the Gopas < [Book 2 - Vishnu Parva]
Chapter 3 - An Account of Various Families; Daksha’s Offspring < [Book 1 - Harivamsa Parva]
The Garuda Purana (by Manmatha Nath Dutt)
Chapter VI - Re-incarnation of Daksha in the form of Prachetas < [Agastya Samhita]
The Mahabharata (English) (by Kisari Mohan Ganguli)