Kripi, Kṛpī, Kṛpi: 7 definitions
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The Sanskrit terms Kṛpī and Kṛpi can be transliterated into English as Krpi or Kripi, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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Vaishnavism (Vaishava dharma)Source: ISKCON Press: Glossary
Kṛpī (कृपी).—The sister of Kṛpācārya and the wife of Droṇa. Her son was Aśvatthāmā.
Vaishnava (वैष्णव, vaiṣṇava) or vaishnavism (vaiṣṇavism) represents a tradition of Hinduism worshipping Vishnu as the supreme Lord. Similar to the Shaktism and Shaivism traditions, Vaishnavism also developed as an individual movement, famous for its exposition of the dashavatara (‘ten avatars of Vishnu’).
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Wisdom Library: Bhagavata Purana
Kṛpī (कृपी):—The female child born of the two children born from the semen of Śaradvān that fell unto a patch of grass upon him seeing Urvaśī. The male counterpart is called Kṛpa. Kṛpī became the wife of Droṇācārya. (see Bhāgavata Purāṇa 9.21.36)Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia
Kṛpī (कृपी).—(See Para 2 under Kṛpa II). Later history. Kṛpī was brought up in the palace of King Śantanu. She was duly married by Droṇācārya and a son called Aśvatthāmā was born to them. (Ādi Parva, Chapter 130). Kṛpī lamented very much over the death of Droṇa in the great war. (Strī Parva, Chapter 23, Verse 33).
The terms Śāradvatī and Gautamī are used as synonyms of Kṛpī in the Mahābhārata. (See full article at Story of Kṛpī from the Puranic encyclopaedia by Vettam Mani)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
1) Kṛpi (कृपि).—One of the ten branches of the Sukarma clan of devas.*
- * Vāyu-purāṇa 100. 92.
2) Kṛpī (कृपी).—(Gautamī) the wife of Droṇa, and daughter of Satyadhṛti, found by Śantanu in the forest. Mother of Aśvatthāma.*
- * Bhāgavata-purāṇa I. 7. 45; 13. 4; IX. 21. 36; Vāyu-purāṇa 99. 204; Viṣṇu-purāṇa IV. 19. 68.
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.
General definition (in Hinduism)Source: Apam Napat: Indian Mythology
Kripi was born from the vitality of Sardhwan, a son of Gautama. Kripa was her twin brother. She married Drona, and had a son named Ashwatthama.
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Kṛpī (कृपी).—The sister of कृप (kṛpa) and wife of Droṇa.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Kṛpī (कृपी):—[from kṛp] f. of kṛpa q.v.
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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Puranic encyclopaedia (by Vettam Mani)
Mahabharata (English) (by Kisari Mohan Ganguli)
Section 23 < [Stri-vilapa-parva]
Section CXXX < [Sambhava Parva]
Section CXXXI < [Sambhava Parva]
Sri Bhakti-rasamrta-sindhu (by Śrīla Rūpa Gosvāmī)
Verse 3.3.113 < [Part 3 - Fraternal Devotion (sakhya-rasa)]
Verse 2.3.27 < [Part 3 - Involuntary Ecstatic Expressions (sattvika-bhāva)]
Shrimad Bhagavad-gita (by Narayana Gosvami)
Chapter 2 - The Son of Drona Punished < [Sauptika Parva]
Chapter 8 - The Preceptor Drona < [Adi Parva]
Harivamsha Purana (by Manmatha Nath Dutt)