Krita, aka: Kṛta; 8 Definition(s)
Krita means something in Buddhism, Pali, Hinduism, Sanskrit, Jainism, Prakrit, 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.
The Sanskrit term Kṛta can be transliterated into English as Krta or Krita, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Nāṭyaśāstra (theatrics and dramaturgy)
Kṛta (कृत) is another name (synonym) of bhāva, referring to “psychological states” (eg. permanent, involuntary, transitory), according to the Nāṭyaśāstra chapter 7.(Source): Wisdom Library: Nāṭya-śāstra
Nāṭyaśāstra (नाट्यशास्त्र, natya-shastra) refers to both the ancient Indian tradition of performing arts, (e.g., theatrics, drama, dance, music), as well as the name of a Sanskrit work dealing with these subjects. It also teaches the rules for composing dramatic plays (nāṭya) and poetic works (kāvya).
1a) Kṛta (कृत).—The son of Jaya and father of Haryavana.*
- * Bhāgavata-purāṇa IX. 17. 17.
1b) A son of Vasudeva and Rohiṇī.*
- * Bhāgavata-purāṇa IX. 24. 46.
- 1) Bhāgavata-purāṇa XII. 6. 80; Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa II. 35. 49 and 55; Vāyu-purāṇa 99. 189-90; Viṣṇu-purāṇa III. 16. 7.
- 2) Matsya-purāṇa 49. 75-6.
- 3) Viṣṇu-purāṇa IV. 19. 50-3.
1d) An Yakṣa and a son of Devayāni.*
- * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 7. 130.
1e) Married Śrutadevī; father of Sugrīva.*
- * Matsya-purāṇa 46. 5.
1f) A son of Viśvāmitra.*
- * Vāyu-purāṇa 91. 96.
1g) A son of Kanaka.*
- * Vāyu-purāṇa 94. 8.
1h) A son of Hṛdika.*
- * Vāyu-purāṇa 96. 139.
1i) A son of Cyavana.*
- * Vāyu-purāṇa 99. 219.
1j) A son of Vijaya; father of Haryadhana.*
- * Viṣṇu-purāṇa IV. 9. 26-7.
1k) Sets in when the sun, moon, Tiṣya and Bṛhaspati (Planet Jupiter) are in the same mansion.*
- * Viṣṇu-purāṇa IV. 24. 102.
The Purāṇas (पुराण, purana) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahāpurāṇas total over 400,000 ślokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.
General definition (in Hinduism)
Kṛta (जय):—Son of Jaya (son of Sañjaya, who was the son of Prati). He had a son named Haryabala. (see Bhāgavata Purāṇa 9.17.16)(Source): Wisdom Library: Hinduism
General definition (in Buddhism)
Kṛta (कृत) or Kṛtayuga refers to the “accomplished age ” and represents the first of the “four ages” (yuga) as defined in the Dharma-saṃgraha (section 88). The Dharma-samgraha (Dharmasangraha) is an extensive glossary of Buddhist technical terms in Sanskrit (eg., kṛta). The work is attributed to Nagarguna who lived around the 2nd century A.D.(Source): Wisdom Library: Dharma-samgraha
General definition (in Jainism)
Kṛta (कृत) refers to “done by self” and it is one of the factors making up the 108 kinds of adhikaraṇa (‘substratum’) of the living beings (jīva). This substratum (instruments of inflow) represents the foundation or the basis of an entity.
Kṛta is a Sanskrit technical term defined in the Tattvārthasūtra (ancient authorative Jain scripture) from the 2nd century, which contains aphorisms dealing with philosophy and the nature of reality.(Source): Wisdom Library: Jainism
Kṛta (कृत).—What is meant by ‘doing’ (kṛta)? To perform the activity is called “doing’.(Source): Encyclopedia of Jainism: Tattvartha Sutra 6: Influx of karmas
Jainism is an Indian religion of Dharma whose doctrine revolves around harmlessness (ahimsa) towards every living being. The two major branches (Digambara and Svetambara) of Jainism stimulate self-control (or, shramana, ‘self-reliance’) and spiritual development through a path of peace for the soul to progess to the ultimate goal.
Languages of India and abroad
kṛta (कृत).—n S The first of the four ages of the world, satyayuga.
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kṛta (कृत).—p (S) Done, made, performed. Elegantly prefixed in comp. implying That has done or made. Ex. kṛtabhōjana That has dined or made his meal; kṛtavivāha That has married; kṛtāparādha Guilty or faulty; kṛtasnāna, kṛtābhyaṅga, kṛtapraṇāma, kṛtanigraha, kṛtātithya, kṛtānugraha, kṛtaprasāda, kṛtaprasthāna, kṛtayajña. Others more valuable or less obvious are inserted and explained in order.
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krīta (क्रीत).—p S Bought. 2 Sold. 3 Used as s m, being abridged from krītaputra, A purchased son. This is one of the twelve heirs.(Source): DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
kṛta (कृत).—n The 1st of the 4 ages of the world. p Done.
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krīta (क्रीत).—p Sold. Bought.(Source): DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
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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The Mahabharata - Third Book (by Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa)
Section CXLVIII < [Tirtha-yatra Parva]
Section CLXL < [Markandeya-Samasya Parva]
Section C < [Tirtha-yatra Parva]
Manusmriti with the Commentary of Medhatithi (by Ganganatha Jha)
Verse 9.174 < [Section XXIII - The Twelve Kinds of Sons defined]
Verse 9.159-160 < [Section XXII - The Relative Status of the Twelve Kinds of Sons]
Verse 9.180 < [Section XXIII - The Twelve Kinds of Sons defined]
The Bhagavata Purana (by A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada)
Chapter 17 - The Dynasties of the Sons of Pururava < [Canto IX - Liberation]
Chapter 24 - The Philosophy of Sankhya < [Canto XI - General History]
Chapter 2 - The Symptoms of Kali-yuga < [Canto XII - The Age of Deterioration]
The Great Chariot (by Longchenpa)
Part 3 - Why they are the four tantras taught to those to be tamed < [A. Resolving the view]
The Vishnu Purana (by Horace Hayman Wilson)
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