Kritanjaliputa, Kṛtāñjalipuṭa, Kritanjali-puta, Kritamjaliputa: 6 definitions

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Kritanjaliputa 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 Kṛtāñjalipuṭa can be transliterated into English as Krtanjaliputa or Kritanjaliputa, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Kritanjaliputa in Purana glossary
Source: archive.org: Shiva Purana - English Translation

Kṛtāñjalipuṭa (कृताञ्जलिपुट) refers to “joining palms in reverence”, according to the Śivapurāṇa 2.2.42.—Accordingly, as Brahmā narrated to Nārada:—“[...] O great sage, after thus eulogising lord Śiva, I joined my palms in reverence (i.e., kṛtāñjalipuṭa) and bent my head in humility. Then Indra and other gods, the guardians of the quarters, of good mentality lauded lord Śiva whose lotus-like face beamed with brilliance”.

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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.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Kritanjaliputa in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Kṛtāñjalipuṭa (कृताञ्जलिपुट).—mfn.

(-ṭaḥ-ṭā-ṭaṃ) Joining the palms of the hands for the purpose of doing obeisance, also for holding water &c. E. kṛta, and añjalipuṭa the palms joined.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Kṛtāñjalipuṭa (कृताञ्जलिपुट).—[Kṛta-añjali-], adj. putting the hands together, [Rāmāyaṇa] 1, 9, 62.

Kṛtāñjalipuṭa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms kṛtāñjali and puṭa (पुट).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Kṛtāñjalipuṭa (कृताञ्जलिपुट):—[=kṛtāñjali-puṭa] [from kṛtāñjali > kṛta > kṛ] mf(ā)n. joining the palms of the hands for obeisance or for holding offerings of water etc., [Rāmāyaṇa i, 39, 9.]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Kṛtāñjalipuṭa (कृताञ्जलिपुट):—[kṛtā+ñjali-puṭa] < [kṛtāñjali-puṭa] (ṭaḥ-ṭā-ṭaṃ) a. Idem.

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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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Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Kritanjaliputa in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Kṛtāṃjalipuṭa (ಕೃತಾಂಜಲಿಪುಟ):—[noun] = ಕೃತಾಂಜಲಿ - [kritamjali -] 1 & 2.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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