Kritin, Kṛtin: 8 definitions

Introduction

Kritin means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India. 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 Kṛtin can be transliterated into English as Krtin or Kritin, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

1a) Kṛtin (कृतिन्).—A son of Sannatīmat. Learnt yoga from Hiraṇyanābha, and sang the six early sāma saṃhitas. Father of Nīpa.*

  • * Bhāgavata-purāṇa IX. 21. 28-29.

1b) A son of Cyavana and father of Vasu Uparicara.*

  • * Bhāgavata-purāṇa IX. 22. 5.
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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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India history and geogprahy

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary

Kṛtin.—(EI 7-1-2), ‘twentytwo’; cf. kṛti, ‘twenty’. Note: kṛtin is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.

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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Kṛtin (कृतिन्).—a. [kṛtamanena, kṛta-ini]

1) One who has done his work or gained his end, satisfied, contented, happy, successful; यस्य वीर्येण कृतिनो वयं च भुवनानि च (yasya vīryeṇa kṛtino vayaṃ ca bhuvanāni ca) U.1.32; न खल्वनिर्जित्य रघुं कृती भवान् (na khalvanirjitya raghuṃ kṛtī bhavān) R.3.51;12,64.

2) (Hence) Lucky, fortunate, blessed; Ś.1.23;7.19.

3) Clever, competent, able, expert, skilful, wise, learned; तं क्षुरप्र- शकलीकृतं कृती (taṃ kṣurapra- śakalīkṛtaṃ kṛtī) R.11.29,19.14; Ku.2.1; Ki.2.9; Śi.2.25,3; H.3.89; Ve.4.12.

4) Good, virtuous, pure, pious; तावदेव कृतिनामपि स्फुरत्येष निर्मलविवेकदीपकः (tāvadeva kṛtināmapi sphuratyeṣa nirmalavivekadīpakaḥ) Bh. 1.56.

5) Following, obeying, doing what is enjoined.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Kṛtin (कृतिन्).—adj., acc. to Suzuki belonging to the kṛta age: Laṅk 365.6 ahaṃ ca virajo 'nye vai sarve te kṛtino jināḥ; the interpretation is supported by Tibetan byaṅ dus, perfect time, and by 364.6 ahaṃ cānye kṛtayuge…

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Kṛtin (कृतिन्).—mfn. (-tī-tinī-ti) 1. Wise, learned. 2. Clever, skilful. 3. Good, virtuous. 4. Pure, pious, 5. Following, obeying, doing what is enjoined. E. kṛta done, performed, ini affix; by whom proper acts are done.

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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. 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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