Kritsna, aka: Kṛtsna; 2 Definition(s)
Kritsna means something in Buddhism, Pali, Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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 Kṛtsna can be transliterated into English as Krtsna or Kritsna, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
General definition (in Buddhism)
Kṛtsna (कृत्स्न).—A form of meditation practices whereby one focuses one’s attention on one of ten external objects in order to form an imprint of that object in one’s mind. These are blue (nīla), yellow (pīta), red (lohita), white (avadāta), earth (pṛthvī), water (ap), fire (tejas), wind (vāyu), sky (ākāśa), and consciousness (vijñāna).(Source): Google Books: Divine Stories: Divyavadana
Languages of India and abroad
kṛtsna (कृत्स्न).—a All, whole, entire.(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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Search found 6 books and stories containing Kritsna or Kṛtsna. You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra (by Gelongma Karma Migme Chödrön)
Class 5: The eight liberations (vimokṣa) < [Class (5) liberations, (6) masteries and (7) totalities]
Class 7: The ten spheres of totality (kṛtsnāyatana, kṛtsna-āyatana) < [Class (5) liberations, (6) masteries and (7) totalities]
Preliminary note to liberations, masteries and totalities < [Class (5) liberations, (6) masteries and (7) totalities]
Brihad Bhagavatamrita (by Śrīla Sanātana Gosvāmī)
Verse 2.3.90-91 < [Chapter 3 - Bhajana: Worship]
Verse 2.6.367 < [Chapter 6 - Abhīṣṭa-lābha: The Attainment of All Desires]
Verse 2.5.92 < [Chapter 5 - Prema: Love of God]
Brahma Sutras (Shankara Bhashya) (by Swami Vireshwarananda)
The Great Chariot (by Longchenpa)
Part 4 - The impermanence of the Vessel and Contents < [B. The extended explanation]
The Vishnu Purana (by Horace Hayman Wilson)
A History of Indian Philosophy Volume 3 (by Surendranath Dasgupta)
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