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 (?).

In Buddhism

General definition (in Buddhism)

[Kritsna in Buddhism glossaries]

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

Marathi-English dictionary

[Kritsna in Marathi glossaries]

kṛtsna (कृत्स्न).—a All, whole, entire.

(Source): DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
context information

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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