Krittivasa, Kṛttivāsa, Kritti-vasa: 9 definitions

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Krittivasa 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 Kṛttivāsa can be transliterated into English as Krttivasa or Krittivasa, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Krittivasa in Purana glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Kṛttivāsa (कृत्तिवास).—A name of Śiva.*

  • * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa II. 9. 69; III. 25. 14: 72. 184; Matsya-purāṇa 181. 14 ch. Vāyu-purāṇa 21. 51.
Source: JatLand: List of Mahabharata people and places

Kṛttivāsa (कृत्तिवास) is a name mentioned in the Mahābhārata (cf. XIV.8.22, XIV.8) and represents one of the many proper names used for people and places. Note: The Mahābhārata (mentioning Kṛtti-vāsa) is a Sanskrit epic poem consisting of 100,000 ślokas (metrical verses) and is over 2000 years old.

Purana book cover
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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»] — Krittivasa in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Kṛttivāsa (कृत्तिवास).—m. an epithet of Śiva; स कृत्ति- वासास्तपसे यतात्मा (sa kṛtti- vāsāstapase yatātmā) Kumārasambhava 1.54; M.1.1.

Derivable forms: kṛttivāsaḥ (कृत्तिवासः).

Kṛttivāsa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms kṛtti and vāsa (वास). See also (synonyms): kṛttivāsas.

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

Kṛttivāsa (कृत्तिवास).—m.

(-saḥ) Siva: see the next.

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

Kṛttivāsa (कृत्तिवास):—[=kṛtti-vāsa] [from kṛtti > kṛt] m. = -vāsas, in [compound]

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

Kṛttivāsa (कृत्तिवास):—[kṛtti-vāsa] (saḥ) 1. m. Shiva.

[Sanskrit to German]

Krittivasa in German

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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»] — Krittivasa in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Kṛttivāsa (ಕೃತ್ತಿವಾಸ):—

1) [noun] = ಕೃತ್ತಿವಸ್ತ್ರ [krittivastra].

2) [noun] Śiva, who wears animal hide as his clothing.

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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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