Kshetravid, Kṣetravid, Kshetra-vid: 7 definitions


Kshetravid 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 Kṣetravid can be transliterated into English as Ksetravid or Kshetravid, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Kṣetravid (क्षेत्रविद्).—a. = क्षेत्रज्ञ (kṣetrajña) q. v. (-m.)

1) a husbandman.

2) a sage, one who has spiritual knowledge; यमक्षरं क्षेत्रविदो विदुः (yamakṣaraṃ kṣetravido viduḥ) Kumārasambhava 3.5.

3) the soul; यः क्षेत्रवित्तपतया हृदि विष्वगाविः (yaḥ kṣetravittapatayā hṛdi viṣvagāviḥ) Bhāgavata 4.22.37.

Kṣetravid is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms kṣetra and vid (विद्).

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

Kṣetravid (क्षेत्रविद्).—m. (-vit) 1. A sage, one who possesses spiritual knowledge. 2. A husbandman. E. kṣetra, and vid who knows.

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

Kṣetravid (क्षेत्रविद्).—[adjective] = kṣetrajña, [comparative] vittara.

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

1) Kṣetravid (क्षेत्रविद्):—[=kṣetra-vid] [from kṣetra] mfn. (= -jña) familiar with localities, [Ṛg-veda] (also [Comparative degree] -vit-tara, [x, 25, 8]), [Taittirīya-saṃhitā v, 2, 8, 5]

2) [v.s. ...] experienced, clever, skilful, [Kumāra-sambhava iii, 50]

3) [v.s. ...] knowing the body (as the soul), [Tattvasamāsa]

4) [v.s. ...] m. (t) ‘knowing the cultivation of fields’, a husbandman, [Horace H. Wilson]

5) [v.s. ...] one who possesses spiritual knowledge, sage, [Horace H. Wilson]

6) [v.s. ...] the soul, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa iv, 22, 37] (cf. a-kṣ.)

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

Kṣetravid (क्षेत्रविद्):—(dḥ) 5. m. A farmer; a sage.

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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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