Lalitaka, Lālitaka: 5 definitions


Lalitaka 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.

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Source: Puranic Encyclopedia

Lalitaka (ललितक).—An ancient holy place of Bhārata. If one bathes in a sacred pond there, one will be free from sins. (Śloka 34, Chapter 84, Vana Parva).

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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-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Lālitaka (लालितक).—A fondling or darling, pet, little favourite.

Derivable forms: lālitakaḥ (लालितकः).

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

Lālitaka (लालितक).—m.

(-kaḥ) A fondling, a pet, a little favourite.

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

Lālitaka (लालितक).—[lālita + ka] (see lal, [Causal.]), m. A favourite, [Rājataraṅgiṇī] 6, 166.

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

1) Lalitaka (ललितक):—[from lal] n. Name of a Tīrtha, [Mahābhārata] ([varia lectio] lalitika).

2) Lālitaka (लालितक):—[from lal] m. a favourite, pet, [Rājataraṅgiṇī] (perhaps in some places a proper Name)

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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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