Mantrakrit, Mantrakṛt, Mantra-krit: 4 definitions

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Mantrakrit 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 Mantrakṛt can be transliterated into English as Mantrakrt or Mantrakrit, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Mantrakṛt (मन्त्रकृत्).—m.

1) an author or composer of Vedic hymns; अप्यग्रणीर्मन्त्र- कृतामृषीणां कुशाग्रबुद्धे कुशली गुरुस्ते (apyagraṇīrmantra- kṛtāmṛṣīṇāṃ kuśāgrabuddhe kuśalī guruste) R.5.4;1.61;15.31.

2) one who recites a sacred text.

3) a counsellor, an adviser.

4) an ambassador; यद्वा अयं मन्त्रकृद्वो भगवानखिलेश्वरः (yadvā ayaṃ mantrakṛdvo bhagavānakhileśvaraḥ) Bhāg.3.1.2.

Mantrakṛt is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms mantra and kṛt (कृत्).

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

Mantrakṛt (मन्त्रकृत्).—m. (-kṛt) 1. A counsellor, a minister. 2. One who recites a sacred text. 3. A composer of Vedic hymns. E. mantra advice, and kṛt who gives or makes.

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

Mantrakṛt (मन्त्रकृत्).—[masculine] composer or reciter of a sacred text; counsellor, emissary.

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

1) Mantrakṛt (मन्त्रकृत्):—[=mantra-kṛt] [from mantra > man] m. a composer of hymns, [Ṛg-veda; Brāhmaṇa]

2) [v.s. ...] one who recites a s° t°, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa]

3) [v.s. ...] a counsellor, adviser, [Raghuvaṃśa]

4) [v.s. ...] an emissary, ambassador, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa]

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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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