Mantravat: 6 definitions


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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Mantravat (मन्त्रवत्).—a.

1) Attended with spells or incantations; अशिक्षतास्त्रं पितुरेव मन्त्रवत् (aśikṣatāstraṃ pitureva mantravat) R.3.31.

2) Initjated. -ind.

1) According to sacred texts.

2) According to the rules of consultation.

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

Mantravat (मन्त्रवत्).—mfn. (-vān-vatī-vat) 1. Accompanied with holy texts, (a ceremony.) 2. Entitled to use the Vedas. 3. Initiated. 4. Having or hearing counsel. E. mantra and matup aff.

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

1) Mantravat (मन्त्रवत्):—[=mantra-vat] [from mantra > man] 1. mantra-vat ind. in conformity with or accompanied by the recitation of s° t°, [Manu-smṛti; Mahābhārata; Rāmāyaṇa]

2) [v.s. ...] according to all rules of consultation, [Mahābhārata]

3) [v.s. ...] 2. mantra-vat mfn. attended with s° t° or hymns, [???; Manu-smṛti; Yājñavalkya]

4) [v.s. ...] enchanted (as a weapon), [Raghuvaṃśa]

5) [v.s. ...] entitled to use the Mantras, initiated, [Horace H. Wilson]

6) [v.s. ...] having or hearing counsel, [ib.]

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

Mantravat (मन्त्रवत्):—[mantra-vat] (vān-vatī-vat) a. Having counsel; initiated; accompanied with texts; using the Vedas.

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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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