Mantrita, Mantritā: 16 definitions


Mantrita means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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

Shaktism (Shakta philosophy)

Source: Google Books: Manthanabhairavatantram

Mantrita (मन्त्रित) means “consecrated with mantra”, according to the Śrīmatottara-tantra, an expansion of the Kubjikāmatatantra: the earliest popular and most authoritative Tantra of the Kubjikā cult.—Accordingly, as Bhairava explains: “[...] By squeezing where the channels that transport the vital breath (are located), (with) the two thumbs consecrated with mantra [i.e., mantrita], it [i.e., parāśakti—the supreme energy] heats up and (then) burns up the cage of sin. The mind attains the transmental state and (the disciple) falls on the ground unconscious”.

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Shakta (शाक्त, śākta) or Shaktism (śāktism) represents a tradition of Hinduism where the Goddess (Devi) is revered and worshipped. Shakta literature includes a range of scriptures, including various Agamas and Tantras, although its roots may be traced back to the Vedas.

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Shaivism (Shaiva philosophy)

Source: Brill: Śaivism and the Tantric Traditions

Mantrita (मन्त्रित) or Parimantrita refers to “reciting a mantra over a particular substance”, according to the Guhyasūtra chapter 3.—Accordingly, “[...] [Using the mantra] ‘oṃ namo vāyupathacāriṇe amitagatiparākramāya vimale kulu kulu svāhā’, [and taking] arsenic, gold [and?] a mineral, …, ground up with pig fat/marrow, over which one has recited [the navātman] 1000 times (sahasra-parimantrita), he should smear [the mixture] on his feet/legs, while once again reciting the navātman: he will travel 200 yojanās unwearied!”.

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Shaiva (शैव, śaiva) or Shaivism (śaivism) represents a tradition of Hinduism worshiping Shiva as the supreme being. Closely related to Shaktism, Shaiva literature includes a range of scriptures, including Tantras, while the root of this tradition may be traced back to the ancient Vedas.

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Ayurveda (science of life)

Toxicology (Study and Treatment of poison)

Source: Shodhganga: Kasyapa Samhita—Text on Visha Chikitsa

Mantrita (मन्त्रित) refers to “having sanctified (food)”, as described in the Kāśyapa Saṃhitā: an ancient Sanskrit text from the Pāñcarātra tradition dealing with both Tantra and Viṣacikitsā—an important topic from Āyurveda which deals with the study of Toxicology (Viṣavidyā or Sarpavidyā).—The decoded mantras are for those aspirants who may use it under the guidance of an able / qualified preceptor after due procedures of initiation or dīkṣā. Regarding the Śaṅkhapāla-viṣaharaṇa-mantra (VII. 20cd-2ab) it says: “Twenty-one morsels of food, sanctified (mantrita) by the aspirant, if given to the victim bitten by Śaṅkhapāla and if the victim is asking for water, he is freed from venom. Also, the victim has to be told a story involving the removal of poison (so as to keep him awake)”.

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Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.

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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Mantrita in Purana glossary
Source: Shiva Purana - English Translation

Mantrita (मन्त्रित) refers to “infusing (drops of water) with mantras”, according to the Śivapurāṇa 2.5.15 (“The birth of Jalandhara and his marriage”).—Accordingly, as Sanatkumāra narrated to Vyāsa: “[...] Then a battle between the armies of the gods and Asuras ensued. [...] Bhārgava resuscitated the Asuras killed in the battle with the Vidyā of Amṛtajīvinī and drops of water infused with mantras (mantrita) [vidyayā amṛtajīvinyā maṃtritaistoyabindubhiḥ]. The sage Aṅgiras too resuscitated the gods in the battle with the divine herbs frequently brought from the mountain Droṇa. Jalandhara saw the gods restored to life again in the battle. He then spoke angrily to Bhārgava. [...]”.

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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

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

mantrita (मंत्रित).—p (S) Charmed or spell-bound.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

mantrita (मंत्रित).—p Charmed or spell-bound.

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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Mantrita (मन्त्रित).—p. p. [mantr-kta]

1) Consulted.

2) Counselled, advised; कच्चित् ते मन्त्रितो मन्त्रो राष्ट्रं न परिधावति (kaccit te mantrito mantro rāṣṭraṃ na paridhāvati) Rām.2. 1.18.

3) Said, spoken.

4) Charmed, consecrated by mantras.

5) Settled, determined.

-tam Advice, counsel; सुयुद्धं वानराणां च सुग्रीवस्य च मन्त्रितम् (suyuddhaṃ vānarāṇāṃ ca sugrīvasya ca mantritam) Rām.6.112.2.

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Mantritā (मन्त्रिता).—Ministership, office of a minister.

See also (synonyms): mantritva.

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

Mantrita (मन्त्रित).—mfn.

(-taḥ-tā-taṃ) 1. Advised, counselled, planned. 2. Consecrated with Mantras. E. matri to consult, aff. kta .

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

Mantritā (मन्त्रिता).—f., and mantritva mantṛtva, n., i. e. mantrin + tā or tva, The state or office of a counsellor, ministership, [Hitopadeśa] 54, 14.

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

Mantrita (मन्त्रित).—[adjective] deliberated, talked over ([neuter] [impersonally]); advised, counselled, consecrated with sacred texts or magical formulas; [neuter] deliberation, plan.

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Mantritā (मन्त्रिता).—[feminine] tva [neuter] the office of a king’s minister or councillor.

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

1) Mantritā (मन्त्रिता):—[=mantri-tā] [from mantri > man] f.

2) Mantrita (मन्त्रित):—[from man] a mfn. discussed, deliberated, determined, [Mahābhārata; Kāvya literature] etc.

3) [v.s. ...] advised, counselled (said of Persons and things), [ib.]

4) [v.s. ...] consecrated with sacred texts, enchanted, charmed, [Mahābhārata; Rāmāyaṇa]

5) [v.s. ...] n. counsel, deliberation, plan, [ib.]

6) [from mantraṇa > mantr] b See p.786.

7) Māntrita (मान्त्रित):—[from māntra] mfn. ([from] next) [gana] kaṇvādi.

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

Mantrita (मन्त्रित):—[(taḥ-tā-taṃ) a.] Advised.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Mantrita (मन्त्रित) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Maṃtia.

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Mantrita 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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Nepali dictionary

[«previous next»] — Mantrita in Nepali glossary
Source: unoes: Nepali-English Dictionary

Mantrita (मन्त्रित):—adj. 1. counseled; 2. spoken; uttered; 3. initiated or consecrated by recitation of a mantra;

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Nepali is the primary language of the Nepalese people counting almost 20 million native speakers. The country of Nepal is situated in the Himalaya mountain range to the north of India.

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