Mitratva: 8 definitions


Mitratva 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

Shaktism (Shakta philosophy)

Source: Google Books: Manthanabhairavatantram

Mitratva (मित्रत्व) refers to “friendship”, according to the second recension of the Yogakhaṇḍa of the Manthānabhairavatantra, a vast sprawling work that belongs to a corpus of Tantric texts concerned with the worship of the goddess Kubjikā.—Accordingly, as the Goddess (i.e., Khageśī) said to the God (i.e., Bhairava), “If you are my friend [i.e., mitratva], recall what was previously agreed. And so tell (me) the liturgy (krama) and * *, having known (it), the Kula scripture. O goddess, tell me (about) the offerings, the sacrificial substances of the Siddhas and the Kula liturgy. To you belongs the glory (while) I am a worshipper of the transmission (krama). [...]”.

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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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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Mitratva (मित्रत्व).—Friendship, friendliness.

Derivable forms: mitratvam (मित्रत्वम्).

See also (synonyms): mitratā.

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

Mitratva (मित्रत्व).—n.

(-tvaṃ) Friendship, friendliness. E. mitra with tva aff.; also with tal, mitratā .

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

Mitratva (मित्रत्व):—[=mitra-tva] [from mitra] n. friendship, [Taittirīya-saṃhitā; Pañcatantra etc.]

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

Mitratva (मित्रत्व):—(tvaṃ) 1. n. Friendship.

[Sanskrit to German]

Mitratva 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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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Mitratva (ಮಿತ್ರತ್ವ):—[noun] the relation or attachment between friends; friendship.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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