Munivrata, Muni-vrata: 5 definitions


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[«previous next»] — Munivrata in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Munivrata (मुनिव्रत).—an ascetic vow; keeping silence; मुनिव्रतैस्त्वामतिमात्रकर्शिताम् (munivrataistvāmatimātrakarśitām) Kumārasambhava 5.48; मुनिव्रतमथ त्यक्त्वा निश्चक्रामाम्बिकागृहात् (munivratamatha tyaktvā niścakrāmāmbikāgṛhāt) Bhāgavata 1.53.51.

Derivable forms: munivratam (मुनिव्रतम्).

Munivrata is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms muni and vrata (व्रत).

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

Munivrata (मुनिव्रत).—[adjective] keeping a Muni's vow (i.e. the vow of silence).

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

Munivrata (मुनिव्रत):—[=muni-vrata] [from muni] mfn. observing a M°s’s vow, keeping perpetual silence, [Śiśupāla-vadha]

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Munivrata 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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