Nibhrita, Nibhṛta: 13 definitions


Nibhrita means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Hindi. 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 Nibhṛta can be transliterated into English as Nibhrta or Nibhrita, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Alternative spellings of this word include Nibhrat.

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Nibhṛta (निभृत).—A son of Kratu; one of the ten branches of the Sukarma group of devas.*

  • * Vāyu-purāṇa 62. 10; 100. 93.
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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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Yoga (school of philosophy)

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Source: ORA: Amanaska (king of all yogas): A Critical Edition and Annotated Translation by Jason Birch

Nibhṛta (निभृत) refers to “firm (bodies)”, according to the Yogatārāvalī: a short Yoga text of twenty-nine verses presenting Haṭhayoga as the means to Rājayoga (i.e., Samādhi).—Accordingly, while describing the no-mind state: “We see the Amanaska Mudrā manifesting in [those] most eminent sages because [their] breathing has disappeared, [their] bodies are firm (nibhṛta) and [their] lotus-eyes are half closed”.

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Yoga is originally considered a branch of Hindu philosophy (astika), but both ancient and modern Yoga combine the physical, mental and spiritual. Yoga teaches various physical techniques also known as āsanas (postures), used for various purposes (eg., meditation, contemplation, relaxation).

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Nibhṛta (निभृत).—a.

1) Placed down, deposited, lowered.

2) Filled with, full of; चिन्तया निभृतः (cintayā nibhṛtaḥ) Bhāgavata 1.32.2.

3) Concealed, hidden, out of sight, unperceived, unobserved; निभृतो भूत्वा (nibhṛto bhūtvā) Pañcatantra (Bombay) 1; नभसा निभृतेन्दुना (nabhasā nibhṛtendunā) R.8.15 'with the moon become invisible, about to set or go down'; Ve.6.2; Śiśupālavadha 6.2.

4) Secret, covert; अणुदीर्णवर्णनिभृतार्थमाह्वयत् (aṇudīrṇavarṇanibhṛtārthamāhvayat) Si.13.42.

5) (a) Still, silent; निभृतद्विरेफम् (nibhṛtadvirepham) (kānanam) Kumārasambhava 3.42;6.2. (b) Steady, fixed, immovable, motionless; निष्कम्पचामरशिखा निभृतोर्ध्वकर्णाः (niṣkampacāmaraśikhā nibhṛtordhvakarṇāḥ) Ś.1.8.

6) Mild, gentle; अनिभृता वायवः (anibhṛtā vāyavaḥ) Kirātārjunīya 13.66 'not gentle, violent or strong'; Mālatīmādhava (Bombay) 2.12; Mv.3.14; स्वजननिभृतः सर्वोऽप्येवं मृदुः परिभूयते (svajananibhṛtaḥ sarvo'pyevaṃ mṛduḥ paribhūyate) Pratimā 1.18.

7) Modest, humble; अनिभृत- करेषु प्रियेषु (anibhṛta- kareṣu priyeṣu) Meghadūta 7, प्रणामनिभृता कुलवधूरिव (praṇāmanibhṛtā kulavadhūriva) Mu.1; वधनिभृत- सिंहाश्च गिरयः (vadhanibhṛta- siṃhāśca girayaḥ) Pañch.1.3; अद्यप्रमृति निभृता भवन्ति (adyapramṛti nibhṛtā bhavanti) 2; युक्तं चतुर्भिर्निभृतैस्तुरङ्गैः (yuktaṃ caturbhirnibhṛtaisturaṅgaiḥ) (ratham) Bu. Ch.3.8.

8) Firm, resolute.

9) Lonely, solitary; (nibhṛtanikuñjagṛhaṃ gatayā Gītagovinda 2.

1) Shut, closed (as a door).

11) True, faithful, firmly attached.

12) Inactive (niṣkriya, tyaktodyoga); निभृता नरेन्द्राः (nibhṛtā narendrāḥ) Rām. 4.28.43.

-tā A kind of riddle; Kāv.

-tam Modesty, humility.

-tam ind.

1) Secretly, covertly, privately, unperceived; Ś.3. Śiśupālavadha 3.74; Manusmṛti 9.263.

2) Silently, quietly; K.134.

3) Out of sight, in a corner.

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

Nibhṛta (निभृत).—mfn.

(-taḥ-tā-taṃ) 1. Modest, humble, unassuming. 2. Lonely, solitary. 3. Placed down. 4. Secret. 5. Still, Silent. 6. Firm. 7. On the point of setting. 8. Filled with. E. ni before, bhṛ to cherish, affix kta.

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

Nibhṛta (निभृत).—[adjective] loaden or filled with ([instrumental] or —°); firm, steady, unmoved, constant, faithful; devoted to, intent upon (—°); settled, certain; hidden, secret. [neuter] secret, mystery, silence, also [adverb]

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

1) Nibhṛta (निभृत):—[=ni-bhṛta] mfn. (√bhṛ) borne or placed down, hidden, secret, [Mahābhārata; Kāvya literature] etc.

2) [v.s. ...] nearly set (as the moon), [Raghuvaṃśa]

3) [v.s. ...] firm, immovable, [Harivaṃśa; Kāvya literature; Purāṇa]

4) [v.s. ...] shut, closed (as a door), [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

5) [v.s. ...] fixed, settled, decided, [Ṛg-veda]

6) [v.s. ...] fixed or intent upon ([compound]), [Kādambarī]

7) [v.s. ...] filled with, full of ([instrumental case] or [compound]), [Bhāgavata-purāṇa]

8) [v.s. ...] attached, faithful, [Mahābhārata; Mārkaṇḍeya-purāṇa]

9) [v.s. ...] still, silent, [Kumāra-sambhava]

10) [v.s. ...] quiet, humble, modest, mild, gentle, [Mahābhārata; Rāmāyaṇa] etc.

11) [v.s. ...] free from passions, undisturbed (= śānta), [Harṣacarita]

12) [v.s. ...] lonely, solitary, [Gīta-govinda]

13) Nibhṛtā (निभृता):—[=ni-bhṛtā] [from ni-bhṛta] f. a kind of riddle, [Kāvyādarśa]

14) Nibhṛta (निभृत):—[=ni-bhṛta] n. humility, modesty, [Mahābhārata v, 1493] ([Nīlakaṇṭha] ‘secrecy, silence’).

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

Nibhṛta (निभृत):—[ni-bhṛta] (taḥ-tā-taṃ) a. Modest, humble; solitary; low, soft.

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

Nibhṛta (निभृत) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Ṇihua.

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Hindi dictionary

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Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Nibhṛta (निभृत) [Also spelled nibhrat]:—(a) lonely, solitary, secret.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Nibhṛta (ನಿಭೃತ):—

1) [adjective] placed below or on the ground.

2) [adjective] spread or diffused throughout; pervaded.

3) [adjective] covered; concealed; hidden.

4) [adjective] strong; powerful.

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Nibhṛta (ನಿಭೃತ):—[noun] something purposely kept from the knowledge of others; a secret.

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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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Nepali dictionary

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

Nibhṛta (निभृत):—adj. 1. concealed; secret; secluded; 2. filled with; full of; 3. still; silent; immovable;

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