Nishkapata, Niṣkapaṭa: 5 definitions



Nishkapata means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, 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 Niṣkapaṭa can be transliterated into English as Niskapata or Nishkapata, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Alternative spellings of this word include Nishkapat.

In Hinduism

Vaishnavism (Vaishava dharma)

Source: Pure Bhakti: Brhad Bhagavatamrtam

Niṣkapaṭa (निष्कपट) refers to:—Without duplicity. (cf. Glossary page from Śrī Bṛhad-bhāgavatāmṛta).

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Vaishnava (वैष्णव, vaiṣṇava) or vaishnavism (vaiṣṇavism) represents a tradition of Hinduism worshipping Vishnu as the supreme Lord. Similar to the Shaktism and Shaivism traditions, Vaishnavism also developed as an individual movement, famous for its exposition of the dashavatara (‘ten avatars of Vishnu’).

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Nishkapata in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

niṣkapaṭa (निष्कपट).—a (S) corruptly niṣkapaṭī a Free from guile or falsity; fair, ingenuous, candid.

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

niṣkapaṭa (निष्कपट).—a niṣkapaṭī a Free from guile; fair, ingenuous.

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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

[«previous next»] — Nishkapata in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Niṣkapaṭa (निष्कपट):—[=niṣ-kapaṭa] [from niṣ > niḥ] mfn. guileless, free from deceit or fraud, [Monier-Williams’ Sanskrit-English Dictionary]

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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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Hindi dictionary

[«previous next»] — Nishkapata in Hindi glossary
Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Niṣkapaṭa (निष्कपट) [Also spelled nishkapat]:—(a) straightforward, honest, ingenuous, uncanny, guileless, unwily; hence ~[] (nf).

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