Parikirtita, Parikīrtita: 3 definitions


Parikirtita 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)

[«previous next»] — Parikirtita in Shaktism glossary
Source: Google Books: Manthanabhairavatantram

Parikīrtita (परिकीर्तित) refers to “that which is said to be”, according to the Manthānabhairavatantra, a vast sprawling work that belongs to a corpus of Tantric texts concerned with the worship of the goddess Kubjikā.—Accordingly, “[...] The gross is associated with ritual (karmakāṇḍa). The subtle consists of thought. That which is devoid of thought is said to be [i.e., parikīrtita] supreme”.

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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

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

Parikīrtita (परिकीर्तित).—p. p.

1) Proclaimed, announced.

2) Boasted of.

3) Said, declared to be.

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

Parikīrtita (परिकीर्तित):—[=pari-kīrtita] [from pari-kīrt] mfn. proclaimed, announced, boasted of, said, called, [ib.]

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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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