Pativrata, aka: Pativratā, Pati-vrata; 5 Definition(s)
Pativrata means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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.
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)
Pativratā (पतिव्रता).—Conjugal fidelity; the greatness of, illustrated by the story of Sāvitrī and Satyavān; husband is the lord, God, partner and not others.*
- * Matsya-purāṇa 210. 16ff.
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.
Languages of India and abroad
pativratā (पतिव्रता).—f (S pati Husband, vrata A religious obligation:--who never violates her marriage vow.) A chaste and dutiful wife.Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
pativratā (पतिव्रता).—f A chaste and dutiful wife.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
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.
Pativratā (पतिव्रता).—a devoted, faithful and loyal wife, a chaste and virtuous wife; °त्वम् (tvam) fidelity to a husband.
Pativratā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms pati and vratā (व्रता).Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
(-tā) A good and virtuous wife. E. pati a husband, vrata a religious obligation; who never violates her marriage vow.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. 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.
Starts with: Pativratamahatmyaparva.
Ends with: Apativrata.
Search found 7 books and stories containing Pativrata, Pativratā, Pati-vrata, Pati-vratā; (plurals include: Pativratas, Pativratās, vratas, vratās). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
Brihad Bhagavatamrita (by Śrīla Sanātana Gosvāmī)
Verse 2.3.76 < [Chapter 3 - Bhajana: Worship]
Verse 1.3.67 < [Chapter 3 - Prapancatita: Beyond the Material World]
Manusmriti with the Commentary of Medhatithi (by Ganganatha Jha)
Verse 5.158 < [Section XIV - Duties of Women]
Verse 3.262 < [Section XVIII - Disposal of Offerings]
The Padma Purana (by N.A. Deshpande)
The Devi Bhagavata Purana (by Swami Vijñanananda)
Kathasaritsagara (the Ocean of Story) (by Somadeva)