Punyakrit, aka: Puṇyakṛt, Punya-krit; 3 Definition(s)


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The Sanskrit term Puṇyakṛt can be transliterated into English as Punyakrt or Punyakrit, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Puṇyakṛt (पुण्यकृत्).—A Viśvadeva. (Śloka 30, Chapter 91, Anuśāsana Parva).

Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopaedia
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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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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit-English dictionary

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Puṇyakṛt (पुण्यकृत्).—a. virtuous, meritorious.

Puṇyakṛt is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms puṇya and kṛt (कृत्).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Puṇyakṛt (पुण्यकृत्).—mf. (-kṛt) Virtuous, pious. E. puṇya virtue, and kṛt who acts.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara 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. 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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