Punyakrit, Puṇyakṛt, Punya-krit: 6 definitions

Introduction

Punyakrit 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.

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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Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia

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

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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

[«previous (P) next»] — Punyakrit in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

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

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

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

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

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

Puṇyakṛt (पुण्यकृत्).—[puṇya-kṛ + t], adj. Virtuous, pious, [Bhagavadgītā, (ed. Schlegel.)] 6, 41.

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

Puṇyakṛt (पुण्यकृत्).—[adjective] right-doing, virtuous, honest.

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

1) Puṇyakṛt (पुण्यकृत्):—[=puṇya-kṛt] [from puṇya] mfn. = -kartṛ, [Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa; Mahābhārata] etc.

2) [v.s. ...] m. Name of one of the Viśve Devāḥ, [Mahābhārata]

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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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