Putivaktra, Pūtivaktrā, Pūtivaktra, Puti-vaktra: 8 definitions


Putivaktra 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

Shaivism (Shaiva philosophy)

[«previous next»] — Putivaktra in Shaivism glossary
Source: Wisdom Library: Kubjikāmata-tantra

Pūtivaktrā (पूतिवक्त्रा, “fetid-mouthed”):—One of the nine Dūtī presided over by one of the nine bhaivaravas named Mudreśa (emanation of Ananta, who is the central presiding deity of Dūtīcakra), according to the Kubjikāmata-tantra and the Ṣaṭsāhasrasaṃhitā.

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Shaiva (शैव, śaiva) or Shaivism (śaivism) represents a tradition of Hinduism worshiping Shiva as the supreme being. Closely related to Shaktism, Shaiva literature includes a range of scriptures, including Tantras, while the root of this tradition may be traced back to the ancient Vedas.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

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

Pūtivaktra (पूतिवक्त्र).—a. having offensive breath.

Pūtivaktra is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms pūti and vaktra (वक्त्र).

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

Pūtivaktra (पूतिवक्त्र).—Adj. Having offensive breath.

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

Pūtivaktra (पूतिवक्त्र).—[adjective] having a stinking breath, [abstract] [feminine]

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

Pūtivaktra (पूतिवक्त्र):—[=pūti-vaktra] [from pūti > pūy] mfn. ‘fetid-mouthed’, one who has offensive breath, [Yājñavalkya]

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Putivaktra in German

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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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Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Putivaktra in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Pūtivaktra (ಪೂತಿವಕ್ತ್ರ):—[noun] (myth.) name of a hell.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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