Rahita: 13 definitions
Rahita means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, Marathi, Hindi. 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.
Alternative spellings of this word include Rahit.
Shaktism (Shakta philosophy)Source: Google Books: Manthanabhairavatantram
Rahita (रहित) means “without” (i.e., devoid of), 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, “[...] I will now expound the sixfold introduction to the differentiated (sakala aspect). The Śāmbhava (state), supreme and tranquil, is above the six (Wheels). It is liberation (kaivalya), unique (kevala), tranquil, devoid of the Five Voids [i.e., khapañca-rahita] and beneficial. It is consciousness, supreme and pure. It is the inexplicable (kiñcit) Śāmbhava (state) that is pure consciousness (cinmātra). It is supreme. It is the supreme Nirvāṇa, the body made of consciousness along with Śiva. The subtle, pure consciousness of the Person is said to be subtle and omnipresent. (Thus) consciousness is said to be of three kinds, Individual (āṇava), Empowered (śākta), and Śāmbhava.
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.
Languages of India and abroad
Pali-English dictionarySource: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
rahita : (adj.) deprived of; without.Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Rahita, (pp. of rah) 1. lonely, forsaken Th. 2, 373 (gantum icchasi rahitaṃ bhiṃsanakaṃ mahāvanaṃ).—2. deprived of, without (-°) J. III, 369 (buddhiyā rahitā sattā); DA. I, 36 (avaṇṇa°); PvA. 63 (bhoga°), 67 (ācāra°), 77 (gandha°). Note. samantarahita is to be divided as sam-antarahita. (Page 567)
Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.
Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
rahita (रहित).—a (S) Destitute or void of; unaccompanied with; standing or being without. Used in comp. without end; as jalarahita, dugdharahita, vidyā- rahita, dhanarahita, kāmarahita, krōdharahita.
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rahīta (रहीत).—a (rāhaṇēṃ) Remaining; lying over from the former account;--used esp. by Karkuns or accountants, and with such words as -aḍāvā-jamā- kharca-bērīja-rakama-tārīkha-mitī-vyāja-śilaka. 2 Left, remaining, lying; i. e. that is not now to be done, used, taken &c.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
rahita (रहित).—a Void of; being without.
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rahīta (रहीत).—a Remaining, lying over the former account.
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.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Rahita (रहित).—p. p. [rah-karmaṇi kta]
1) Quitted, left, abandoned, deserted.
2) Separated from, free from, deprived or destitute of, without (with instr. or at the end of comp.); रहिते भिक्षुभिर्ग्रामे (rahite bhikṣubhirgrāme) Y.3.59; गुणरहितः (guṇarahitaḥ); सत्त्वरहितः (sattvarahitaḥ) &c.
3) Lonely, solitary.
-tam Secrecy, privacy; नोपासितव्यौ रहिते कदाचित् (nopāsitavyau rahite kadācit) Mb.3.234.1.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-taḥ-tā-taṃ) 1. Left, quitted, abandoned. 2. Free from, devoid of. E. rah to leave, aff. kta .Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Rahita (रहित).—[adjective] left, deserted, alone; destitute of, wanting ([instrumental], °— or —°).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Rahita (रहित):—[from rah] mfn. left, quitted, forsaken, deserted, lonely, solitary, [Mahābhārata; Rāmāyaṇa] etc. (te ind. or teṣu ind. in secret, secretly, privately)
2) [v.s. ...] deserted by, separated or free from, deprived or void or destitute of ([instrumental case] or [compound]), [Yājñavalkya; Mahābhārata etc.]
3) [v.s. ...] ([in the beginning of a compound]) wanting, absent (cf. below).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Rahita (रहित):—[(taḥ-tā-taṃ) a.] Left, abandoned.Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)
Rahita (रहित) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Rahia.
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.
Hindi dictionarySource: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary
Rahita (रहित) [Also spelled rahit]:—(a) without, devoid of, bereft of.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Ends with (+69): Abhidheyarahita, Abhiprahita, Adhararahita, Adhivyadhirahita, Adimadhyantararahita, Adyamtarahita, Agamarahita, Agnirahita, Agrahita, Ahamrahita, Anandarahita, Anirahita, Anitirahita, Antarahita, Anugrahita, Anuprahita, Aprahita, Apratigrahita, Arahita, Arasagrahita.
Full-text (+51): Rahia, Lajjarahita, Uttararahita, Shraddharahita, Vyatharahita, Vyadhirahita, Sangarahita, Yuyutsarahita, Svikararahita, Virahita, Agamarahita, Rah, Rahitya, Arahita, Vipadrahita, Rahitasura, Vipattirahita, Abhidheyarahita, Samskararahita, Rahitaratnacaya.
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Brihad Bhagavatamrita (commentary) (by Śrī Śrīmad Bhaktivedānta Nārāyana Gosvāmī Mahārāja)
Shrimad Bhagavad-gita (by Narayana Gosvami)
Rig Veda (translation and commentary) (by H. H. Wilson)
Preceptors of Advaita (by T. M. P. Mahadevan)
Mundaka Upanishad (Madhva commentary) (by Srisa Chandra Vasu)