Rajakritya, Rājakṛtya, Rajan-kritya: 6 definitions
Rajakritya 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 Rājakṛtya can be transliterated into English as Rajakrtya or Rajakritya, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
Rājakṛtya (राजकृत्य).—To punish evil doers and to protect the law abiding.*
- * Matsya-purāṇa 211. 9.
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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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
2) royal command.
Derivable forms: rājakṛtyam (राजकृत्यम्).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Rājakṛtya (राजकृत्य).—[neuter] a king’s duty or business.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Rājakṛtya (राजकृत्य):—[=rāja-kṛtya] [from rāja > rāj] n. a k°’s duty or business, state affairs, [Kathāsaritsāgara; Pañcatantra]
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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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