Rakti: 8 definitions



Rakti 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

Rasashastra (chemistry and alchemy)

Source: archive.org: Rasa-Jala-Nidhi: Or Ocean of indian chemistry and alchemy

Rakti (रक्ति) refers to unit of measurement. One rakti is equal in weight to 1⅞ grain. (see the Rasajalanidhi by Bhudeb Mookerji volume 3)

Rasashastra book cover
context information

Rasashastra (रसशास्त्र, rasaśāstra) is an important branch of Ayurveda, specialising in chemical interactions with herbs, metals and minerals. Some texts combine yogic and tantric practices with various alchemical operations. The ultimate goal of Rasashastra is not only to preserve and prolong life, but also to bestow wealth upon humankind.

Discover the meaning of rakti in the context of Rasashastra from relevant books on Exotic India

Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Rakti (रक्ति).—[rañj-ktin]

1) Pleasingness, loveliness, charmingness.

2) Attachment, affection, loyalty, devotion.

Derivable forms: raktiḥ (रक्तिः).

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

Rakti (रक्ति).—f.

(-ktiḥ) 1. Affection, attachment. 2. Addiction to. 3. Charmingness. E. rañj to be affected, aff. ktin .

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

1) Rakti (रक्ति):—[from raj] f. (only [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]) pleasingness, loveliness

2) [v.s. ...] affection, attachment, devotion

3) [v.s. ...] Abrus Precatorius (cf. raktikā).

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

Rakti (रक्ति):—(ktiḥ) 2. f. Affection, love.

[Sanskrit to German]

Rakti in German

context information

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.

Discover the meaning of rakti in the context of Sanskrit from relevant books on Exotic India

Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Rakti (ರಕ್ತಿ):—[noun] deep affection; fondness; love; intense attachment.

context information

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

Discover the meaning of rakti in the context of Kannada from relevant books on Exotic India

See also (Relevant definitions)

Relevant text

Like what you read? Consider supporting this website: