Rashtrabhrit, Rāṣṭrabhṛt: 3 definitions
Rashtrabhrit 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 Rāṣṭrabhṛt can be transliterated into English as Rastrabhrt or Rashtrabhrit, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
Rāṣṭrabhṛt (राष्ट्रभृत्).—A son of Bharata.*
- * Bhāgavata-purāṇa V. 7. 3.
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-English dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Rāṣṭrabhṛt (राष्ट्रभृत्).—[masculine] dependent prince, tributary; [feminine] [plural] cert. sacrifices or sacrif. formulas.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Rāṣṭrabhṛt (राष्ट्रभृत्):—[=rāṣṭra-bhṛt] [from rāṣṭra] m. ‘bearing sway’, ([probably]) a tributary prince, [Atharva-veda; Aitareya-brāhmaṇa; Kāṭhaka]
2) [v.s. ...] Name of dice, [Atharva-veda]
3) [v.s. ...] of a son of Bharata, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa]
4) [v.s. ...] f. Name of an Apsaras, [Atharva-veda]
5) [v.s. ...] of [particular] prayers and oblations (-tva n.), [Taittirīya-saṃhitā; Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa; Gṛhya-sūtra and śrauta-sūtra]
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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