Rathashakti, Rathaśakti, Ratha-shakti: 5 definitions


Rathashakti 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 Rathaśakti can be transliterated into English as Rathasakti or Rathashakti, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Rathaśakti (रथशक्ति).—f. the staff which supports the banner of a war-chariot; रथशक्तिं मुमोचासौ दीप्तामग्नि- शिखामिव (rathaśaktiṃ mumocāsau dīptāmagni- śikhāmiva) Mahābhārata (Bombay) 1.6.13.

Derivable forms: rathaśaktiḥ (रथशक्तिः).

Rathaśakti is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms ratha and śakti (शक्ति).

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

Rathaśakti (रथशक्ति).—f.

(-ktiḥ) The staff which supports the banner of a war chariot.

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

Rathaśakti (रथशक्ति):—[=ratha-śakti] [from ratha] f. ([probably]) the staff which supports the banner of a war ch°, [Mahābhārata; Harivaṃśa; Rāmāyaṇa]

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Rathashakti 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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