Riddhimat, Ṛddhimat: 5 definitions


Riddhimat 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 Ṛddhimat can be transliterated into English as Rddhimat or Riddhimat, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Riddhimat in Purana glossary
Source: archive.org: Shiva Purana - English Translation

Ṛddhimat (ऋद्धिमत्) refers to a “richly (decorated)” (vehicle), according to the Śivapurāṇa 2.4.12 (“The story of Śiva and Pārvatī”).—Accordingly, as Brahmā narrated to Nārada: “After saying thus and obtaining his permission, Viṣṇu and other gods went jubilantly to that mountain along with Kumāra. When the lord Kumāra started to Kailāsa, the abode of Śiva, sounds of ‘Victory’ arose indicating great auspiciousness. Kumāra got in the richly (parama-ṛddhimat) decorated aerial chariot that shone above all the things. [...]”.

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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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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Riddhimat in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Ṛddhimat (ऋद्धिमत्).—a. Prosperous, wealthy, respectable, rich; ऋद्धिमन्तमधिकर्द्धिरुत्तरः पूर्वमुत्सवमपोहदुत्सवः (ṛddhimantamadhikarddhiruttaraḥ pūrvamutsavamapohadutsavaḥ) R.19.5.

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

Ṛddhimat (ऋद्धिमत्).—mfn. (-mān-matī-mat) Rich, prosperous. E. ṛddhi and matup aff.

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

1) Ṛddhimat (ऋद्धिमत्):—[=ṛddhi-mat] [from ṛddhi > ṛdh] mfn. being in a prosperous state, prosperous, wealthy, [Mahābhārata; Rāmāyaṇa; Raghuvaṃśa] etc.

2) [v.s. ...] bringing or bestowing prosperity or wealth, [Suśruta]

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

Ṛddhimat (ऋद्धिमत्):—[ṛddhi-mat] (mān-matī-mat) a. Rich, affluent, prosperous.

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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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