Ritambhara, Ṛtambharā, Ṛtaṃbhara, Ṛtambhara: 9 definitions


Ritambhara 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 terms Ṛtambharā and Ṛtaṃbhara and Ṛtambhara can be transliterated into English as Rtambhara or Ritambhara, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Ritambhara in Purana glossary
Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia

Ṛtambhara (ऋतम्भर).—An ancient King. He worshipped Kāmadhenu and obtained a son who was a devotee of Viṣṇu. The son’s name was Satyavān. In connection with Śrī Rāma’s Aśvamedhayāga, Śatrughna who was leading the horse, arrived in Satyavān’s city during his tour of the eastern lands. (Padma Purāṇa, Pātāla Khaṇḍa, Chapter 30).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Ṛtambharā (ऋतम्भरा).—A river of Plakṣadvīpa.*

  • * Bhāgavata-purāṇa V. 20. 4.
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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»] — Ritambhara in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Ṛtaṃbhara (ऋतंभर).—God, upholder of truth. ऋतंभरध्याननिवारिताघः (ṛtaṃbharadhyānanivāritāghaḥ) Bhāgavata 6.13.17.

-rā Intellect (Pātañjala Yogadarś;ana 1.47).

Derivable forms: ṛtaṃbharaḥ (ऋतंभरः).

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

Ṛtaṃbhara (ऋतंभर).—i. e. ṛta + m -bhṛ + a, I. m. A name of Brahman, [Bhāgavata-Purāṇa, (ed. Burnouf.)] 6, 13, 17. Ii. f. , Understanding, [Prabodhacandrodaya, (ed. Brockhaus.)] 68, 3.

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

1) Ṛtaṃbhara (ऋतंभर):—[=ṛta-ṃ-bhara] [from ṛta > ṛ] mfn. bearing the truth in one’s self

2) [v.s. ...] m. Name of Viṣṇu, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa vi, 13, 17]

3) Ṛtaṃbharā (ऋतंभरा):—[=ṛta-ṃ-bharā] [from ṛtaṃ-bhara > ṛta > ṛ] f. (with and without prajñā) intellect or knowledge which contains the truth in itself, [Prabodha-candrodaya; Sarvadarśana-saṃgraha] etc.

4) [v.s. ...] Name of a river, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa]

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

Ṛtambhara (ऋतम्भर):—(raḥ) 1. m. Vishnu.

[Sanskrit to German]

Ritambhara 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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Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Ritambhara in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Ṛtaṃbhara (ಋತಂಭರ):—[noun] the upholder of truth, righteousness; the Supreme God.

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

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