Ritupati, Ṛtupati, Ritu-pati: 1 definition

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Ritupati 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 Ṛtupati can be transliterated into English as Rtupati or Ritupati, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Ṛtupati (ऋतुपति).—

1) the lord of seasons, i. e. the spring.

2) Name of Agni; Rv.1.2.1.

3) Name of other deities; Av.3.1.9.

Derivable forms: ṛtupatiḥ (ऋतुपतिः).

Ṛtupati is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms ṛtu and pati (पति).

context information

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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