Samvartta, Saṃvartta: 4 definitions
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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
Saṃvartta (संवर्त्त).—A son of Pathya and AtharvĀṅgiras.*
- * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 1. 106.
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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Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
saṃvartta (संवर्त्त) [or संवर्त्तक, saṃvarttaka].—m S A cloud. 2 The cloud which, according to the Puran̤, opens its exhaustless store and produces a universal deluge. Hence A universal destruction by rain.
Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-rttaḥ) 1. Destruction of the universe. 2. Beleric myrobalan. 3. The name of a Muni. 4. A cloud of a particular class. 5. Being, becoming. 6. Turning towards. 7. Collection. 8. A year. E. sam before vṛt to be, aff. ghañ .Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Saṃvartta (संवर्त्त):—[saṃ-vartta] (rttaḥ) 1. m. Destruction of the universe; a cloud; beleric myrobalan; name of a sage.
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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