Samvritti, aka: Saṃvṛtti, Samvṛtti; 2 Definition(s)
Samvritti 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 Saṃvṛtti and Samvṛtti can be transliterated into English as Samvrtti or Samvritti, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Saṃvṛtti (संवृत्ति).—A Marut of the sixth gaṇa.*
- * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 5. 97.
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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1) Becoming, happening, occurrence.
Derivable forms: saṃvṛttiḥ (संवृत्तिः).(Source): DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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