Satyanrita, aka: Satyānṛta, Satya-anrita; 3 Definition(s)


Satyanrita 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 Satyānṛta can be transliterated into English as Satyanrta or Satyanrita, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Satyānṛta (सत्यानृत).—See under Pramṛta.

Source: Puranic Encyclopaedia
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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-English dictionary

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Satyānṛta (सत्यानृत).—a.

1) true and false; सत्यानृता च परुषा (satyānṛtā ca paruṣā) H.2.183.

2) apparently true, but really false. (-tam, -te) 1 truth and falsehood.

2) practice of truth and falsehood; i. e. trade, commerce; सत्यानृताभ्यामपि वा न श्ववृत्त्या कदाचन (satyānṛtābhyāmapi vā na śvavṛttyā kadācana) Ms.4.4 and 6.

Satyānṛta is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms satya and anṛta (अनृत).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Satyānṛta (सत्यानृत).—n.

(-taṃ) Commerce, trade, traffic. E. satya truth, and anṛta falsehood, a mixed practice of truth and lies.

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