Satyarata, Satyaratā, Satya-rata: 5 definitions


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In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Source: Puranic Encyclopedia

Satyaratā (सत्यरता).—A Kekaya princess. Satyavrata (Triśaṅku) the king of Ayodhyā married this princess. (Vāyu Purāṇa, Chapter 88; Verse 117).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Satyaratā (सत्यरता).—The Kaikaya princess married to Satya(v)rata. Triśanku son of Hariścandra.*

  • * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 63. 115: Vāyu-purāṇa 88. 117.
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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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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Satyarata (सत्यरत).—a. devoted to truth, honest, sincere.

-taḥ Name of Vyāsa.

Satyarata is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms satya and rata (रत).

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

Satyarata (सत्यरत).—mfn.

(-taḥ-tā-taṃ) Honest, sincere. m.

(-taḥ) Vyasa. E. satya the truth, and rata devoted to.

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

1) Satyarata (सत्यरत):—[=satya-rata] [from satya > sat] mfn. devoted to truth, honest

2) [v.s. ...] m. Name of Vyāsa, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

3) [v.s. ...] of a son of Satya-vrata, [Matsya-purāṇa]

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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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