Shaktitraya, aka: Śaktitraya, Shakti-traya; 4 Definition(s)


Shaktitraya means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India, Marathi. 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 Śaktitraya can be transliterated into English as Saktitraya or Shaktitraya, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

India history and geogprahy

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Śakti-traya.—(SII 1), the three [regal] powers. Note: śakti-traya is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary
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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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Marathi-English dictionary

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śaktitraya (शक्तित्रय).—n S The trio of Powers of war; viz. prabhuśakti, mantraśakti, utsāhaśakti q. v. in loc. 2 The trio of Powers iu construction, composition, or formation; viz. jñānaśakti Power of understanding or knowledge; kriyāśakti Efficient or active power; dravyaśakti Passive power or susceptibility; the power consisting in the presence of substances endowed with properties. These are referred respectively to satvaguṇa, rajōguṇa, tamōguṇa, and are named sātvikaśakti, rājasaśakti, tāmasaśakti.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
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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.

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

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Śaktitraya (शक्तित्रय).—the three constituent elements of regal power; see शक्ति (śakti) (2) above.

Derivable forms: śaktitrayam (शक्तित्रयम्).

Śaktitraya is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms śakti and traya (त्रय).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Śaktitraya (शक्तित्रय).—n.

(-yaṃ) The three ingredieats of regal power; or king, minister, and vigour. E. śakti, and traya triad: see śakti .

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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