Shantipatha, Śāntipāṭha, Shamtipatha: 4 definitions


Shantipatha means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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 Śāntipāṭha can be transliterated into English as Santipatha or Shantipatha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Marathi-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Shantipatha in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

śāntipāṭha (शांतिपाठ).—m (S) Recitation of a propitiatory mantra (as to avert evil spirits from a woman in childbirth, or to avert or allay evil spirits or evil events in general). 2 fig. Skill or facility in despatching and disposing of difficulties and troubles. 3 fig. Vehement or reiterate scolding and rating.

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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 dictionary

[«previous next»] — Shantipatha in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum

1) Śāntipāṭha (शान्तिपाठ) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—vaid. B. 1, 30. Ben. 18 (Av.). Rādh. 29.

2) Śāntipāṭha (शान्तिपाठ):—Ulwar 208.

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

Śāntipāṭha (शान्तिपाठ):—[=śānti-pāṭha] [from śānti > śānta] m. Name of [work]

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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 (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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Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Shantipatha in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Śāṃtipāṭha (ಶಾಂತಿಪಾಠ):—

1) [noun] a reciting of a text for averting evil; expiatory or propitiatory hymns.

2) [noun] a teaching of or discourse on the needs and merits of a peaceful state.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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