Shatadhriti, Śatadhṛti, Shata-dhriti: 5 definitions
Shatadhriti 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 Śatadhṛti can be transliterated into English as Satadhrti or Shatadhriti, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
1a) Śatadhṛti (शतधृति).—A name of Indra.*
- * Bhāgavata-purāṇa IX. 10. 34.
1b) A name of Brahmā.*
- * Bhāgavata-purāṇa XI. 4. 5.
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Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
1) an epithet of Indra.
2) of Brahman; गते शत- धृतौ क्षत्तः कर्दमस्तेन चोदितः (gate śata- dhṛtau kṣattaḥ kardamastena coditaḥ) Bhāg.3.24.21.
3) heaven or Svarga.
Derivable forms: śatadhṛtiḥ (शतधृतिः).
Śatadhṛti is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms śata and dhṛti (धृति).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-tiḥ) 1. Brahma. 2. Indra. 3. Heaven. E. śata, dhṛti sacrifice.
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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