Shitadevi, Śitādēvī, Śitādevī, Sita-devi: 1 definition



Shitadevi 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 terms Śitādēvī and Śitādevī can be transliterated into English as Sitadevi or Shitadevi, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Vaishnavism (Vaishava dharma)

Source: Pure Bhakti: Brhad Bhagavatamrtam

Sītādevī (सीतादेवी) refers to:—The daughter of Janaka Mahārāja and the eternal consort of Śrī Rāmacandra. (cf. Glossary page from Śrī Bṛhad-bhāgavatāmṛta).

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Vaishnava (वैष्णव, vaiṣṇava) or vaishnavism (vaiṣṇavism) represents a tradition of Hinduism worshipping Vishnu as the supreme Lord. Similar to the Shaktism and Shaivism traditions, Vaishnavism also developed as an individual movement, famous for its exposition of the dashavatara (‘ten avatars of Vishnu’).

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Marathi-English dictionary

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

śitādēvī (शितादेवी).—f Properly sītādēvī.

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sītādēvī (सीतादेवी).—f (sītā in the sense of Pomona.) The portion of a crop left (at reaping-time) in a corner for the Mahar. Applied, in some districts, to the remnant upon the khaḷēṃ or thrashing floor after the removal of the rāsa or corn-heap. A hakk of the Mahar.

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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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