Shraddhanvita, Śraddhānvita, Shraddha-anvita: 4 definitions
Shraddhanvita 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 Śraddhānvita can be transliterated into English as Sraddhanvita or Shraddhanvita, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: archive.org: Shiva Purana - English Translation
Śraddhānvita (श्रद्धान्वित) refers to “being endowed with (devotion and) faith”, according to the Śivapurāṇa 2.4.11 (“The Victory of Kumāra”).—Accordingly, as Brahmā narrated to Nārada: “[...] Those who recite this divine story of Kumāra and glorify him are infinitely fortunate and attain Śivaloka. Those who listen to his glory with devotion and faith (śraddhānvita) will attain divine salvation hereafter after enjoying great happiness here. [...]”.
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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Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-taḥ-tā-taṃ) Believing, faithful. E. śraddhā and anvita endowed with; also śraddhāsamanvita.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Śraddhānvita (श्रद्धान्वित):—[from śraddhā > śrad] (śraddhānv) mfn. endowed with f°, believing, [Horace H. Wilson]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Śraddhānvita (श्रद्धान्वित):—[śraddhā+nvita] (taḥ-tā-taṃ) a. Believing.
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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