Shravitaka, Śrāvitaka: 1 definition


Shravitaka 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 Śrāvitaka can be transliterated into English as Sravitaka or Shravitaka, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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[«previous next»] — Shravitaka in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Śrāvitaka (श्रावितक).—m. (Sanskrit °ta plus specifying -ka), one that has been caused to hear (the gospel): tehī tadā °kehi sārdhaṃ kurvanti pūjāṃ dvipadottamānām Saddharmapuṇḍarīka 194.8 (verse). Cf. saṃśrāvitaka.

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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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