Shrimat, Śrīmat: 8 definitions

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Shrimat 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 Śrīmat can be transliterated into English as Srimat or Shrimat, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

Source: gurumukhi.ru: Ayurveda glossary of terms

Śrīmat (श्रीमत्):—Dazzling appearance

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Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.

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Shaktism (Shakta philosophy)

Source: Google Books: Manthanabhairavatantram

1) Śrīmat (श्रीमत्) refers to “glory”, according to the Manthānabhairavatantra, a vast sprawling work that belongs to a corpus of Tantric texts concerned with the worship of the goddess Kubjikā.—Accordingly, “Above [Śiva] is the tranquil (energy called) Śivā. Subtle, she is (the goddess) Vakrikā of the Abyss (kandara) (of the Void) in the supreme (state). O Kujeśvara, the glory (śrī) within that is the glory of liberation. The (blissful) vibration of the Command (ājñāghūrmi) is (thus) attained in the (supreme) faultless and indubitable (reality). If he desires liberation, the one who possesses (this) glory (śrīmat) should abide on that plane. [...]”.

2) Śrīmat (श्रीमत्) refers to “one who is well-behaved”, according to the Manthānabhairavatantra, a vast sprawling work that belongs to a corpus of Tantric texts concerned with the worship of the goddess Kubjikā.—Accordingly, while describing the signs of one who is a Siddha: “His heart is uplifted and his nose and the rest (of his face) is well balanced. The sign of one who is well accomplished is that he is well behaved [i.e., śrīmat] and he produces abundance. [...] One who is such and is equal in pleasure and pain is part of the Siddha lineage”.

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Shakta (शाक्त, śākta) or Shaktism (śāktism) represents a tradition of Hinduism where the Goddess (Devi) is revered and worshipped. Shakta literature includes a range of scriptures, including various Agamas and Tantras, although its roots may be traced back to the Vedas.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

śrīmat (श्रीमत्).—a S This is the neuter termination of śrīmān and the form from which the word enters into composition. Ex. śrīmannārāyaṇa, śrīmacchaṅkarācārya, śrīmadbhāgavata The exalted or excellent Narayan̤a, Shankaracharya, Bhagwat.

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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

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Śrīmat (श्रीमत्).—a.

1) Wealthy, rich.

2) Happy, fortunate, prosperous, thriving.

3) Beautiful, pleasing; श्रियः पतिः श्रीमति शासितुं जगत् (śriyaḥ patiḥ śrīmati śāsituṃ jagat) Śi.1.1.

4) Famous, celebrated, glorious, dignified; (the word is often used as a respectful affix to celebrated or revered names of persons and things as śrīmadbhāgavata, śrīmatchaṃkarācārya &c.). -m.

1) An epithet of Viṣṇu.

2) Of Kubera.

3) Of Śiva.

4) The Tilaka tree.

5) The Aśvattha tree.

6) A parrot.

7) A bull kept for breeding.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Śrīmat (श्रीमत्).—mfn. (-mān-matī-mat) 1. Wealthy, opulent. 2. Pleasing, beautiful. 3. Prosperous, fortunate, thriving. 4. Famous, illustrious. m. (-mān) 1. A tree, commonly Tila or Tilaka. 2. Vishnu. 3. Kuvera, the god of wealth. 4. Siva. 5. A title applied to any venerable person. E. śrī beauty, &c., matup aff.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum

Śrīmat (श्रीमत्) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—the epithet of a poet to whom one stanza is attributed in the Padyāvalī.

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

1) Śrīmat (श्रीमत्):—[=śrī-mat] [from śrī] a mfn. See 1100, [column]2.

2) [=śrī-mat] [from śrī] b mfn. beautiful, charming, lovely, pleasant, splendid, glorious, [Mahābhārata; Kāvya literature] etc.

3) [v.s. ...] possessed of fortune, fortunate, auspicious, wealthy, prosperous, eminent, illustrious, venerable (used, like śrī, as a prefix before the names of eminent persons and celebrated works and sometimes corrupted into śrīmant), of high rank or dignity (m. ‘a great or venerable person’), [Chāndogya-upaniṣad; Mahābhārata; Rāmāyaṇa] etc.

4) [v.s. ...] decorated with the insignia of royalty (as a king), [Varāha-mihira’s Bṛhat-saṃhitā]

5) [v.s. ...] abounding in gold (as Meru), [Bhartṛhari]

6) [v.s. ...] m. Name of Viṣṇu, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

7) [v.s. ...] of Kubera, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

8) [v.s. ...] of Śākya-mitra, [Buddhist literature]

9) [v.s. ...] of a son of Nimi, [Mahābhārata]

10) [v.s. ...] of a poet, [Catalogue(s)]

11) [v.s. ...] Ficus Religiosa, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

12) [v.s. ...] another tree (= tilaka), [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

13) [v.s. ...] a parrot, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

14) [v.s. ...] a bull kept for breeding, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Śrīmat (श्रीमत्):—[(mān-matī-mat) m.] A tree, Tila, Tilaka; Vishnu; Kuvera. a. Fortunate, prosperous, famous.

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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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