Shrita, Śṛta, Śrita, Sṛta: 12 definitions


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The Sanskrit terms Śṛta and Śrita and Sṛta can be transliterated into English as Srta or Shrita or Srita, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

Source: Vagbhata’s Ashtanga Hridaya Samhita (first 5 chapters)

Śṛta (शृत) refers to “boiled”, as mentioned in verse 5.28-29 of the Aṣṭāṅgahṛdayasaṃhitā (Sūtrasthāna) by Vāgbhaṭa.—Accordingly, “[...] among the (different kinds of milk [viz., payas]), [...] raw [viz., āma] milk (is) causative of effluxions (and) heavy, properly boiled [viz., śṛta] one different from this; very heavy is (milk that has been) excessively boiled; (that which is still) warm from milking (is) nectar-like”.

Source: Shodhganga: Edition translation and critical study of yogasarasamgraha

Śṛta (शृत, “decoction”) is another name for Kaṣāya, a Sanskrit technical term appearing in the 15th-century Yogasārasaṅgraha (Yogasara-saṅgraha) by Vāsudeva..—At first medicinal plants are dried in shade, cut into pieces or pounded, if necessary. According to the hardness of the drugs, four, eight or sixteen times of water is added and then boiled till about one fourth remains. It is then filtered through a cloth and the filtrate is used as medicine.

Source: Ayurveda glossary of terms

Śṛta (शृत):—Synonym of kashaya-boiled & filtered liquid of herbs for specific time used for the therapeutics & pharmaceutical manufacturing

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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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In Jainism

General definition (in Jainism)

Source: The University of Sydney: A study of the Twelve Reflections

Śrita (श्रित) refers to “having attained” (infinite purity), according to the 11th century Jñānārṇava, a treatise on Jain Yoga in roughly 2200 Sanskrit verses composed by Śubhacandra.—Accordingly, “Then the wise [man] who has gone beyond virtuous meditation and attained infinite purity (śritaśuddhiṃ cātyantikīṃ śritaḥ) commences to meditate on absolutely spotless pure [meditation]. He who is endowed with a robust physique etc., calm [and] whose behaviour is virtuous is also capable of meditating on pure meditation which is of four kinds of”.

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Jainism is an Indian religion of Dharma whose doctrine revolves around harmlessness (ahimsa) towards every living being. The two major branches (Digambara and Svetambara) of Jainism stimulate self-control (or, shramana, ‘self-reliance’) and spiritual development through a path of peace for the soul to progess to the ultimate goal.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Śṛta (शृत).—p. p.

1) Cooked; अयं सर्वः समस्ताङ्गः शृतः कृष्णमृगो मया (ayaṃ sarvaḥ samastāṅgaḥ śṛtaḥ kṛṣṇamṛgo mayā) Rām.2.56.28 (some editions give śrita for śṛta).

2) Boiled (water, milk &c.).

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Śrita (श्रित).—p. p. [śri-kta]

1) Gone to, approached, approached for refuse or protection.

2) Clung to, resting or sitting on.

3) United or joined with, connected with,

4) Protected.

5) Honoured, served.

6) Subservient, auxiliary.

7) Covered with, overspread.

8) Contained.

9) Assembled, collected.

1) Having, possessing.

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Śrita (श्रित).—= शृत (śṛta) q. v. Cooked; अयं सर्वः समस्ताङ्गः श्रितः कृष्णमृगो मया (ayaṃ sarvaḥ samastāṅgaḥ śritaḥ kṛṣṇamṛgo mayā) Rām.2.56.28.

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Sṛta (सृत).—Going, flight, escape; निवर्तध्वमधर्मज्ञा युध्यध्वं किं सृतेन वः (nivartadhvamadharmajñā yudhyadhvaṃ kiṃ sṛtena vaḥ) Mahābhārata (Bombay) 9.28.22.

Derivable forms: sṛtam (सृतम्).

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

Śṛta (शृत).—mfn.

(-taḥ-tā-taṃ) Boiled, (water, milk or Ghee.) E. śrā to boil, aff. kta, form irr.; or śṛ-kta; as applied to any other substances, the form is śrāṇa or śrapita .

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Śrita (श्रित).—mfn.

(-taḥ-tā-taṃ) 1. Cherished, protected, refuged. 2. Served, honoured, worshipped. 3. Joined with, contiguous to, connected with. 4. Covered, overspread. 5. Having, possessing. 6. Auxiliary, subservient. 7. Collected. E. śri to serve, kta aff.

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Sṛta (सृत).—mfn.

(-taḥ-tā-taṃ) Gone. E. sṛ to go, aff. kta .

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

Śṛta (शृत).—[adjective] boiled, roasted; [neuter] anything boiled, [especially] boiled milk; [abstract] śṛtatva the being cooked.

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Śrita (श्रित).—[adjective] clinging to, resting, seated, or placed, upon, being or contained in ([locative], [rarely] [accusative] or —°), fled or resorted to, got into a state or condition ([accusative] or —°); pass. approached, applied to, occupied, chosen.

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Sṛta (सृत).—[adjective] & [neuter] running.

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

1) Śṛta (शृत):—a mfn. ([from] √śrā; cf. śrāta) cooked, boiled (opp. to āma, ‘raw’, and [especially] said of water, milk, and ghee), [Ṛg-veda] etc. etc.

2) n. cooked food, ([especially]) boiled milk, [Brāhmaṇa; Āśvalāyana-śrauta-sūtra]

3) [from śrai] b See p. 1088, col. 1 (cf. śrīta, p.1098).

4) Śrita (श्रित):—[from śri] mfn. clinging or attached to, standing or lying or being or fixed or situated in or on, contained in, connected with ([locative case] [accusative], or [compound]), [Ṛg-veda] etc. etc.

5) [v.s. ...] one who has gone or resorted to ([accusative]), [Rājataraṅgiṇī; Kathāsaritsāgara; Bhāgavata-purāṇa]

6) [v.s. ...] having attained or fallen or got into any condition ([accusative] or [compound]; cf. kaṣṭa-śr), [ib.]

7) [v.s. ...] having assumed (a form), [Kathāsaritsāgara]

8) [v.s. ...] gone to, approached, had recourse to, sought, occupied (as a place), [Kāvya literature; Kathāsaritsāgara]

9) [v.s. ...] taken, chosen, [Rājataraṅgiṇī]

10) [v.s. ...] served, honoured, worshipped, [Horace H. Wilson]

11) [v.s. ...] subservient, subordinate, auxiliary, [Monier-Williams’ Sanskrit-English Dictionary]

12) Śrīta (श्रीत):—[from śrī] mfn. mixed, mixed with ([instrumental case]), cooked, [Ṛg-veda]

13) Sṛta (सृत):—[from sṛ] mfn. (cf. sūrta) going, running etc. (See bhujaga-śiśu-sṛta), [Harivaṃśa]

14) [v.s. ...] gone, passed away (See [compound])

15) [v.s. ...] (with bahis) one who has slipped or come out, [Kathāsaritsāgara]

16) [v.s. ...] n. (ifc. f(ā). ) going, moving

17) [v.s. ...] n. flight, escape, [Mahābhārata]

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

1) Śṛta (शृत):—[(taḥ-tā-taṃ) a.] Boiled.

2) Śrita (श्रित):—[(taḥ-tā-taṃ) a.] Cherished, protected, served, connected with, covered, possessing.

3) Sṛta (सृत):—[(taḥ-tā-taṃ) a.] Gone.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Śrita (श्रित) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Sia.

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Shrita in German

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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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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Śṛta (ಶೃತ):—

1) [noun] boiled.

2) [noun] cooked.

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Śṛta (ಶೃತ):—

1) [noun] cooked food.

2) [noun] heated ghee.

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Śrita (ಶ್ರಿತ):—

1) [adjective] taken shelter; depending on (another) for protection.

2) [adjective] honoured; revered.

3) [adjective] covered; veiled; screened.

4) [adjective] fixed, fastened or resting on.

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Śrita (ಶ್ರಿತ):—[noun] a man who is seeking or has sought shelter or protection.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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