Shrutavati, Śrutāvatī: 3 definitions


Shrutavati 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 Śrutāvatī can be transliterated into English as Srutavati or Shrutavati, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Shrutavati in Purana glossary
Source: Puranic Encyclopedia

Śrutāvatī (श्रुतावती).—Daughter of Bharadvāja Muni. Once Bharadvāja happened to see the Apsarā woman Ghṛtācī and he had an involuntary emission of semen. Śrutāvatī was born from that semen. She observed an austere tapas with the object of getting Indra as her husband. (For more information see Para 30 under Indra).

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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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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Shrutavati in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Śrutāvatī (श्रुतावती):—[=śrutā-vatī] [from śruta > śru] (for śruta-v) f. Name of a daughter of Bharad-vāja, [Mahābhārata]

[Sanskrit to German]

Shrutavati 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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