Srishtikrit, Sṛṣṭikṛt: 4 definitions


Srishtikrit 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 Sṛṣṭikṛt can be transliterated into English as Srstikrt or Srishtikrit, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Srishtikrit in Purana glossary
Source: Shiva Purana - English Translation

Sṛṣṭikṛt (सृष्टिकृत्) refers to the “creator”, and is used as an epithet of Brahmā, in the Śivapurāṇa 2.2.17. Accordingly as Brahmā narrated to Nārada:—“[...] Dakṣa was worried with thoughts. But he became greatly delighted at my sight. He asked me the purpose of my visit. Dakṣa said:—[...] ‘‘O creator [viz., Sṛṣṭikṛt], preceptor of the universe, be kind and tell me the purpose of your visit to me?’”.

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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»] — Srishtikrit in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Sṛṣṭikṛt (सृष्टिकृत्).—[masculine] creator.

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

1) Sṛṣṭikṛt (सृष्टिकृत्):—[=sṛṣṭi-kṛt] [from sṛṣṭi > sṛj] mfn. idem

2) [v.s. ...] m. (with deva) Name of Brahmā, [Mahābhārata]

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Srishtikrit 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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