Su-krishta, Su-kṛṣṭa, Sukrishta: 3 definitions



Su-krishta means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India. 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 Su-kṛṣṭa can be transliterated into English as Su-krsta or Su-krishta, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary

Su-kṛṣṭa.—(Ep. Ind., Vol. XXXV, p. 135), ‘well-cultivated’. śulka-daṇḍa-dāṇa-kāruka-maulika-śrotra-nidhi-nikṣepa-jala- paṣāṇa-tejaḥ-svāmyam = ity-ādy-aṣṭa-bhoga-sahitam, ‘together with right to the enjoyment of the gift land in eight ways such as the rights to tolls, fines (or obligations), customs duties, taxes on artisans, fixed revenue, rent of public buildings, treasure- trove, occasional finds or deposits, fishing, quarrying and tejaḥ- svāmya (full authority arising out of ownership).’ See the various words as noticed above. Cf. Ind. Ep., Vol. XXXII, p. 42. Note: su-kṛṣṭa is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.

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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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

Sukṛṣṭa (सुकृष्ट):—[=su-kṛṣṭa] [from su] mfn. well-ploughed, [Aitareya-brāhmaṇa; Rāmāyaṇa; Pañcatantra]

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Sukṛṣṭa (सुकृष्ट):—adj. wohlgepflügt [Aitareyabrāhmaṇa 3, 38.] [Spr. (II) 5608.]

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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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