Susatkrita, Susatkṛta: 4 definitions


Susatkrita 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 Susatkṛta can be transliterated into English as Susatkrta or Susatkrita, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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

Susatkṛta (सुसत्कृत) (Cf. Satkṛta) refers to “well prepared (articles of worship)”, according to the Śivapurāṇa 2.3.26 (“Pārvatī-Jaṭila dialogue”).—Accordingly, as Brahmā narrated to Nārada: “When those sages returned to their abodes, lord Śiva, the cause of great enjoyment and protection wanted to test the penance of the goddess. [...] Śiva, who is favourably disposed towards His devotees, approached her with pleasure in the guise of a celibate. On seeing that Brahmin of wonderful refulgence come, goddess Pārvatī worshipped Him with all the articles of worship. She worshipped him with great joy by means of well prepared [i.e., susatkṛta] and arranged articles of worship. Thereafter Pārvatī enquired after the health of the Brahmin with respect. [...]”.

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

Susatkṛta (सुसत्कृत).—[adjective] well made or prepared, hospitably received, highly honoured.

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

1) Susatkṛta (सुसत्कृत):—[=su-satkṛta] [from su > su-saṃyata] mfn. well arranged, beautifully adorned or decorated, [Mahābhārata]

2) [v.s. ...] received or treated with great hospitality, highly honoured, [Rāmāyaṇa]

3) [v.s. ...] one to whom the supreme honours have been duly rendered, [Rāmāyaṇa]

[Sanskrit to German]

Susatkrita 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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