Trinaciketa, Tri-naciketa, Triṇāciketa: 9 definitions

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Trinaciketa 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Trinachiketa.

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Trinaciketa in Purana glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Triṇāciketa (त्रिणाचिकेत).—(Triṇāciketa, Vāyu-purāṇa) the Brahmanas of the Yajur Veda, fit for Śrāddha feeding.*

  • * Viṣṇu-purāṇa III. 15. 2; Vā 79. 58; 83. 53.
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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»] — Trinaciketa in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Triṇāciketa (त्रिणाचिकेत).—

1) a part of the Adhvaryu-sacrifice or Yajurveda, or one who performs a vow connected therewith (according to Kull. on Manusmṛti 3.185); Mahābhārata (Bombay) 13.9.26.

2) one who has thrice kindled the Nāchiketa fire or studied the Nāchiketa section of Kāṭhaka; त्रिणाचिकेत- स्त्रिभिरेत्य सन्धिम् (triṇāciketa- stribhiretya sandhim) Kaṭh.1.17.

Derivable forms: triṇāciketaḥ (त्रिणाचिकेतः).

Triṇāciketa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms tri and ṇāciketa (णाचिकेत).

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

Triṇāciketa (त्रिणाचिकेत).—n.

(-taṃ) A portion of the Yajur Veda. m.

(-taḥ) A follower of that branch of the Vedas. It is also sometimes read tṛṇāciketa .

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

Triṇāciketa (त्रिणाचिकेत).—i. e. tri -nāciketa, m. One who practises a certain vow prescribed in a part of the Yājurveda, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 3, 185.

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

Triṇāciketa (त्रिणाचिकेत).—[adjective] who has thrice kindled the Nāciketa fire.

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

1) Triṇāciketa (त्रिणाचिकेत):—[=tri-ṇāciketa] [from tri] mfn. one who has thrice kindled the Nāciketa fire or studied the Nāciketa section of [Kāṭhaka; Āpastamba-dharma-sūtra; Kaṭha-upaniṣad; Manu-smṛti; Yājñavalkya; Mahābhārata] (Nārāyaṇa[, xii]), [Viṣṇu-purāṇa iii, 15, 1; Mārkaṇḍeya-purāṇa]

2) [v.s. ...] m. [plural] Name of 3 Anuvākas of [Kāṭhaka; Manu-smṛti iii, 185; Manvarthamuktāvalī, kullūka bhaṭṭa’s Commentary on manu-smṛti]

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

Triṇāciketa (त्रिणाचिकेत):—(taṃ) 1. n. A portion of the Yajur veda. m. A follower of it.

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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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