Tripatha, aka: Tri-patha; 3 Definition(s)

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In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Tripatha (त्रिपथ).—The name of a horse of the Moon's chariot.*

  • * Matsya-purāṇa 126. 52.
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
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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-English dictionary

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Tripatha (त्रिपथ).—

1) the three paths taken collectively, i. e. the sky, atmosphere, and the earth, or the sky, earth and the lower world.

2) a place where three roads meet.

-thā an epithet of Mathura. °गा, °गामिनी (gā, °gāminī) an epithet of the Ganges; गङ्गा त्रिपथगामिनी (gaṅgā tripathagāminī); धृतसत्पथस्त्रिपथगामभितः स तमारुरोह पुरुहूतसुतः (dhṛtasatpathastripathagāmabhitaḥ sa tamāruroha puruhūtasutaḥ) Ki.6.1; Amaru.99.

Derivable forms: tripatham (त्रिपथम्).

Tripatha is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms tri and patha (पथ).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Tripatha (त्रिपथ).—n.

(-thaṃ) 1. A place where three roads meet. 2. Three ways or paths. E. tri, and patha a road.

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