Tripathin, Tripāṭhin, Tri-pathin: 6 definitions


Tripathin 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.

India history and geography

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary

Tripāṭhin.—(EI 4, 31), same as Trivedin; epithet or family- name of Brāhmaṇas. Note: tripāṭhin 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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Sanskrit dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Tripāṭhin (त्रिपाठिन्).—a.

1) familiar with Saṃhitā, Pada, and Krama.

2) one who learns a thing after three repetitions.

Tripāṭhin is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms tri and pāṭhin (पाठिन्).

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

Tripāṭhin (त्रिपाठिन्).—[adjective] studying the three (Vedas).

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

Tripāṭhin (त्रिपाठिन्):—[=tri-pāṭhin] [from tri] m. familiar with the 3 Vedas (epithet of a commentator on [Vāsavadattā] and of several copyists).

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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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