Turviti, Turvīti: 3 definitions


Turviti 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.

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia

1) Turvīti (तुर्वीति).—A King extolled in the Ṛgveda.

2) Turvīti (तुर्वीति).—A King. But since in some places he is mentioned as a sage, it must be presumed that he must have been a King who had become a sannyāsin during the latter part of his life. Once this sage was drowned and Indra came in time and rescued him. (Sūkta 61, Maṇḍala 1, Ṛgveda).

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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

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

Turvīti (तुर्वीति).—m. A proper name, Chr. 298, 23 = [Rigveda.] i. 112, 23.

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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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