Vaidhriti, Vaidhṛti: 4 definitions
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The Sanskrit term Vaidhṛti can be transliterated into English as Vaidhrti or Vaidhriti, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
Vaidhṛti (वैधृति).—Sons of Vidhṛti. These were gods who treasured up the Vedas in their minds.*
- * Bhāgavata-purāṇa VIII. 1. 29.
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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Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
vaidhṛti (वैधृति).—m S pop. vaidhṛta m f The twenty-seventh of the astronomical yōga. 2 Severe colic.
Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Vaidhṛti (वैधृति).—f. Name of a particular position of the sun and moon (yoga), considered as very inauspicious and malignant.
See also (synonyms): vaidhṛta.
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1) See वैधृतम् (vaidhṛtam).
2) The Yoga star of the 27th lunar mansion.
Derivable forms: vaidhṛtiḥ (वैधृतिः).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Vaidhṛti (वैधृति):—[from vaidhṛta] f. the above position of the sun and moon, [Saṃskārakaustubha; Hemādri’s Caturvarga-cintāmaṇi]
2) [v.s. ...] the Yoga star of the 27th lunar mansion, [Monier-Williams’ Sanskrit-English Dictionary]
3) [v.s. ...] m. Name of Indra in the 11th Manv-antara (= vaidhṛta), [Bhāgavata-purāṇa]
4) [v.s. ...] m. [plural] Name of a class of gods, [ib.]
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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Brihat Samhita (by N. Chidambaram Iyer)
The Skanda Purana (by G. V. Tagare)
Appendix 2 - The astronomical definition of Yoga < [Appendices]
Chapter 60 - The Importance of the Intercalary Month < [Section 1 - Avantīkṣetra-māhātmya]
Chapter 22 - Duties of Householders (Gṛhin or Gṛhastha) < [Section 9 - Vāsudeva-māhātmya]
The Bhagavata Purana (by A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada)
Chapter 1 - The Manus, Administrators of the Universe < [Canto VIII - Withdrawal of the Cosmic Creations]
The Devi Bhagavata Purana (by Swami Vijñanananda)
The Gautami Mahatmya (by G. P. Bhatt)
The Padma Purana (by N.A. Deshpande)
Chapter 67 - Mātali on Three Kinds of Sin < [Section 2 - Bhūmi-khaṇḍa (section on the earth)]
Chapter 39 - On Gifts and Worthy Recipients of Gifts < [Section 2 - Bhūmi-khaṇḍa (section on the earth)]
Chapter 9 - General Rules of Śrāddha Performance < [Section 1 - Sṛṣṭi-khaṇḍa (section on creation)]