Viratha: 7 definitions
Viratha means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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.
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
Viratha (विरथ).—A son of Nṛpamjaya.*
- * Matsya-purāṇa 49. 79.
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
viratha (विरथ).—a S (Poetry.) Uncharioted or uncarred--a warrior in battle. Ex. aśvāsahita ratha bhaṅgilā || taiṃ indrajit vi0 jhālā ||.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
viratha (विरथ).—a Uncharioted.
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: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Viratha (विरथ):—[=vi-ratha] [from vi] a mfn. chariotless, deprived of a chariot, [Mahābhārata; Rāmāyaṇa; Kathāsaritsāgara]
2) [=vi-ratha] b etc. See p. 952, col. 1.Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)
Viratha (विरथ) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Viraha.
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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.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
Viratha (ವಿರಥ):—[noun] a man who has lost his chariot (in a battlefield).
Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.
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Garga Samhita (English) (by Danavir Goswami)
The Shiva Purana (by J. L. Shastri)
Chapter 51 - Review of holy rites < [Section 5 - Umā-Saṃhitā]
Chapter 45 - The incarnation of Mahākālikā < [Section 5 - Umā-Saṃhitā]
Puranic encyclopaedia (by Vettam Mani)