Vriktabarhis, Vṛktabarhis: 3 definitions


Vriktabarhis 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.

The Sanskrit term Vṛktabarhis can be transliterated into English as Vrktabarhis or Vriktabarhis, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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

Vṛktabarhis (वृक्तबर्हिस्).—[adjective] who has plucked or spread the sacrificial grass, i.e. sacrificing, pious.

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

1) Vṛktabarhis (वृक्तबर्हिस्):—[=vṛkta-barhis] [from vṛkta > vṛj] mfn. (vṛkta-) one who has gathered and spread the sacrificial grass (and so is prepared to receive the gods), sacrificing or loving to sacrifice, [Ṛg-veda]

2) [v.s. ...] m. a priest, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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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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