Vrittimat, Vṛttimat: 3 definitions


Vrittimat 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 Vṛttimat can be transliterated into English as Vrttimat or Vrittimat, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Vṛttimat (वृत्तिमत्).—mfn. (-mān-matī-mat) Abiding, stationary. E. vṛtti and matup aff.

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

1) Vṛttimat (वृत्तिमत्):—[=vṛtti-mat] [from vṛtti > vṛt] mfn. following the practice of (ifc.), [Bhāgavata-purāṇa]

2) [v.s. ...] one who is engaged in a [particular] matter or has a [particular] way of thinking, [Śaṃkara-vijaya]

3) [v.s. ...] having a means of subsistence (ifc. = ‘living on or by’), [Manu-smṛti; Mahābhārata; Bhāgavata-purāṇa]

4) [v.s. ...] exercising a [particular] function, active (ifc. having anything as its function), [Sarvadarśana-saṃgraha] [Kapila [Scholiast or Commentator]]

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

Vṛttimat (वृत्तिमत्):—[vṛtti-mat] (mān-matī-mat) a. Stationary.

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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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