Mahashitavati, Mahāśītavatī, Maha-shitavati: 6 definitions


Mahashitavati means something in Buddhism, Pali, 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.

Mahashitavati has 4 English definitions available.

The Sanskrit term Mahāśītavatī can be transliterated into English as Mahasitavati or Mahashitavati, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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[«previous next»] — Mahashitavati in Sanskrit glossary

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Mahāśītavatī (महाशीतवती):—[(ma + śī)] f. Nomen proprium einer der fünf grossen Schutzgöttinnen (s. mahārakṣā) bei den Buddhisten [Vyutpatti oder Mahāvyutpatti 24.] śetavatī [WILSON, Sel. Works 2, 13.]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung

Mahāśītavatī (महाशीतवती):—f. Nomen proprium einer der fünf grossen Schutzgottheiten der Buddhisten.

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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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