Vrata, Vrāta: 35 definitions
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[Deutsch Wörterbuch]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch
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Vrata (व्रत):—1. [?Z. 2 Manu’s Gesetzbuch 2, 3] könnte man, wie ein Schol. thut, auch bratāni yama trennen. —
1) g) bhagnaṃ cirasaṃcitaṃ vratam [Spr. (II) 5976.]
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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Starts with (+132): Vratabandha, Vratabandhanirnaya, Vratabandhapaddhati, Vratabhakshana, Vratabhanga, Vratabhiksha, Vratabhrashta, Vratabhrashte, Vratabhrit, Vratabhrita, Vratabodhavritti, Vratacara, Vratacarana, Vratacarane, Vratacarin, Vratacarita, Vratacarya, Vratacarye, Vratacharana, Vratacharya.
Ends with (+588): Aananta Vrata, Abadhakavrata, Abhayavrata, Acauryanuvrata, Achauryanuvrata, Adabdhavrata, Adhivrata, Adityanaktavidhivrata, Adityashayanavrata, Adityavrata, Aduhkhanavamivrata, Aghamarshanavrata, Agneyavrata, Agnipaniyavrata, Ahimsanuvrata, Ahimsavrata, Ajagaravrata, Aklishtavrata, Akrodhavrata, Alokavrata.
Full-text (+1454): Yatavrata, Madhuvrata, Vratastha, Bhadravrata, Vratika, Vratya, Vrishavrata, Samvrata, Vratina, Shilavrata, Vratapati, Vratapata, Galavrata, Vratabhrita, Sharavrata, Adityavrata, Stutivrata, Pitrivrata, Asidharavrata, Bharadvajin.
Search found 110 books and stories containing Vrata, Vrāta; (plurals include: Vratas, Vrātas). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
Rig Veda (translation and commentary) (by H. H. Wilson)
Rig Veda 5.53.11 < [Sukta 53]
Rig Veda 3.26.6 < [Sukta 26]
Rig Veda 10.57.5 < [Sukta 57]
The Matsya Purana (critical study) (by Kushal Kalita)
Part 4 - The concept of Vrata < [Chapter 4 - Religious aspects of the Matsyapurāṇa]
Part 4.4 - List of other Vratas described in the Matsyapurāṇa < [Chapter 4 - Religious aspects of the Matsyapurāṇa]
Part 5 - Dāna (donation—the practice of cultivating kindness) < [Chapter 4 - Religious aspects of the Matsyapurāṇa]
Garga Samhita (English) (by Danavir Goswami)
Verse 4.11.5 < [Chapter 11 - The Story of the Gopīs that were Residents of...]
Verse 4.13.7 < [Chapter 13 - The Story of the Demigoddesses]
Verse 6.6.2 < [Chapter 6 - The Yādavas’ Victory When Śrī Rukmiṇī is Kidnapped]
Vedic influence on the Sun-worship in the Puranas (by Goswami Mitali)
Sun-worship Vratas (17) Candrovrata < [Chapter 5 - Rituals Related to the Sun-Worship in the Purāṇas]
Sun-worship Vratas (41) Vijayā-saptamī < [Chapter 5 - Rituals Related to the Sun-Worship in the Purāṇas]
Sun-worship Vratas (4) Ādityavāranakta-vrata < [Chapter 5 - Rituals Related to the Sun-Worship in the Purāṇas]
Manusmriti with the Commentary of Medhatithi (by Ganganatha Jha)
Verse 8.373 < [Section XLVI - Adultery]
Verse 9.311 < [Section XL - Personal Behaviour of the King]
Verse 4.12 < [Section II - Means of Subsistence]
Gobhila-grihya-sutra (by Hermann Oldenberg)