Definition of Kriti
1. Noun. The largest Greek island in the Mediterranean; site of the Minoan civilization that reached its peak in 1600 BC.
Terms within: Labyrinth Of Minos
Group relationships: Ellas, Greece, Hellenic Republic, Mediterranean, Mediterranean Sea
Generic synonyms: Island
Member holonyms: Cretan
Lexicographical Neighbors of Kriti
Literary usage of Kriti
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Bengal Law Reports of Decisions of the High Court at Fort William Civil by Great Britain Privy Council. Judicial Committee, Bengal (India). Board of Revenue, Bengal (India). Supreme Council (1884)
"WARDS jj. ja unnecessary, however,that I should say any thing further KriTi.Mu-i upon the merits of the plaintiffs' claim. We confine ourselves simply to ..."
2. The Religious Aspects of Hindu Philosophy Stated and Discussed: A Prize Essay by Joseph Mullens (1860)
"The effects which follow those causes are termed vi-kriti. Hence intellect is the vi-kriti of Nature, and the pra-kriti of self-consciousness ; the latter ..."
3. The Secret Doctrine: The Synthesis of Science, Religion, and Philosophyby Helena Petrovna Blavatsky by Helena Petrovna Blavatsky (1895)
"... i, 398; Primordial latent during, i, 116; Process of creation after, i, 402; Purusha and Pra- kriti one during, i, 637 ; Races, of, third, ii, 344; ..."
4. Journal of the Asiatic Society of Bengal by Asiatic Society of Bengal (1832)
"Pra also signifies first or foremost, and Kriti creation ; she who was the beginning of creation, is called Prakriti.n " The supreme spirit in the act of ..."
5. The Interpretation of Life: In which is Shown the Relation of Modern Culture by Gerhardt Cornell Mars (1908)
"... through ignorance, entangled in pra- kriti, so that salvation is to destroy this ignorance through knowledge, which is the only means of rescuing the ..."