/ (ˈmuːrtɪ) /

  1. Hinduism an image of a deity, which itself is considered divine once consecrated

Origin of murti

from Sanskrit, literally: embodiment

Words Nearby murti

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How to use murti in a sentence

  • The third, the Mutchya murti, is a long-shaped flat stone with a vadana that gives it a resemblance to the face of a fish.

  • These three sacred rivers form a kind of Tri-murti, or triad, often personified as goddesses, and called 'Mothers.'

    Nature Mysticism | J. Edward Mercer