rita

noun
variants: or less commonly rta \ ˈritə \
plural -s

Definition of rita

: the cosmic-moral principle of order that in Vedic tradition establishes regularity and righteousness in the world

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History and Etymology for rita

Sanskrit ṛta, from ṛta fit, right, true

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“Rita.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rita. Accessed 7 December 2019.

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