patti पत्ति

Definition: Is used in the Atharvaveda to designate the ‘foot soldier’ in war as opposed to the Rathin, ‘charioteer,’ the latter defeating (ji) the former. One of the epithets of Rudra in the Satarudriya liturgy of the Vājasaneyi Samhitā is ‘lord of footmen’ (pattīηām pati).


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