Abhayapradana, Abhayapradāna, Abhaya-pradana: 2 definitions
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Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Abhayapradāna (अभयप्रदान).—giving a promise, assurance, or guarantee of safety or protection (from danger); सर्वप्रदानेष्वभयप्रदानम् (sarvapradāneṣvabhayapradānam) (pradhānam) Pt.1.29; सर्वतः प्रतिगृह्णीयान्मध्वथाभयदक्षिणाम् (sarvataḥ pratigṛhṇīyānmadhvathābhayadakṣiṇām) Ms.4.247.
Derivable forms: abhayapradānam (अभयप्रदानम्).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-naṃ) Assurance of safety or protection. E. abhaya, and pradāna giving.
Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. 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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