Adapana, Ādāpana: 3 definitions



Adapana means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Ādāpana (आदापन).—Inviting or causing another to receive something.

Derivable forms: ādāpanam (आदापनम्).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Ādapana (आदपन).—according to Kern Saddharmapuṇḍarīka Preface p. vii, in Kashgar recension of Saddharmapuṇḍarīka for Nepalese ādāpana.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Ādāpana (आदापन):—[=ā-dāpana] [from ā-dā] n. causing to seize, [Kātyāyana-śrauta-sūtra; Āśvalāyana-śrauta-sūtra]

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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). 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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