Adhishrapana, Adhiśrapaṇa: 2 definitions



Adhishrapana 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.

The Sanskrit term Adhiśrapaṇa can be transliterated into English as Adhisrapana or Adhishrapana, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Dharmashastra (religious law)

Source: Sacred Texts: The Grihya Sutras, Part 2 (SBE30)

Adhiśrapaṇa (अधिश्रपण) refers to the “time of cooking”, according to the Āpastamba-yajña-paribhāṣā-sūtras.—“[...] At the time when the meal is to be cleansed, one cleanses the grains. At the time of cooking (adhiśrapaṇa) one throws the grains in with the cooking verse. Without taking the caru (out of the sthālī) one puts it down. [...]”.

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Dharmashastra (धर्मशास्त्र, dharmaśāstra) contains the instructions (shastra) regarding religious conduct of livelihood (dharma), ceremonies, jurisprudence (study of law) and more. It is categorized as smriti, an important and authoritative selection of books dealing with the Hindu lifestyle.

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Sanskrit dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Adhiśrapaṇa (अधिश्रपण).—[śri-śrī-bhāve-lyuṭ] Placing a kettle on fire; warming, boiling.

-ṇī [adhiśrīyate pacyate'tra, ādhāre lyuṭ ṅīp] An oven, a fire-place.

Derivable forms: adhiśrapaṇam (अधिश्रपणम्).

See also (synonyms): adhiśrayaṇa.

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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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