Akshayyodaka, Akṣayyodaka, Akshayya-udaka: 1 definition


Akshayyodaka 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 Akṣayyodaka can be transliterated into English as Aksayyodaka or Akshayyodaka, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Akṣayyodaka (अक्षय्योदक).—a libation of water mixed with honey and sesamum, offered in Śrāddha ceremonies after the पिण्डदान (piṇḍadāna) (akṣayyodakadānaṃ tu arghyadānava- diṣyate | ṣaṣṭhayaiva nityaṃ tatkuryānna caturthyā kadācana ||).

Derivable forms: akṣayyodakam (अक्षय्योदकम्).

Akṣayyodaka is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms akṣayya and udaka (उदक).

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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. 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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