Amapatra, Ama-patra, Āmapātra: 4 definitions
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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
Āmapātra (आमपात्र).—The milking vessel of the Yakṣas.*
- * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa II. 36. 215; Vāyu-purāṇa 62. 182.
The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.
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Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Āmapātra (आमपात्र).—an unannealed vessel; Av.8.1.28; विनाशं व्रजति क्षिप्रमाम- पात्रमिवाम्भसि (vināśaṃ vrajati kṣipramāma- pātramivāmbhasi) Ms.3.179.
Derivable forms: āmapātram (आमपात्रम्).
Āmapātra is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms āma and pātra (पात्र).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Āmapātra (आमपात्र).—[neuter] a raw vessel, i.e. a vessel of unburnt clay.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Āmapātra (आमपात्र):—[=āma-pātra] [from āma] n. an unannealed vessel, [Atharva-veda viii, 10, 28; Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa]
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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