Amashraddha, aka: Āmaśrāddha, Ama-shraddha; 2 Definition(s)
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The Sanskrit term Āmaśrāddha can be transliterated into English as Amasraddha or Amashraddha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Āmaśrāddha (आमश्राद्ध).—See āmānna.*
- * Matsya-purāṇa 18. 27; Vāyu-purāṇa 18. 20.
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Āmaśrāddha (आमश्राद्ध).—a Śrāddha performed with uncooked food; आपद्यनग्नौ तीर्थे च चन्द्रसूर्यग्रहे तथा । आमश्राद्धं द्विजैः कार्यं शूद्रेण च सदैव हि (āpadyanagnau tīrthe ca candrasūryagrahe tathā | āmaśrāddhaṃ dvijaiḥ kāryaṃ śūdreṇa ca sadaiva hi) || Prāchetasa.
Derivable forms: āmaśrāddham (आमश्राद्धम्).
Āmaśrāddha is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms āma and śrāddha (श्राद्ध).(Source): DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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