Amritapidhana, Amṛtāpidhāna, Amrita-apidhana: 2 definitions
Amritapidhana 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 Amṛtāpidhāna can be transliterated into English as Amrtapidhana or Amritapidhana, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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Amṛtāpidhāna (अमृतापिधान).—Water sipped after eating nectar-like food so as to overlay it like a cover.
Derivable forms: amṛtāpidhānam (अमृतापिधानम्).
Amṛtāpidhāna is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms amṛta and apidhāna (अपिधान).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Amṛtāpidhāna (अमृतापिधान):—[from a-mṛta > a-mūla] n. water sipped after eating nectar-like food so as to overlay it like a cover, [Taittirīya-āraṇyaka; Āśvalāyana-gṛhya-sūtra; Mānava-gṛhya-sūtra] (cf. amṛtopastaraṇa),
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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