Angakarman, Aṅgakarman, Anga-karman: 3 definitions


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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Aṅgakarman (अङ्गकर्मन्).—n.

Aṅgakarman is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms aṅga and karman (कर्मन्).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Aṅgakarman (अङ्गकर्मन्):—[=aṅga-karman] [from aṅga] n. a supplementary sacrificial act.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Goldstücker Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Aṅgakarman (अङ्गकर्मन्):—[karmadharaya compound] n.

(-rma) An inferior or secondary sacri-ficial act, one subservient to the main ritual proceding, as frying the Puroḍāśa in bowls &c. with respect to the Darśapūrṇamāsa sacrifice; or the Dīkṣaṇīyā, Prāyaṇīyā &c. with respect to the Jyotiṣṭoma &c. E. aṅga and karman.

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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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