Angakriya, Anga-kriya, Aṅgakriyā: 3 definitions
Angakriya 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.
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
1) besmearing the body with fragrant cosmetics, rubbing it &c. Dk.39.
2) a supplementary sacrificial act.
Aṅgakriyā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms aṅga and kriyā (क्रिया).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Aṅgakriyā (अङ्गक्रिया):—[=aṅga-kriyā] [from aṅga] f. a supplementary sacrificial act.
2) [v.s. ...] anointing the body, [Daśakumāra-carita]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Goldstücker Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Aṅgakriyā (अङ्गक्रिया):—[karmadharaya compound] f.
(-yā) See the preceding. E. aṅga and kriyā.
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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