Apanigrahana, Apāṇigrahaṇa: 5 definitions
Apanigrahana 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
Derivable forms: apāṇigrahaṇam (अपाणिग्रहणम्).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-ṇaṃ) Celibacy. E. a neg. pāṇigrahaṇa taking the hand, as in marrying.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Apāṇigrahaṇa (अपाणिग्रहण):—[=a-pāṇigrahaṇa] n. celibacy.
2) [=a-pāṇi-grahaṇa] [from a-pāṇigrahaṇa] mfn. unmarried, [Kathāsaritsāgara]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Goldstücker Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Apāṇigrahaṇa (अपाणिग्रहण):—[tatpurusha compound] n.
(-ṇam) Celibacy. E. a neg. and pāṇigrahaṇa.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Apāṇigrahaṇa (अपाणिग्रहण):—[apāṇi-grahaṇa] (ṇaṃ) 1. n. Celibacy.
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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Ends with: Navapanigrahana.
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