Avabhritha, Avabhṛtha: 10 definitions

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The Sanskrit term Avabhṛtha can be transliterated into English as Avabhrtha or Avabhritha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

India history and geography

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary

Avabhṛtha.—(EI 9; CII 4), name of the ceremonial bath at the end of a sacrifice. Note: avabhṛtha is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.

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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Avabhritha in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Avabhṛtha (अवभृथ).—[ava-bhṛ-kthan Uṇādi-sūtra 2.3]

1) The end or completion of a principal sacrifice; तन्मरणमेवास्यावभृथः (tanmaraṇamevāsyāvabhṛthaḥ) Bṛ. Up.3.17.5.

2) Bathing at the end of a principal sacrifice for purification; नावभृथं सरस्वत्याम् (nāvabhṛthaṃ sarasvatyām) Kāty.; भुवं कोष्णेन कृण्डोध्नी मेध्येनावभृथादपि (bhuvaṃ koṣṇena kṛṇḍodhnī medhyenāvabhṛthādapi) R.1.84; प्रीत्याश्वमेधावभृथार्द्रमूर्तेः (prītyāśvamedhāvabhṛthārdramūrteḥ) 6.61;9.22; 11.31;13.61; Y.3.244; Manusmṛti 11.82.

3) Purification by bathing of the sacrificer and the sacrificial vessels at the end of a sacrifice; अच्छावभृथमोजसा (acchāvabhṛthamojasā) Ṛgveda 8. 93.23.

4) The water of purification.

5) A supplementary sacrifice to atone for defects in a principal and preceding one; a sacrifice in general; स्नातवत्यवभृथे तत- स्त्वयि (snātavatyavabhṛthe tata- stvayi) Śiśupālavadha 14.1.

Derivable forms: avabhṛthaḥ (अवभृथः).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Avabhṛtha (अवभृथ).—m.

(-thaḥ) 1. A supplementary sacrifice made to atone for any defects in a principal and preceding one. 2. Bathing after a sacrifice. E. ava, bhṛ to screen, kthan Unadi aff.

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

Avabhṛtha (अवभृथ).—[ava-bhṛ + tha], m. The name of certain ceremonies at the close of a sacrifice, e. g. bathing, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 11, 82.

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

Avabhṛtha (अवभृथ).—[masculine] bathing after a sacrifice; conclusion, end.

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Avabhṛtha (अवभृथ).—[masculine] bathing after a sacrifice; conclusion, end.

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

1) Avabhṛtha (अवभृथ):—[=ava-bhṛtha] [from ava-bhṛ] m. (once -bhṛtha, [Atharva-veda ix, 6, 63]) ‘carrying off, removing’, purification or ablution of the sacrificer and sacrificial vessels after a sacrifice, [Ṛg-veda viii, 73, 23, etc.]

2) [v.s. ...] a supplementary sacrifice (See below) cf. jīvitāvabh.

3) Āvabhṛtha (आवभृथ):—mfn. belonging to Avabhṛtha q.v., [Bhāgavata-purāṇa]

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

Avabhṛtha (अवभृथ):—[ava-bhṛtha] (thaḥ) 1. m. A supplementary sacrifice; bathing after sacrifice.

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Avabhritha in German

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Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Avabhritha in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Avabhṛtha (ಅವಭೃಥ):—[noun] = ಅವಭೃಥಸ್ನಾನ [avabhrithasnana]; 2) the completion of a religious sacrifice.

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