Bandhudayada, Bandhudāyāda, Bandhu-dayada: 4 definitions


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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Source: Puranic Encyclopedia

Bandhudāyāda (बन्धुदायाद).—A son who can claim to be a heir. The Purāṇas state about six different kinds of Bandhudāyādas. Svayaṃjāta. A son born to one’s wife without a progenitor. Praṇīta. A son born to one’s wife by the blessing of any holy man. Putrikāputra. Son of one’s daughter. Paunarbhava. A son born after a re-marriage. Kānīna. A son born before marriage. Bhāñja. Son of one’s sister. All these sons are heirs. (Chapter 119, Adi Parva, Mahābhārata). (See full article at Story of Bandhudāyāda from the Puranic encyclopaedia by Vettam Mani)

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The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Bandhudāyāda (बन्धुदायाद).—kinsman and heir; Ms.9.158. -a. entitled to inheritance by relationship.

Derivable forms: bandhudāyādaḥ (बन्धुदायादः).

Bandhudāyāda is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms bandhu and dāyāda (दायाद).

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

Bandhudāyāda (बन्धुदायाद).—[masculine] kinsman and heir.

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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. 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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