Bhrashtakriya, Bhraṣṭakriya, Bhrashta-kriya: 2 definitions


Bhrashtakriya 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.

The Sanskrit term Bhraṣṭakriya can be transliterated into English as Bhrastakriya or Bhrashtakriya, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Bhraṣṭakriya (भ्रष्टक्रिय).—a. one who has omitted prescribed acts.

Bhraṣṭakriya is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms bhraṣṭa and kriya (क्रिय).

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

Bhraṣṭakriya (भ्रष्टक्रिय):—[=bhraṣṭa-kriya] [from bhraṣṭa > bhraś] mfn. one who has discontinued or omitted prescribed acts, [Pañcatantra]

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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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