Ekoddishta, aka: Ekoddiṣṭa, Eka-uddishta; 2 Definition(s)

Introduction

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The Sanskrit term Ekoddiṣṭa can be transliterated into English as Ekoddista or Ekoddishta, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana

[Ekoddishta in Purana glossaries]

Ekoddiṣṭa (एकोद्दिष्ट).—To be performed every year; for this only three piṇḍas are prescribed; details of ritual.*

  • * Matsya-purāṇa 18. 1 & 25; Viṣṇu-purāṇa III. 13. 23, 40.
(Source): Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
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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

Marathi-English dictionary

[Ekoddishta in Marathi glossaries]

ēkōddiṣṭa (एकोद्दिष्ट).—n (S) pop. ēkōttiṣṭha n A Shraddh or offering to the manes performed on the eleventh day after the decease.

(Source): DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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