Ghritanna, aka: Ghṛtānna, Ghrita-anna; 2 Definition(s)


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The Sanskrit term Ghṛtānna can be transliterated into English as Ghrtanna or Ghritanna, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Dharmashastra (religious law)

Ghṛtānna (घृतान्न) is a Sanskrit word referring to a preparation made of “rice with ghee”. The word is used throughout Dharmaśāstra literature such as the Manusmṛti.

Source: Wisdom Library: Dharma-śāstra
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Dharmashastra (धर्मशास्त्र, dharmaśāstra) contains the instructions (shastra) regarding religious conduct of livelihood (dharma), ceremonies, jurisprudence (study of law) and more. It is categorized as smriti, an important and authoritative selection of books dealing with the Hindu lifestyle.

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Ghṛtānna (घृतान्न).—m. blazing fire; शुचिश्रवा हृषीकेशो घृतार्चिर्हंस उच्यते (śuciśravā hṛṣīkeśo ghṛtārcirhaṃsa ucyate) Mb.12.43.7.

Derivable forms: ghṛtānnaḥ (घृतान्नः).

Ghṛtānna is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms ghṛta and anna (अन्न). See also (synonyms): ghṛtārcis.

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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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