Kamyakarman, Kamya-karman, Kāmyakarman: 2 definitions

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Kamyakarman 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.

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Kāmyakarman (काम्यकर्मन्).—n. a rite performed for some paticular object and with a view to future fruition.

Kāmyakarman is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms kāmya and karman (कर्मन्).

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

Kāmyakarman (काम्यकर्मन्):—[=kāmya-karman] [from kāmya > kāma] n. any act or ceremony done from interested or selfish motives.

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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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