Kriyadiksha, aka: Kriyādīkṣā; 1 Definition(s)


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The Sanskrit term Kriyādīkṣā can be transliterated into English as Kriyadiksa or Kriyadiksha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

Kriyadiksha in Purana glossary... « previous · [K] · next »

Kriyādīkṣā (क्रियादीक्षा).—Rituals described.*

  • * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa IV. 43. 8 to the end.
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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