Kriyapada, aka: Kriya-pada, Kriyāpada, Kriyāpāda; 5 Definition(s)

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In Hinduism

Shaivism (Shaiva philosophy)

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Kriyāpada (क्रियापद) or kriyā refers to the second division of the āgamas.—The four classes of devotees (bhakta) or the states of spiritual life somewhat correspond to the four divisions of the Āgamas and the four modes of sādhana, spiritual practice, they entail. Thus, sālokya corresponds to carya, ritual and moral conduct, sāmīpya to kriyā, architectural and iconographic making, sārūpya to yoga, meditation, and sāyūjya ta jñāna, theology and gnosis.

Source: McGill: The architectural theory of the Mānasāra (shaivism)

Kriyāpāda (क्रियापाद) refers to one of the four divisions of the Śaivāgamas, one of the three classes of āgamas (traditionally communicated wisdom).—The kriyāpāda deals with the rituals starting from the selection of site up to construction of temple. The materials to be collected for the construction of the building as well as the idols, the rituals dealing with consecration of temples, the rituals that are to be conducted daily, occasionally, yearly, special and expiatory ceremonies are dealt in this section.

Source: Shodhganga: Iconographical representations of Śiva
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Shaiva (शैव, śaiva) or Shaivism (śaivism) represents a tradition of Hinduism worshiping Shiva as the supreme being. Closely related to Shaktism, Shaiva literature includes a range of scriptures, including Tantras, while the root of this tradition may be traced back to the ancient Vedas.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

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kriyāpada (क्रियापद).—n (S) In grammar. A verb.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

kriyāpada (क्रियापद).—n A verb.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
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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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Sanskrit-English dictionary

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Kriyāpada (क्रियापद).—a verb.

Derivable forms: kriyāpadam (क्रियापदम्).

Kriyāpada is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms kriyā and pada (पद).

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Kriyāpāda (क्रियापाद).—the third division of a legal plaint; that is, witnesses, documents and other proofs adduced by the plaintiff or complainant.

Derivable forms: kriyāpādaḥ (क्रियापादः).

Kriyāpāda is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms kriyā and pāda (पाद).

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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