Mritpinda, aka: Mṛtpiṇḍa, Mrid-pinda; 1 Definition(s)

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Mritpinda 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.

The Sanskrit term Mṛtpiṇḍa can be transliterated into English as Mrtpinda or Mritpinda, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Mṛtpiṇḍa (मृत्पिण्ड).—a clod of earth, a lump of clay. °बुद्धिः (buddhiḥ) 'clodpated', a blockhead; मया च मृत्पिण्डबुद्धिना तथैव गृहीतम् (mayā ca mṛtpiṇḍabuddhinā tathaiva gṛhītam) Ś.6.

Derivable forms: mṛtpiṇḍaḥ (मृत्पिण्डः).

Mṛtpiṇḍa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms mṛd and piṇḍa (पिण्ड).

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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