Padaprakshalana, Pādaprakṣālana, Pada-prakshalana: 8 definitions


Padaprakshalana 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 Pādaprakṣālana can be transliterated into English as Padapraksalana or Padaprakshalana, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

[«previous next»] — Padaprakshalana in Ayurveda glossary
Source: Ayurveda glossary of terms

Pādaprakṣālana (पादप्रक्षालन):—Cleaning & washing feet with water which removes dirt and diseases of feet and fatigue, clarifies vision, promotes semen, wards off evil spirit and gives pleasure.

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Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Padaprakshalana in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Pādaprakṣālana (पादप्रक्षालन).—washing the feet; पादप्रक्षालने वज्री (pādaprakṣālane vajrī) Subhāṣ.

Derivable forms: pādaprakṣālanam (पादप्रक्षालनम्).

Pādaprakṣālana is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms pāda and prakṣālana (प्रक्षालन).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Pādaprakṣālana (पादप्रक्षालन).—n.

(-naṃ) Washing the feet. E. pāda, and prakṣālana washing.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Pādaprakṣālana (पादप्रक्षालन).—[neuter] washing the feet.

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

Pādaprakṣālana (पादप्रक्षालन):—[=pāda-prakṣālana] [from pāda > pād] n. washing the feet, [Āpastamba; Gautama-dharma-śāstra]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Pādaprakṣālana (पादप्रक्षालन):—[pāda-prakṣālana] (naṃ) 1. n. Washing feet.

[Sanskrit to German]

Padaprakshalana in German

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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 (even English!). 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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Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Padaprakshalana in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Pādaprakṣālana (ಪಾದಪ್ರಕ್ಷಾಲನ):—[noun] the act of washing one’s feet.

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Pādaprakṣāḷana (ಪಾದಪ್ರಕ್ಷಾಳನ):—[noun] = ಪಾದಪ್ರಕ್ಷಾಲನ [padaprakshalana].

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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