Panigrahana, Pāṇigrahaṇa, Pani-grahana: 2 definitions
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Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Pāṇigrahaṇa (पाणिग्रहण).—marrying, marriage; इति स्वसुर्भोजकुलप्रदीपः संपाद्य पाणिग्रहणं स राजा (iti svasurbhojakulapradīpaḥ saṃpādya pāṇigrahaṇaṃ sa rājā) R.7.29;8.7; Ku.7.4.
Derivable forms: pāṇigrahaṇam (पाणिग्रहणम्).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Pāṇigrahaṇa (पाणिग्रहण).—n. (ṇaṃ) 1. Marriage. 2. Laying hold of the hand. E. pāṇi the hand, and grahaṇa taking, the junction of the hands of the bride and bridegroom, forming a part of this ceremony.
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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Kautilya Arthashastra (by R. Shamasastry)
Manusmriti with the Commentary of Medhatithi (by Ganganatha Jha)
Verse 3.43 < [Section IV - The Eight Forms of Marriage]
Verse 8.226 < [Section XXXVIII - Rescission of Sale]
The Religion and Philosophy of Tevaram (Thevaram) (by M. A. Dorai Rangaswamy)
Chapter 1.3 - Umabhaga-murti (depiction of the Mother Goddess) < [Volume 2 - Nampi Arurar and Mythology]