Panipidana, aka: Pāṇipīḍana, Pani-pidana; 2 Definition(s)


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Pāṇipīḍana (पाणिपीडन).—marriage; पाणि- पीडनमहं दमयन्त्याः कामयेमहि महीमिहिकांशो (pāṇi- pīḍanamahaṃ damayantyāḥ kāmayemahi mahīmihikāṃśo) N.5.99; पाणिपीडन- बिधेरनन्तरम् (pāṇipīḍana- bidheranantaram) Ku.8.1; Māl.8.6.

Derivable forms: pāṇipīḍanam (पाणिपीडनम्).

Pāṇipīḍana is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms pāṇi and pīḍana (पीडन).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Pāṇipīḍana (पाणिपीडन).—n.

(-naṃ) Marriage. E. pāṇi the hand, pīḍana paining, taking: see pāṇigrahaṇa.

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