Pashukarmana, Paśukarmana, Pashu-karmana: 1 definition


Pashukarmana 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 Paśukarmana can be transliterated into English as Pasukarmana or Pashukarmana, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Paśukarmana (पशुकर्मन).—

1) the act of animalsacrifice.

2) copulation. @Comp.

Paśukarmana is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms paśu and karmana (कर्मन). See also (synonyms): paśukriyā.

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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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