Pashukarmana, aka: Paśukarmana, Pashu-karmana; 1 Definition(s)

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

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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.

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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