Patrasamcara, Pātrasaṃcāra, Patra-samcara: 3 definitions

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Introduction:

Patrasamcara 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Patrasamchara.

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Pātrasaṃcāra (पात्रसंचार).—the handing round of vessels at a meal; Mb.

Derivable forms: pātrasaṃcāraḥ (पात्रसंचारः).

Pātrasaṃcāra is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms pātra and saṃcāra (संचार).

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

Pātrasaṃcāra (पात्रसंचार).—m. perhaps, arranging the vessels after dinner, Mahābhārata 12, 9975 (perhaps to be corrected to pātrasaṃskāra).

Pātrasaṃcāra is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms pātra and saṃcāra (संचार).

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

Pātrasaṃcāra (पात्रसंचार):—[=pātra-saṃcāra] [from pātra > pā] m. the handing round of vessels or dishes at a meal, [Mahābhārata]

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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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