Pindanvaharya, aka: Pinda-anvaharya, Piṇḍānvāhārya; 1 Definition(s)


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Piṇḍānvāhārya (पिण्डान्वाहार्य).—a. to be eaten after the funeral rice-ball has been offered to the manes; पिण्डान्वाहार्यकं श्राद्धं कुर्यान्मासानुमासिकम् (piṇḍānvāhāryakaṃ śrāddhaṃ kuryānmāsānumāsikam) Ms.3.122.

Piṇḍānvāhārya is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms piṇḍa and anvāhārya (अन्वाहार्य).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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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