Pindanvaharyaka, aka: Pinda-anvaharyaka, Piṇḍānvāhāryaka; 2 Definition(s)
Pindanvaharyaka 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.
General definition (in Hinduism)
Piṇḍānvāhāryaka (पिण्डान्वाहार्यक).—This is the monthly śrāddha for ancestors offered on the day of the new moon.Source: University of Pennsylvania ScholarlyCommons: The Śūdrācāraśiromaṇi of Kṛṣṇa Śeṣa
Languages of India and abroad
Piṇḍānvāhāryaka (पिण्डान्वाहार्यक).—a meal in honour of the manes.
Derivable forms: piṇḍānvāhāryakam (पिण्डान्वाहार्यकम्).
Piṇḍānvāhāryaka is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms piṇḍa and anvāhāryaka (अन्वाहार्यक).Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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