Pitrikarya, Pitṛkārya, Pitri-karya: 10 definitions
Pitrikarya 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 Pitṛkārya can be transliterated into English as Pitrkarya or Pitrikarya, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)
Pitṛkārya (पितृकार्य).—More important than Devakāryam.*
- * Vāyu-purāṇa 73. 55-73.
The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.
Languages of India and abroad
Pitṛkārya (पितृकार्य).—oblations or sacrifice offerd to deceased ancestors, obsequial rites; स्वधाकारः परा ह्याशीः सर्वेषु पितृकर्मसु (svadhākāraḥ parā hyāśīḥ sarveṣu pitṛkarmasu) Manusmṛti 3.252.
Derivable forms: pitṛkāryam (पितृकार्यम्).
Pitṛkārya is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms pitṛ and kārya (कार्य). See also (synonyms): pitṛkṛtya, pitṛkriyā.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Pitṛkārya (पितृकार्य) or Pitṛkāryya.—n.
(-ryaṃ) Obsequial rites. E. pitṛ, and kārya to be done.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Pitṛkārya (पितृकार्य).—n. an oblation to the Pitṛs or Manes, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 3, 203.
Pitṛkārya is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms pitṛ and kārya (कार्य).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Pitṛkārya (पितृकार्य).—[neuter] kriyā [feminine] = pitṛkarman.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Pitṛkārya (पितृकार्य):—[=pitṛ-kārya] [from pitṛ] n. = -karman, [Manu-smṛti; Mahābhārata etc.]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Pitṛkārya (पितृकार्य):—[pitṛ-kārya] (ryyaṃ) 1. n. Idem.
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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.
Pitṛkārya (ಪಿತೃಕಾರ್ಯ):—[noun] = ಪಿತೃಕರ್ಮ [pitrikarma].
Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Partial matches: Pitri, Karya.
Full-text: Pitrikaryya, Pitrikriya, Pitrikritya.
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Chaitanya Bhagavata (by Bhumipati Dāsa)
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Manusmriti with the Commentary of Medhatithi (by Ganganatha Jha)
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