Pitrikritya, Pitṛkṛtya, Pitri-kritya: 5 definitions


Pitrikritya 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 Pitṛkṛtya can be transliterated into English as Pitrkrtya or Pitrikritya, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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[«previous next»] — Pitrikritya in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Pitṛkṛtya (पितृकृत्य).—oblations or sacrifice offerd to deceased ancestors, obsequial rites; स्वधाकारः परा ह्याशीः सर्वेषु पितृकर्मसु (svadhākāraḥ parā hyāśīḥ sarveṣu pitṛkarmasu) Manusmṛti 3.252.

Derivable forms: pitṛkṛtyam (पितृकृत्यम्).

Pitṛkṛtya is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms pitṛ and kṛtya (कृत्य). See also (synonyms): pitṛkārya, pitṛkriyā.

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

Pitṛkṛtya (पितृकृत्य).—[neuter] kriyā [feminine] = pitṛkarman.

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

Pitṛkṛtya (पितृकृत्य):—[=pitṛ-kṛtya] [from pitṛ] n. ([Harivaṃśa]) = -karman

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Pitrikritya in German

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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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