Pitrivana, Pitṛvana, Pitri-vana: 8 definitions
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The Sanskrit term Pitṛvana can be transliterated into English as Pitrvana or Pitrivana, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
1) a cemetery; वसन् पितृवने रौद्रे शौचे वर्तितुमिच्छसि (vasan pitṛvane raudre śauce vartitumicchasi) Mb.12.111.9.
2) death, the abode of death; सर्वे पितृवनं प्राप्य स्वपन्ति विगतज्वराः (sarve pitṛvanaṃ prāpya svapanti vigatajvarāḥ) Mb.11.3.5. (pitṛvanecaraḥ
1) a demon, goblin.
2) an epithet of Śiva).
Derivable forms: pitṛvanam (पितृवनम्).
Pitṛvana is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms pitṛ and vana (वन).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-naṃ) A cemetery, a place where dead bodies are burnt or buried. E. pitṛ a deceased progenitor, vana a wood.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Pitṛvana (पितृवन).—n. a cemetery, Mahābhārata 11, 119.
Pitṛvana is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms pitṛ and vana (वन).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Pitṛvana (पितृवन).—[neuter] = pitṛkānana; sumanas [neuter] flower from a cemetery, [plural] funeral wreath.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Pitṛvana (पितृवन):—[=pitṛ-vana] [from pitṛ] n. = -kānana, [Mahābhārata; Kāvya literature] etc.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Pitṛvana (पितृवन):—[pitṛ-vana] (naṃ) 1. n. A cemetery.
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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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