Pratigrihnati, Pratigṛhṇāti: 1 definition


Pratigrihnati 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 Pratigṛhṇāti can be transliterated into English as Pratigrhnati or Pratigrihnati, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Pratigṛhṇāti (प्रतिगृह्णाति) or Pratigṛhṇīte.—with atyayaṃ (= Pali accayaṃ paṭiggaṇhāti), accepts (confession of) a sin, forgives: atyayaṃ no sugato °ṇātu Lalitavistara 379.7; yuṣmākaṃ dārikā atyayaṃ °ṇāmi 12 (both prose); atyayam atyayataḥ pratigṛhṇīṣva Mūla-Sarvāstivāda-Vinaya i.43.4; others, see atyaya.

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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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