Pratyakshalavana, aka: Pratyakṣalavaṇa; 1 Definition(s)

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The Sanskrit term Pratyakṣalavaṇa can be transliterated into English as Pratyaksalavana or Pratyakshalavana, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

Pratyakshalavana in Purana glossary... « previous · [P] · next »

Pratyakṣalavaṇa (प्रत्यक्षलवण).—Adding salt to food in the presence is forbidden to the Yatis.*

  • * Vāyu-purāṇa 18. 20.
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
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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.

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