Prayashcitiya, Prāyaścitīya: 1 definition
Prayashcitiya 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 Prāyaścitīya can be transliterated into English as Prayascitiya or Prayashcitiya, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Alternative spellings of this word include Prayashchitiya.
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Prāyaścitīya (प्रायश्चितीय).—a. Expiatory; प्रायश्चितीयतां प्राप्य (prāyaścitīyatāṃ prāpya) Manusmṛti 11.47.
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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