Prayashcittimat, Prāyaścittimat, Prayashcitti-mat: 1 definition

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Prayashcittimat 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 Prāyaścittimat can be transliterated into English as Prayascittimat or Prayashcittimat, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Alternative spellings of this word include Prayashchittimat.

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Sanskrit dictionary

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

Prāyaścittimat (प्रायश्चित्तिमत्):—[=prāyaś-citti-mat] [from prāyaś-citti > prāyaś > prāya] mfn. one who makes atonement or performs penance, [Tāṇḍya-brāhmaṇa]

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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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