Prayashcittiyata, Prāyaścittīyatā: 4 definitions
Prayashcittiyata 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 Prāyaścittīyatā can be transliterated into English as Prayascittiyata or Prayashcittiyata, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Alternative spellings of this word include Prayashchittiyata.
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Prāyaścittīyatā (प्रायश्चित्तीयता).—i. e. prayascitta + īya + tā, f. Condition of one who is obliged to perform a penance, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 11, 47.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Prāyaścittīyatā (प्रायश्चित्तीयता).—[feminine] [abstract] to [preceding]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Prāyaścittīyatā (प्रायश्चित्तीयता):—[=prāyaś-cittīya-tā] [from prāyaś-cittīya > prāyaś > prāya] f.
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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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