Pretakarma: 3 definitions
Pretakarma means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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.
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
Pretakarma (प्रेतकर्म).—Funeral rites described.*
- * Viṣṇu-purāṇa III. 13. 7-16.
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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Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
prētakarma (प्रेतकर्म).—n (S) prētakārya n (S) prētakriyā f (S) Funeral solemnities.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
prētakarma (प्रेतकर्म).—n pētakārya n prētakriyā f Funeral obsequies.
Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.
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