Punyagriha, Puṇyagṛha, Punya-griha: 5 definitions


Punyagriha 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 Puṇyagṛha can be transliterated into English as Punyagrha or Punyagriha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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[«previous next»] — Punyagriha in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Puṇyagṛha (पुण्यगृह).—

1) an alms-house.

2) a temple; उद्यानानि च रम्याणि हृष्टाः पुण्यगृहाणि च (udyānāni ca ramyāṇi hṛṣṭāḥ puṇyagṛhāṇi ca) Rām.2.67.12 (com. puṇyagṛhāṇi puṇyasaṃpādakagṛhāṇi viprādyarthāni).

Puṇyagṛha is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms puṇya and gṛha (गृह).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Puṇyagṛha (पुण्यगृह).—n.

(-haṃ) 1. An alms-house. 2. A temple.

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

Puṇyagṛha (पुण्यगृह):—[=puṇya-gṛha] [from puṇya] n. a house of charity, an alms-house or a temple, [Rāmāyaṇa]

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Punyagriha in German

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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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