Punyaphala, Punya-phala, Puṇyaphala: 7 definitions


Punyaphala 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.

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Marathi-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

puṇyaphala (पुण्यफल).—n (S) The fruit or reward of good actions.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

puṇyaphala (पुण्यफल).—n The fruit of good actions.

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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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Sanskrit-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Puṇyaphala (पुण्यफल).—the reward of good works; यत् पुण्यफलमाप्नोति गां दत्त्वा विधिवद् गुरोः । तत् पुण्यफलमाप्नोति भिक्षां दत्त्वा द्विजो गृही (yat puṇyaphalamāpnoti gāṃ dattvā vidhivad guroḥ | tat puṇyaphalamāpnoti bhikṣāṃ dattvā dvijo gṛhī) || Ms.3.95.

-laḥ a grove.

Derivable forms: puṇyaphalam (पुण्यफलम्).

Puṇyaphala is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms puṇya and phala (फल).

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

Puṇyaphala (पुण्यफल).—m.

(-laḥ) A grove, a garden. n.

(-laṃ) The reward or consequence of good actions. E. puṇya handsome or virtue, and phala fruit.

context information

Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. 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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