Punyashala, Puṇyaśālā, Punya-shala: 4 definitions
Punyashala 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 Puṇyaśālā can be transliterated into English as Punyasala or Punyashala, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Puṇyaśālā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms puṇya and śālā (शाला).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Puṇyaśālā (पुण्यशाला):—[=puṇya-śālā] [from puṇya] f. a house of charity, alms-house, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch
Puṇyaśālā (पुण्यशाला):—(pu + śā) f. Wohlthätigkeitshaus, Verpflegungshaus [Hiouen-Thsang I, 190.] [Weber’s Indische Studien 3, 194, Nalopākhyāna 2], wo so zu lesen ist. — Vgl. puṇyagṛha .Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung
Puṇyaśālā (पुण्यशाला):—f. Wohlthätigkeitshaus , Verpflegungshaus.
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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