Putreshti, Putreṣṭi, Putra-ishti: 8 definitions
Putreshti means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, Hindi. 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 Putreṣṭi can be transliterated into English as Putresti or Putreshti, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
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
putrēṣṭi (पुत्रेष्टि).—f S A particular hōma or sacrifice to obtain male offspring.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
putrēṣṭī (पुत्रेष्टी).—f A sacrifice to obtain male offspring.
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.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Putreṣṭi (पुत्रेष्टि).—f. a sacrifice performed to obtain male issue; गृहीत्वा पञ्चवर्षीयं पुत्रेष्टिं प्रथमं चरेत् (gṛhītvā pañcavarṣīyaṃ putreṣṭiṃ prathamaṃ caret).
Derivable forms: putreṣṭiḥ (पुत्रेष्टिः).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Putreṣṭi (पुत्रेष्टि):—[from putra] f. a sacrifice performed to obtain male children or one performed at the time of adoption, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
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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.
Hindi dictionarySource: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary
Putreṣṭi (पुत्रेष्टि):—(nm) a sacrifice ([yajña]) performed in olden days for the sake of begetting a son; also —[yajña].
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The Brihaddharma Purana (abridged) (by Syama Charan Banerji)
Manusmriti with the Commentary of Medhatithi (by Ganganatha Jha)
The Shiva Purana (by J. L. Shastri)
The Skanda Purana (by G. V. Tagare)
Chapter 166 - Birth of Paraśurāma < [Section 1 - Tīrtha-māhātmya]
Chapter 7 - Bṛhaspati, Rukmiṇī and Other Kuṇḍas < [Section 8 - Ayodhyā-māhātmya]
A History of Indian Philosophy Volume 4 (by Surendranath Dasgupta)
The Devi Bhagavata Purana (by Swami Vijñanananda)