Putrikaputra, Putrikāputra, Putrika-putra: 5 definitions
Putrikaputra 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.
Dharmashastra (religious law)Source: Wisdom Library: Dharma-śāstra
Putrikāputra (पुत्रिकापुत्र) refers to one of the twelve types of sons (putra) according to the Nāradasmṛti 4.13.45-46.
Dharmashastra (धर्मशास्त्र, dharmaśāstra) contains the instructions (shastra) regarding religious conduct of livelihood (dharma), ceremonies, jurisprudence (study of law) and more. It is categorized as smriti, an important and authoritative selection of books dealing with the Hindu lifestyle.
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia
Putrikāputra (पुत्रिकापुत्र).—A son born to a woman who is either a prostitute or one without a brother. (Śloka 11, Chapter 3, Manusmṛti).
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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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
1) a daughter's son who by agreement becomes the son of her father; see Ms.9.127; अभ्रातृकां प्रदास्यामि तुभ्यं कन्यामलंकृताम् । अस्यां यो जायते पुत्रः स मे पुत्रो भवेदिति (abhrātṛkāṃ pradāsyāmi tubhyaṃ kanyāmalaṃkṛtām | asyāṃ yo jāyate putraḥ sa me putro bhavediti) || Vasiṣṭhasmṛti.
2) a daughter who, being regarded as a son, returns to her father's house; (putrikaiva putraḥ; athavā putrikaiva sutaḥ putrikāsutaḥ so'pyaurasasama eva Mitā. on Y.2.128).
3) a grandson
Derivable forms: putrikāputraḥ (पुत्रिकापुत्रः).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Putrikāputra (पुत्रिकापुत्र):—[=putrikā-putra] [from putrikā > putra] m. a daughter’s son who by agreement or adoption becomes the son of her father, [Śāṅkhāyana-śrauta-sūtra [Scholiast or Commentator]]
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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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Mahabharata (English) (by Kisari Mohan Ganguli)
Yajnavalkya-smriti (Vyavaharadhyaya)—Critical study (by Kalita Nabanita)
Chapter 3.6b - The practice of Niyoga < [Chapter 3 - The Social Aspect Depicted in the Vyavahārādhyāya]
Chapter 3.4 - Different kinds of Sons < [Chapter 3 - The Social Aspect Depicted in the Vyavahārādhyāya]
Chapter 5.6 - Laws Relating to Partition and Inheritance (dāyavibhāga) < [Chapter 5 - Vyavahārādhyāya and the Modern Indian Laws]
Kautilya Arthashastra (by R. Shamasastry)
Baudhayana Dharmasutra (by Georg Bühler)
Manusmriti with the Commentary of Medhatithi (by Ganganatha Jha)