Rudrakrida, Rudrākrīḍa, Rudra-akrida: 6 definitions



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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Rudrākrīḍa (रुद्राक्रीड).—a cemetery.

Derivable forms: rudrākrīḍaḥ (रुद्राक्रीडः).

Rudrākrīḍa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms rudra and ākrīḍa (आक्रीड).

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

Rudrākrīḍa (रुद्राक्रीड).—m.

(-ḍaḥ) A cemetery, a place where dead bodies are burnt or buried. E. rudra Siva, and ākrīḍa place of sport; being supposed to dance and sport in such places at evening twilight.

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

Rudrākrīḍa (रुद्राक्रीड):—[from rudra > rud] m. ‘Rudra’s pleasure-ground’, a cemetery or burning-ground for corpses (R° being supposed to dance in such places at evening twilight), [Bhaṭṭi-kāvya]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Rudrākrīḍa (रुद्राक्रीड):—[rudrā+krīḍa] (ḍaḥ) 1. m. A cemetery.

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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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