Samskriya, Saṃskriyā: 8 definitions
Samskriya 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.
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1) A purificatory rite.
3) Obsequies, a funeral ceremony.
4) Preparation.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-yā) 1. Funeral ceremonies, as burning the dead body, &c. 2. Any furificatory rite: see saṃskāra. E. sam before kriyā act, action.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Saṃskriyā (संस्क्रिया).—i. e. sam-kṛ + yā, f. 1. Any purificatory rite. 2. Funeral ceremonies, as burning the dead body.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Saṃskriyā (संस्क्रिया).—[feminine] arranging, preparing, forming.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Saṃskriyā (संस्क्रिया):—[=saṃ-skriyā] [from saṃs-kṛ] f. making ready, preparation, [Sarvadarśana-saṃgraha]
2) [v.s. ...] formation, [Śaṃkarācārya]
3) [v.s. ...] any purificatory rite or consecration (including funeral ceremonies and burning of the dead etc.), [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Saṃskriyā (संस्क्रिया):—(yā) 1. f. Funeral ceremony; purifying rite.Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)
Saṃskriyā (संस्क्रिया) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Sakkiriā.
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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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Partial matches: Sam.
Ends with: Angasamskriya, Mantrasamskriya.
Full-text: Angasamskriya, Mantrasamskriya, Angasamskara, Sakkiria, Vimalikar, Adhivasa.
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