Sapindana, Sapiṇḍana: 4 definitions


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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Sapiṇḍana (सपिण्डन).—

1) The performance of a particular Śrāddha in honour of deceased relatives called सपिण्ड (sapiṇḍa) q. v., to be performed at the end of one full year after the death of a relative, but now usually performed on the 12th day after death as part of the funeral obsequies.

2) Giving a person the rights of a Sapiṇḍa or kinsman.

Derivable forms: sapiṇḍanam (सपिण्डनम्).

See also (synonyms): sapiṇḍīkaraṇa.

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

Sapiṇḍana (सपिण्डन).—[neuter] investing a person with the rights of a Sapiṇḍa (v. [preceding]).

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

Sapiṇḍana (सपिण्डन):—[from sa-piṇḍa] n. investing with the relationship of a Sapiṇḍa, [Catalogue(s)]

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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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