Satkriya, aka: Sat-kriya; 4 Definition(s)


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Marathi-English dictionary

Satkriya in Marathi glossary... « previous · [S] · next »

satkriya (सत्क्रिय).—a S Well-doing; well-behaving.

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satkriyā (सत्क्रिया).—f S A good action. 2 Respecting or reverencing.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

satkriyā (सत्क्रिया).—f A good action. Respecting, honouring.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
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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.

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

Satkriya in Sanskrit glossary... « previous · [S] · next »

Satkriyā (सत्क्रिया).—

1) virtue, goodness; शकुन्तला मूर्तिमती च सत्क्रिया (śakuntalā mūrtimatī ca satkriyā) Ś.5.15.

2) charity, good or virtuous action.

3) hospitality, hospitable reception; सत्क्रियाविशेषात् (satkriyāviśeṣāt) Ś.7.

4) courtesy, salutation.

5) any purificatory ceremony.

6) funeral ceremonies, obsequies.

7) Celebration, decoration; यावदादिशति पार्थिवस्तयोर्निर्गमाय पुरमार्गसत्क्रियाम् (yāvadādiśati pārthivastayornirgamāya puramārgasatkriyām) R.11.3.

Satkriyā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms sat and kriyā (क्रिया).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Satkriyā (सत्क्रिया).—f.

(-yā) Funeral or obsequial ceremonies. 2. Any purificatory ceremony. 3. Doing good, charity, virtue, &c. 4. Worship, homage. 5. Respectful treatment. 6. Salutation, welcome, courtesy. 7. Hospitality. E. sat good, and kriyā act.

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