Shantipatam, Śāntipāṭam, Shanti-patam: 1 definition

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Source: DDSA: University of Madras: Tamil Lexicon

Śāntipāṭam (ஶாந்திபாடம்) [śānti-pāṭam] noun < śānti-pāṭha. Vēdic passages recited before commencing and after completing the chanting of the Vēdas or Upaniṣads; வேதோபநிடதங்களை ஓதத் தொடங்கு முன்னும் ஓதிமுடித்த பின்னும் சொல்லும் வேதவாக்கியம். [vethopanidathangalai othath thodangu munnum othimuditha pinnum sollum vethavakkiyam.] Brāh.

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