Shraddhada, aka: Śrāddhada, Shraddha-da; 2 Definition(s)
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The Sanskrit term Śrāddhada can be transliterated into English as Sraddhada or Shraddhada, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Śrāddhada (श्राद्धद).—A son of Vṛṣa.*
- * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 6. 34.
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Śrāddhada (श्राद्धद).—the offerer of a Śrāddha or funeral oblation.
Derivable forms: śrāddhadaḥ (श्राद्धदः).
Śrāddhada is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms śrāddha and da (द).(Source): DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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