Shraddhada, Śrāddhada, Shraddha-da: 5 definitions
Shraddhada 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.
The Sanskrit term Śrāddhada can be transliterated into English as Sraddhada or Shraddhada, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
Śrāddhada (श्राद्धद).—A son of Vṛṣa.*
- * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 6. 34.
The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-daḥ) The offerer of an obsequial rite. E. śrāddha, da who gives.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Śrāddhada (श्राद्धद):—[=śrāddha-da] [from śrāddha] m. the offerer of a, [???; Horace H. Wilson]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Śrāddhada (श्राद्धद):—[śrāddha-da] (daḥ) a. Idem.
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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