Shraddhakalpa, Śrāddhakalpa: 3 definitions


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The Sanskrit term Śrāddhakalpa can be transliterated into English as Sraddhakalpa or Shraddhakalpa, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Shraddhakalpa in Purana glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Śrāddhakalpa (श्राद्धकल्प).—The rituals prescribed as due to Pitṛs.*

  • * Matsya-purāṇa 2. 23.
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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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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Shraddhakalpa in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum

1) Śrāddhakalpa (श्राद्धकल्प) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—Kāty. See Śrāddhakalpasūtra.
—a Pariśiṣṭa of the Mānavagṛhya. Bu7hler 538.
—Maitrāy. Kh. 63.
—the 44th Pariśiṣṭa of the Av. W. p. 92.

2) Śrāddhakalpa (श्राद्धकल्प):—Kh. 63. Oppert. Ii, 4195. Proceed. Asb. 1869, 136. See Vasiṣṭhaśrāddhakalpa.
—by Kāśīnātha. K. 198.
—by Vācaspatimiśra. See Pitṛbhaktitaraṅgiṇī.
—or Chandogaśrāddha by Śrīdatta. L. 988. 1060. Sb. 148. See Pitṛbhakti.
—from Hemādri’s Caturvargacintāmaṇi q. v.

3) Śrāddhakalpa (श्राद्धकल्प):—As p. 109. Cs 2, 350.

Śrāddhakalpa has the following synonyms: Prajāpatismṛti.

4) Śrāddhakalpa (श्राद्धकल्प):—As p. 205. Peters. 5, 147. See Prajāpatismṛti.
—from the Brahmāṇḍapurāṇa. Cs 2, 474.
—by Bhartṛyajña. Cs 2, 418.

5) Śrāddhakalpa (श्राद्धकल्प):—Pariś. 44 of the Av. Tb. 214.

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

1) Śrāddhakalpa (श्राद्धकल्प):—[=śrāddha-kalpa] [from śrāddha] m. = -karman, [Āpastamba; Manu-smṛti; Mahābhārata]

2) [v.s. ...] Name of various works.

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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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