Shuddhipatra, Śuddhipatra, Shuddhi-patra: 4 definitions


Shuddhipatra means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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 Śuddhipatra can be transliterated into English as Suddhipatra or Shuddhipatra, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Arthashastra (politics and welfare)

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Source: Studies in Kautilya Vocabulary

Śuddhipatra (शुद्धिपत्र) refers to a classification of official documents, according to the Śukranītisāra 2.290-314.—The Śukranītisāra is a Sanskrit work on ethics by Śukrācārya comprised of four chapters. The second chapter (uvarājādikṛtya, “the duties of the royal princes and the like”) speaks of the nature, character and validity of various documents (such as a Śuddhipatra).

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Arthashastra (अर्थशास्त्र, arthaśāstra) literature concerns itself with the teachings (shastra) of economic prosperity (artha) statecraft, politics and military tactics. The term arthashastra refers to both the name of these scientific teachings, as well as the name of a Sanskrit work included in such literature. This book was written (3rd century BCE) by by Kautilya, who flourished in the 4th century BCE.

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Marathi-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

śuddhipatra (शुद्धिपत्र).—n (S) A sheet or a paper of errata: also a scrap of paper or the margin &c. of the book on which is noted down an error to be corrected or an omission to be supplied in its proper place. 2 A certificate furnished to a person who, through the due administration of prayashchitt, has been purified from his pollution or turpitude, and restored to fitness for the intercommunications of the social relation.

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

śuddhipatra (शुद्धिपत्र).—n A sheet of errata.

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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

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Śuddhipatra (शुद्धिपत्र).—

1) a list of errata or corrigenda.

2) a certificate of purification by penance or atonement.

Derivable forms: śuddhipatram (शुद्धिपत्रम्).

Śuddhipatra is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms śuddhi and patra (पत्र).

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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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