Shudrayajaka, Śūdrayājaka, Shudra-yajaka: 5 definitions
Shudrayajaka 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 Śūdrayājaka can be transliterated into English as Sudrayajaka or Shudrayajaka, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Śūdrayājaka (शूद्रयाजक).—one who conducts a sacrifice for a Śūdra.
Derivable forms: śūdrayājakaḥ (शूद्रयाजकः).
Śūdrayājaka is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms śūdra and yājaka (याजक).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-kaḥ) A priest who conducts sacrifices for Sudras. E. śūdra, and yājaka sacrificer.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Śūdrayājaka (शूद्रयाजक).—[adjective] sacrificing for a Śūdra.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Śūdrayājaka (शूद्रयाजक):—[=śūdra-yājaka] [from śūdra] mfn. one who sacrifices for a Ś°, [Gautama-dharma-śāstra]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Śūdrayājaka (शूद्रयाजक):—[śūdra-yājaka] (kaḥ) 1. m. Priest of a shudra.
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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Starts with: Shudrayajakaprayashcitta.
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