Tilap, Tilāp, Tila-ap: 1 definition


Tilap 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.

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Tilāp (तिलाप्).—water with sesamum seed offered to the dead as a libation; एते यदा मत्सुहृदोस्तिलापः (ete yadā matsuhṛdostilāpaḥ) Bhāgavata 1.12.15; श्राद्धानि नोऽधिभुजे प्रसभं तनूजैर्दत्तानि तीर्थसमयेऽप्यपिबत्तिलाम्बु (śrāddhāni no'dhibhuje prasabhaṃ tanūjairdattāni tīrthasamaye'pyapibattilāmbu) Bhāgavata 7.8.45; Ś.3; तेषो दत्त्वा तु हस्तेषु सपवित्रं तिलोकदम् (teṣo dattvā tu hasteṣu sapavitraṃ tilokadam) Manusmṛti 3.223.

Tilāp is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms tila and ap (अप्). See also (synonyms): tilāmbu, tilodaka.

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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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