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Tirthashraddha, aka: Tīrthaśrāddha, Tirtha-shraddha; 1 Definition(s)


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The Sanskrit term Tīrthaśrāddha can be transliterated into English as Tirthasraddha or Tirthashraddha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism


Tīrthaśrāddha (तीर्थश्राद्ध).—Prescriptions for;1 merits of; rituals at different sacred places of Gayā; could be done at any time in the presence of any with no āvāhana; the performer must observe celibacy, live on one meal a day, take bed on the earth and be truthful and pure to get full merits.2

  • 1) Vāyu-purāṇa 110. 28-66.
  • 2) Ib. 105. 37-41.
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

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The Purāṇas (पुराण, purana) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahāpurāṇas total over 400,000 ślokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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