Udakadana, Udakadāna, Udaka-dana: 8 definitions

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Udakadana 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.

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Marathi-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Udakadana in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

udakadāna (उदकदान).—n (S) At obsequies. Casting water upon the ground in the name of the defunct. Hence Funeral solemnities gen. 2 Giving of water.

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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 dictionary

[«previous next»] — Udakadana in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Udakadāna (उदकदान).—presentation of (a libation of) water to dead ancestors or the manes; लुप्तपिण्डोदकक्रियाः (luptapiṇḍodakakriyāḥ) Bg.1.42. वृकोदरस्योदकक्रियां कुरु (vṛkodarasyodakakriyāṃ kuru) Ve.6; Y.3.4.

Derivable forms: udakadānam (उदकदानम्).

Udakadāna is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms udaka and dāna (दान). See also (synonyms): udakakarman, udakakārya, udakakriyā.

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Udakadāna (उदकदान).—= °कर्मन् (karman) q. v.

Derivable forms: udakadānam (उदकदानम्).

Udakadāna is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms udaka and dāna (दान).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Udakadāna (उदकदान).—n.

(-naṃ) Gift of water, especially to the manes, as a religious or obsequial rite. E. udak and dāna giving.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Udakadāna (उदकदान).—n. Pouring water in honour of a deceased one, [Prabodhacandrodaya, (ed. Brockhaus.)] 98, 3.

Udakadāna is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms udaka and dāna (दान).

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

1) Udakadāna (उदकदान):—[=udaka-dāna] [from udaka > und] n. gift of water (especially to the manes), [Gautama-dharma-śāstra; Prabodha-candrodaya]

2) [v.s. ...] a particular festival, [Kathāsaritsāgara]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Udakadāna (उदकदान):—[udaka-dāna] (naṃ) 1. n. Giving water.

[Sanskrit to German]

Udakadana in German

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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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