Uttarakriya, Uttarakriyā, Uttara-kriya: 6 definitions
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Uttarakriyā (उत्तरक्रिया).—funeral rites, obsequies.
Uttarakriyā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms uttara and kriyā (क्रिया).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-yā) Obsequial ceremonies. E. uttara last, kriyā rite.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Uttarakriyā (उत्तरक्रिया):—[=uttara-kriyā] [from uttara > ut-tama] f. the last (sacred) action, funeral rites, obsequies.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Uttarakriyā (उत्तरक्रिया):—[uttara-kriyā] (yā) 1. f. Obsequial rites.
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Yogadrstisamuccaya of Haribhadra Suri (Study) (by Riddhi J. Shah)
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Bhagavati-sutra (Viyaha-pannatti) (by K. C. Lalwani)