Pitriyana, Pitṛyāna, Pitṛyāṇa, Pitri-yana: 13 definitions
Pitriyana means something in Buddhism, Pali, 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.
Pitriyana has 11 English definitions available.
The Sanskrit terms Pitṛyāna and Pitṛyāṇa can be transliterated into English as Pitryana or Pitriyana, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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[Deutsch Wörterbuch]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch
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Pitṛyāna (पितृयान):—s. u. pitṛyāṇa .Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung
Pitṛyāṇa (पितृयाण):—und yāna —
1) Adj. von den Manen betreten , zu ihnen führend. —
2) m. der von den Manen betretene — , der zu ihnen führende Weg.
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Pitṛyāna (पितृयान):—1. n. der Gang zu den Vätern [Bhāgavatapurāṇa 4,29,13.7,15,51.]
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Pitṛyāna (पितृयान):—2. Adj. und m. s.u. pitṛyaṇa.
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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