Prayashcitta, Prāyaścitta: 32 definitions

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Prayashcitta has 30 English definitions available.

The Sanskrit term Prāyaścitta can be transliterated into English as Prayascitta or Prayashcitta, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Alternative spellings of this word include Prayashchitta.

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[«previous next»] — Prayashcitta in Sanskrit glossary

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Prāyaścitta (प्रायश्चित्त):—1. (prāyas + citta) n. [Pāṇini’s acht Bücher 6, 1, 157, Scholiast] Gutmachung, Genugthuung, Ersatz, Sühnung, Busse [The Śatapathabrāhmaṇa 12, 4, 1, 6.] [Śāṅkhāyana’s Brāhmaṇa 5, 9.] ttāhuti [6, 12.] [Ṣaḍviṃśabrāhmaṇa 1, 6.] [Aśvalāyana’s Śrautasūtrāni 1, 1.] tteṣṭi [3, 13. 6, 8. 8, 12.] [GṚHY. 1, 10.] [Kātyāyana’s Śrautasūtrāṇi 1, 2, 19. 8, 11. 4, 3, 15. 7, 5, 10. 25, 1, 10.] vidhyaparādhe prāyaścittam [Śāṅkhāyana’s Śrautasūtrāṇi 3, 19, 1.] [GOBH. 1, 9, 16. 2, 5, 2.] [Manu’s Gesetzbuch 1, 116. 2, 221. 9, 236. 240. 10, 131. 11, 45. fgg. 53. 129. 186. 192.] [Yājñavalkya’s Gesetzbuch 1, 315. 3, 220.] [Arjunasamāgama 5, 7.] [Rāmāyaṇa 1, 8, 14. 18, 23. 61, 8. 6, 82, 121.] [ŚĀṆḌ. 74.] [Suśruta 1, 10, 8. 21, 18.] [Spr. 2500. 2623.] [Raghuvaṃśa 12, 19.] [Rājataraṅgiṇī 5, 255.] [Bhāgavatapurāṇa] in [Viṣṇupurāṇa 42, Nalopākhyāna 21.] [Prabodhacandrodaja 18, 9.] masc. [Mahābhārata 5, 1086.] prāyo nāma tapaḥ proktaṃ cittaṃ niścaya ucyate . tapo niścayasaṃyuktaṃ prāyaścittamiti smṛtam .. [AṄGIRAS im Śabdakalpadruma] prāyaścittatattva ( [Bibliothecae sanskritae 470]), muktāvalī ( [HALL. 176]), pradīpa ( [HALL 192]), prāyaścittoddyota ( [HALL. 175]), prayoga [?(Weber’s Verzeichniss No. 1152. 1156. fgg.]), mayūkha ( [ebend. No. 1147]), vidhi (ebend. [No. 1149. fgg.]). viveka (ebend. [No. 1148]), vivekodaya (ebend. [No. 1403]) Titel von Schriften.

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Prāyaścitta (प्रायश्चित्त):—2. (vom vorherg.) adj. in der Sühnung inbegriffen, zur Sühnung gehörig: etāni sarvāṇīndradevatyānyadbhutāni prāyaścittāni [Ṣaḍviṃśabrāhmaṇa 5, 3.]

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Prāyaścitta (प्रायश्चित्त):—1. , dīpikā f. Titel einer Schrift [Oxforder Handschriften 370,a, No. 213.] ratna n. desgl. [277,b,25.]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung

Prāyaścitta (प्रायश्चित्त):—1. n.

1) Gutmachung , Genugthuung , Ersatz , Sühne , Busse , Einmal m. (metrisch). —

2) Titel eines Werkes [Private libraries (Gustav) 1.] Desgleichen grantha m. ([ebend.]

1925) , kāṇḍa ([ebend.]) , tattva n. , dīpikā f. , paddhati f. ([Private libraries (Gustav) 1]), pradīpa m. , prayoga m. , mayūkha m. , mādhavīya n. ([Private libraries (Gustav) 1]), muktāvalī f. , ratna n. , vidhi m. , viveka m. , vivekodaya m. , śatadvayī f. ([Private libraries (Gustav) 1]), saṃgraha m. ([ebend.]) , sārāvali f. ([ebend.]) , ttādhikāra m. ([ebend.]) , ttenduśekhara m. ([ebend.]) und ttoddyota m.

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Prāyaścitta (प्रायश्चित्त):—2. Adj. in der Sühne inbegriffen , zur S. gehörig.

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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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