Samskriya, Saṃskriyā: 8 definitions
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[Deutsch Wörterbuch]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch
Saṃskriyā (संस्क्रिया):—(wie eben) f.
1) Zubereitung, Zurüstung, Zurichtung: mantra von Sprüchen [Oxforder Handschriften 98,b,16.] [SARVADARŚANAS. 170,12.] —
2) Weihe, insbes. die letzte, die Verbrennung des Leichnams [Trikāṇḍaśeṣa 2, 8, 61.] — Vgl. aṅga
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.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Partial matches: Sam.
Ends with: Angasamskriya, Mantrasamskriya.
Full-text: Angasamskriya, Mantrasamskriya, Angasamskara, Sakkiria, Vimalikar, Adhivasa.
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The Tattvasangraha [with commentary] (by Ganganatha Jha)
Verse 2156-2157 < [Chapter 24a - The case for the reliability of the Veda (the Revealed Word)]