Definition of Shraddhas

1. shraddha [n] - See also: shraddha



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Shraddhas

showy lady's-slipper
showy lady slipper
showy milkweed
showy orchis
showy sunflower
showyard
showyards
showyness
shoyu
shoyus
shozoku
shpadoinkle
shpilkes
shprintzen syndrome
shraddha
shraddhas (current term)
shrag
shragger
shrammed
shrank
shranks
shrapnel
shrapnels
shred
shredcook
shreddable
shredded
shredder
shredders
shreddier

Literary usage of Shraddhas

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1. The Hindu at Home: Being Sketches of Hindu Daily Life by Joseph Edwin Padfield (1896)
"... as well as to give some account of the shraddhas, or Hindu ceremonies for deceased ancestors. The great mass of Hindus are worshippers of fire, ..."

2. The Hindu at Home: Being Sketches of Hindu Daily Life by Joseph Edwin Padfield (1896)
"... as well as to give some account of the shraddhas, or Hindu ceremonies for deceased ancestors. The great mass of Hindus are worshippers of fire, ..."

3. A Short Treatise on Hindu Law: As Administered in the Courts of British India by Herbert Cowell (1895)
"Sixteen shraddhas must be performed for a Brahmana recently deceased. The first on the day immediately following the period of mourning ..."

4. The Hindu Law: Being a Treatise on the Law Administered Exclusively to by Herbert Cowell (1870)
"Sixteen shraddhas must be performed for a Brahmana recently deceased. The first on tbe day immediately following the period of mourning; twelve monthly ..."

5. Vivada Chintamani: A Succinct Commentary on the Hindoo Law Prevalent in Mithila by Vācaspatimiśra (1863)
"the king chastise by inflicting on them the punishment of robbery." Explanation. Here by the mention of the shraddhas that a wife must perform, ..."

6. The Aryan Village in India and Ceylon by John Budd Phear (1880)
"On the occasions of shadis and shraddhas, the cost is in the preparation and purchase of offerings, presents, and payments to Brahman priests, presents to, ..."

7. The Hindu at Home: Being Sketches of Hindu Daily Life by Joseph Edwin Padfield (1908)
"In the case of the ordinary shraddhas, to be described later on, there need be ... presides over shraddhas), three the deceased's immediate three ancestors, ..."

8. Indian Caste by John Wilson (1877)
"This story is constantly drawn on by the Brahmans, at the celebration of shraddhas. 16. In the second and third chapters of the first part of the ..."

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