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Definition of Shraddha
1. an offering to an ancestor [n -S]
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Shraddha
Literary usage of Shraddha
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Short Treatise on Hindu Law: As Administered in the Courts of British India by Herbert Cowell (1895)
"THE law of the shraddha is said to be the key of the whole Hindu law of inheritance. Yet it is stated, upon high authority (a), that there is scarcely a ..."
2. The Hindu Law: Being a Treatise on the Law Administered Exclusively to by Herbert Cowell (1870)
"... Rites of the shraddha—Description of them—The motive for their performance— ... shraddha—'Parvana shraddha— ..."
3. Indian Caste by John Wilson (1877)
"While they were thinking of this sinful work, the youngest son said, if it be necessary to kill her, then accomplish it in the form of a shraddha. ..."
4. Indian Caste by John Wilson (1877)
"If we accomplish it in the form of a shraddha she will certainly save us from ... He, thus pleased, devoted the cow to the shraddha, and having put two of ..."