पितृयाण

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Sanskrit[edit]

Etymology[edit]

पितृ (pitṛ, father) +‎ यान (yāna, leading, path)

Adjective[edit]

पितृयाण (pitṛyāṇa)

  1. leading to the fathers (RV., AV., ChUp.)

Declension[edit]

Noun[edit]

पितृयाण (pitṛyāṇam

  1. the path leading to the fathers, a spiritual journey to an afterlife (RV., AV., MBh., etc.)

Declension[edit]

Noun[edit]

पितृयाण (pitṛyāṇan

  1. the vehicle of the fathers, on which virtuous people are taken to heaven (W.)

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • Sir Monier Monier-Williams, A Sanskrit-English dictionary etymologically and philologically arranged with special reference to cognate Indo-European languages, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1898, page 0626