Akshayapatra

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Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit अक्षय (akṣaya) + पात्र (pātra)

Noun[edit]

Akshayapatra

  1. (literary) inexhaustible vessel.
  2. (Hinduism) A magical vessel given to Yudhishthira by the Lord Surya in the Mahabharata.

References[edit]

  1. Puranic Encyclopedia: a comprehensive dictionary with special reference to the epic and Puranic literature, Vettam Mani, Motilal Banarsidass, Delhi, 1975, p. 23.[1]