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sapiṇḍīkaraṇa

W. J. Johnson

in A Dictionary of Hinduism

Published in print January 2009 | ISBN: 9780198610250
Published online January 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780191726705
sapiṇḍīkaraṇa

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That part of the funeral rite (antyeṣṭi/śrāddha) in which, using piṇḍa, an after-death body is

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Subjects: Hinduism

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