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prasad

Line breaks: pra¦sad
Pronunciation: /prʌˈsɑːd
 
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Definition of prasad in English:

noun

Hinduism
A devotional offering made to a god, typically consisting of food that is later shared among devotees.
Example sentences
  • Still, their need is great, and they are finally persuaded to accept some food packets as prasad, sanctified offerings, from a religious organization, and thus maintain their dignity.
  • Special prasad is offered everyday to the deities.
  • I bowed to the priest, held out my right hand and received the prasad.

Origin

from Sanskrit prasāda 'clearness, kindness, grace'.

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