Definition of samskara in English:
A purificatory ceremony or rite marking a major event in one’s life.
- He said, ‘I have made documentaries on Hindu temples in Thailand and on Hindu wedding ceremonies, samskaras and festivals.’
- Hindus consider children a gift from God, and the conception, development and birth of a child are sacred events, honored by a ceremony, or samskara, marking these rites of passage.
- Drawing on ancient scriptures, content includes learning the proper performance of yagnas, samskaras, puja, Vedic astrology and more.
From Sanskrit saṃskāra 'a making perfect, preparation'.
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