अन्येस्ति? अन्येस्ती?

English translation: अंत्येष्टि = Funeral proceeding

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Hindi term or phrase:अन्येस्ति? अन्येस्ती?
English translation:अंत्येष्टि = Funeral proceeding
Entered by: Vimal Panchal

09:53 Oct 6, 2007
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Other / Rites
Hindi term or phrase: अन्येस्ति? अन्येस्ती?
Hi,

I mean the last rites when a person dies. I think technically it's the 16th संस्कारः.

Best wishes and many thanks,

Simon
SeiTT
United Kingdom
Local time: 02:20
अंत्येष्टी = Funeral proceeding
Explanation:
as above

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Note added at 2 hrs (2007-10-06 12:35:19 GMT)
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Yes, it's अंत्येष्टि
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Vimal Panchal
India
Local time: 07:50
Grading comment
many thanks excellent
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5 +10अंत्येष्टी = Funeral proceeding
Vimal Panchal


  

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अंत्येष्टी = Funeral proceeding


Explanation:
as above

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Note added at 2 hrs (2007-10-06 12:35:19 GMT)
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Yes, it's अंत्येष्टि

Vimal Panchal
India
Local time: 07:50
Native speaker of: Native in GujaratiGujarati
PRO pts in category: 4
Grading comment
many thanks excellent
Notes to answerer
Asker: Many thanks! So is अंत्येष्टि made up of the following elements: अंत्या (feminine of अंत्यः, last) + इष्टि (sacrifice, oblation)?


Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Kumud Verma: it is अंत्येष्टि
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agree  Ritu Bhanot
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agree  Seema Ugrankar
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agree  Pundora: अंत्येष्टि is correct. Means, last or funeral rites.
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agree  chopra_2002
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agree  keshab
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agree  georgina singh
19 hrs

agree  libra_s: correct, meaning last rites
1 day 3 hrs

agree  a1interpreter
1 day 17 hrs

agree  Ruchi Agarwal
2 days 20 mins
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