grihastha

noun
gri·​has·​tha | \ gərˈhəstə \
plural -s

Definition of grihastha

: the second stage in the Brahmanic ashrama in which a man assumes the duties and responsibilities of a householder

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History and Etymology for grihastha

Sanskrit gṛhastha

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“Grihastha.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/grihastha. Accessed 5 Jun. 2020.

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