From Hindupedia, the Hindu Encyclopedia

By Jit Majumdar

Sometimes transliterated as: Apatrikarana, ApAtrIkarana, Apaatrikarana

  1. causing of unsuitability or invalidity
  2. that which de-legitimizes a person
  3. a kind of sin or crime, that renders the sinner unsuitable for accepting any kind of charity or donation, or unsuitable for establishing any social or business relationship and interaction (M. Sańhitā).