Abhipranana, Abhiprāṇana: 3 definitions
Abhipranana means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Abhiprāṇana (अभिप्राणन).—Exhaling (opp. apānanam)
Derivable forms: abhiprāṇanam (अभिप्राणनम्).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Abhiprāṇana (अभिप्राणन):—[=abhi-prāṇana] [from abhi-prāṇ] n. exhaling (opposed to apānana, q.v.), [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Goldstücker Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Abhiprāṇana (अभिप्राणन):—[tatpurusha compound] n.
(-nam) Breathing forth, exhaling (comp. apānana ‘inhaling’); e. g. Śaṅkara in his comm. on the Bṛhadār.-Up.: abhiprāṇanaṃ prathamaṃ kṛtvā paścādapānyāt. E. an with pra and abhi, kṛt aff. lyuṭ.
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