Abhiprastha, Abhipra-stha, Abhiprasthā: 2 definitions
Abhiprastha 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: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Abhiprasthā (अभिप्रस्था).—go out in pursuit of, have in view ([accusative] ±prati), prevail over ([accusative]). [Causative] drive out (cattle).
Abhiprasthā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms abhipra and sthā (स्था).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Abhiprasthā (अभिप्रस्था):—[=abhi-pra-√sthā] ([Aorist] [subjunctive] 2. [plural] -sthāta; perf. 3. [plural] -tasthuḥ)
—to start or advance towards, reach, [Ṛg-veda; Atharva-veda] etc.;
—to surpass, have the precedence of (with or without [accusative]), [Ṛg-veda i, 74, 8 and x, 65, 15];—(cf. ati-pra-√sthā) :—[Causal] to drive (as the cattle to pasture), [Chāndogya-upaniṣad]
Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.
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Partial matches: Stha.
Ends with: Pratyabhiprastha.
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