Bhagirathaprayatna, Bhagīrathaprayatna, Bhagiratha-prayatna: 3 definitions


Bhagirathaprayatna means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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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Marathi-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

bhagīrathaprayatna (भगीरथप्रयत्न).—m (S bhagīratha Name of a king, prayatna Exertion. This king is fabled to have brought the river Bhagirathi or Ganges from heaven.) A term for any prodigious and marvelous effort or exertion; a Herculean feat.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

bhagīratha-prayatna (भगीरथ-प्रयत्न).—m A term for any prodigi- ous and marvellous effort.

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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Bhagīrathaprayatna (भगीरथप्रयत्न).—the path or effort of Bhagīratha, used figuratively to denote any great or Herculean effort.

Derivable forms: bhagīrathaprayatnaḥ (भगीरथप्रयत्नः).

Bhagīrathaprayatna is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms bhagīratha and prayatna (प्रयत्न). See also (synonyms): bhagīrathapatha.

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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. 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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