Dirghaprajna, aka: Dīrghaprajña, Dirgha-prajna; 3 Definition(s)


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In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Dīrghaprajña (दीर्घप्रज्ञ).—A Kṣatriya King. He traces his ancestry from a part of the Asura, Vṛṣā Parva. Mahābhārata (Udyoga Parva, Chapter 4, Verse 12) states that the Pāṇḍavas had sent an invitation to him at the time of the Kurukṣetra battle.

Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopaedia

Dīrghaprajña (दीर्घप्रज्ञ) is a name mentioned in the Mahābhārata (cf. II.27.2, I.61.16) and represents one of the many proper names used for people and places. Note: The Mahābhārata (mentioning Dīrghaprajña) is a Sanskrit epic poem consisting of 100,000 ślokas (metrical verses) and is over 2000 years old.

Source: JatLand: List of Mahabharata people and places
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The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit-English dictionary

Dirghaprajna in Sanskrit glossary... « previous · [D] · next »

Dīrghaprajña (दीर्घप्रज्ञ).—a far-seeing, prudent, sagacious.

Dīrghaprajña is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms dīrgha and prajña (प्रज्ञ).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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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