Ekagra, aka: Ēkāgra, Ekāgra, Eka-agra; 3 Definition(s)

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Marathi-English dictionary

ēkāgra (एकाग्र).—a (S) Fixed upon one object--mind, attention, affections.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

ēkāgra (एकाग्र).—a Fixed upon one object-mind, &c.

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

Ekāgra (एकाग्र).—a.

1) fixed on one object or point only.

2) closely attentive, concentrated, intent; तद्गीतश्रवणैकाग्रा (tadgītaśravaṇaikāgrā) R.15.66; K.49; कच्चिदेतच्छ्रुतं पार्थ त्वयैकाग्रेण चेतसा (kaccidetacchrutaṃ pārtha tvayaikāgreṇa cetasā) Bg.18.72; मनुमे- काग्रमासीनम् (manume- kāgramāsīnam) Ms.1.1.

3) unperplexed.

4) known, celebrated.

5) single-pointed.

-graḥ (in Math.) the whole of the long side of a figure which is subdivided. °चित्त, °मनस् (citta, °manas) a. with a concentrated mind, with undivided attention. °चित्तम्, °चित्तता (cittam, °cittatā) intentness of purpose, concentration of mind; तत्रैकाग्रं मनःकृत्वा (tatraikāgraṃ manaḥkṛtvā) Bg.6.12;18.72. °दृष्टि (dṛṣṭi) a. fixing one's eye on one spot.

Ekāgra is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms eka and agra (अग्र).

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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