Jagrat, Jāgrat: 6 definitions


Jagrat 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.

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia

Jāgrat (जाग्रत्).—According to the vision of Ṛṣis or sages, every living being has four states. They are Jāgrat (waking state), Svapna (dream), Suṣupti (profound sleep) and Turīya (the fourth state of the soul, i.e. oneness with Brahman in different degrees). The hermits and sages have said about the four states of soul as given below:— (See full article at Story of Jāgrat from the Puranic encyclopaedia by Vettam Mani)

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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 dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Jāgrat (जाग्रत्).—a.

1) Watching, being awake.

2) Attentive, careful, watchful.

3) Clear, bright. -m. Ved. Dreaming in a waking state, day-dream.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Jāgrat (जाग्रत्).—mfn. (-gran-gratī-grat) Watching, being awake. E. jāgṛ to wake, Unadi affix śatṛ.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Jāgrat (जाग्रत्).—[adjective] waking; [substantive] the state of waking.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Jāgrat (जाग्रत्):—[from jāgṛ] mfn. [present participle] √jāgṛ q.v.

2) [v.s. ...] m. waking, [Vedāntasāra 105; 108; 132; 305.]

[Sanskrit to German]

Jagrat in German

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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 (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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