Mahapranada, Mahāpraṇāda: 4 definitions
Mahapranada 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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Mahāpraṇāda (महाप्रणाद).—(1) name of a (cakravartin) king (= Pali Mahāpanāda): Mahāvyutpatti 3577; Divyāvadāna 56.17; 58.9 ff.; (2) name of a prince, son of Mahāratha and brother of Mahāsattva: Suvarṇabhāsottamasūtra 206.12 ff.; 225.13 ff.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Mahāpraṇāda (महाप्रणाद):—[=mahā-praṇāda] [from mahā > mah] m. Name of a Cakra-vartin, [Buddhist literature]
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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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Partial matches: Maha, Pranada.
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