Pancaratragama, Pāñcarātrāgama, Pancaratra-agama: 3 definitions


Pancaratragama 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Pancharatragama.

In Hinduism

Pancaratra (worship of Nārāyaṇa)

[«previous next»] — Pancaratragama in Pancaratra glossary
Source: Shodhganga: Iconographical representations of Śiva (pancaratra)

Pāñcarātrāgama (पाञ्चरात्रागम) refers to the collection of āgamas of Pāñcarātra, which represents one of the two classifications of Vaiṣṇavāgamas: one of the three classes of āgamas (traditionally communicated wisdom).— Texts of the Pāñcara Āgamas are divided in to two sects. It is believed that Lord Vāsudeva revealed the first group of texts which are called Divya and the next group is called Muniprokta which are further divided in to three viz. a. Sāttvika. b. Rājasa. c. Tāmasa.

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Pancaratra (पाञ्चरात्र, pāñcarātra) represents a tradition of Hinduism where Narayana is revered and worshipped. Closeley related to Vaishnavism, the Pancaratra literature includes various Agamas and tantras incorporating many Vaishnava philosophies.

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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Pancaratragama in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum

1) Pāñcarātrāgama (पाञ्चरात्रागम) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—Oppert. Ii, 1915. 4721. 5224. 8500. Rice. 96. See Pañcarātra. Pāñcarātre Agastyasaṃhitā. Mysore. 3.
—Aṅkurārpaṇavidhi. Taylor. 1, 135.
—Aniruddhasaṃhitā. Mysore. 3.
—Anekotsavapratipādakasaṃhitāsārasaṃgraha. Mysore. 3.
—Ahirbudhnyasaṃhitā. Mysore. 3.
—Kārtavīryamāhātmya. Oppert. Ii, 6631.
—Jitaṃtestotra. Burnell. 201^a. Bhr. 551.
—Jñānapādavyākhyāna. Mysore. 3.
—Nāradīyasaṃhitā. Mysore. 3.
—Pādmasaṃhitā. Mysore. 3.
—Pārameśvarasaṃhitā. Mysore. 3.
—Pauṣkarasaṃhitā. Mysore. 3.
—Prayogamaṇimālikā. Mysore. 3. Taylor. 1. 425.
—Prāyaścittasaṃgraha. Mysore. 3.
—Bharadvājasaṃhitā. Mysore. 3.
—Maṇḍalārcana. Oppert. Ii, 4106.
—Mahāgastyasaṃhitā. Oppert. Ii, 4107.
—Mahotpātaprāyaścitta. Oppert. Ii, 4108.
—Mahotsavavidhi. Oppert. Ii, 4109.
—Mārkaṇḍeyasaṃhitā. Mysore. 3.
—Veṅkaṭeśamāhātmya. Rice. 90.
—Vaikhānasabhṛgusaṃhitā. Mysore. 3.
—Śeṣasaṃhitā. Mysore. 3.
—Samprokṣaṇādividhayaḥ. Mysore. 3.
—Sātvatasaṃhitā. Mysore. 2.

Pāñcarātrāgama has the following synonyms: Pāñcarātra.

2) Pāñcarātrāgama (पाञ्चरात्रागम):—ibid.
—[commentary] by Peḍḍanācārya. ibid.

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

Pāñcarātrāgama (पाञ्चरात्रागम):—[=pāñca-rātrāgama] [from pāñca-rātra > pāñca] m. Name of [work]

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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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