Paran, Parāṅ: 5 definitions


Paran means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Hindi, biology. 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

Ayurveda (science of life)

Source: Wisdom Library: Local Names of Plants and Drugs

Paran in the Lahaul language is the name of a plant identified with Jacobaea nudicaulis (Buch.-Ham. ex D.Don) B.Nord. from the Asteraceae (Sunflower) family having the following synonyms: Senecio nudicaulis, Senecio esquirolii, Senecio denudatus. For the possible medicinal usage of paran, you can check this page for potential sources and references, although be aware that any some or none of the side-effects may not be mentioned here, wether they be harmful or beneficial to health.

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Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

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

1) Parāṅ (पराङ्):—[from parāñc] a ind. outwards, towards the outer world, [Kaṭha-upaniṣad; Bhāgavata-purāṇa]

2) [from parāñc] b in [compound] for, rāñc.

3) Parāṇ (पराण्):—1. parāṇ (parā-√an) [Parasmaipada] parāṇiti ([Desiderative] parāṇiṇiṣati), [Pāṇini 8-4, 19 etc.]

4) 2. parāṇ mfn., [ib. 20.]

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Paran 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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Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Paran in Hindi refers in English to:—(nm) the first meal taken after a fast; passage; —[karana] to take the first meal after a fast; to pass..—paran (पारण) is alternatively transliterated as Pāraṇa.

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