Parantapa, Para-tapa, Pārantapa, Paramtapa: 6 definitions


Parantapa means something in Buddhism, Pali, 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

Vaishnavism (Vaishava dharma)

Source: Pure Bhakti: Bhagavad-gita (4th edition)

Parantapa (परन्तप) refers to “‘Chastiser of the enemy’, Arjuna”. (cf. Glossary page from Śrīmad-Bhagavad-Gītā).

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Vaishnava (वैष्णव, vaiṣṇava) or vaishnavism (vaiṣṇavism) represents a tradition of Hinduism worshipping Vishnu as the supreme Lord. Similar to the Shaktism and Shaivism traditions, Vaishnavism also developed as an individual movement, famous for its exposition of the dashavatara (‘ten avatars of Vishnu’).

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In Buddhism

Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)

Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names

1. Parantapa

King of Kosambi and father of Udena. DhA.i.164.

2. Parantapa

An attendant of the king of Benares. For his story see the Parantapa Jataka.

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Theravāda is a major branch of Buddhism having the the Pali canon (tipitaka) as their canonical literature, which includes the vinaya-pitaka (monastic rules), the sutta-pitaka (Buddhist sermons) and the abhidhamma-pitaka (philosophy and psychology).

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Parantapa in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Parantapa (परन्तप).—mfn.

(-paḥ-pā-paṃ) Vexing or annoying another, subduing a foe. m.

(-paḥ) A conqueror. E. para another, tapa to heat or inflame, aff. khac .

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

Parantapa (परन्तप):—[para-ntapa] (paḥ-pā-paṃ) a. Vexing or annoying another. m. Conqueror.

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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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Pali-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Parantapa in Pali glossary
Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Pārantapa: worrying or molesting another person (opp. attantapa) D. III, 232; M. I, 341, 411; II, 159; Pug. 56.

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Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.

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Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Parantapa in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Paraṃtapa (ಪರಂತಪ):—[adjective] vexing one’s enemies.

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Paraṃtapa (ಪರಂತಪ):—

1) [noun] he who vexes his enemies; a hero.

2) [noun] one of the appellation of Arjuna, the hero in Mahābhārata, the great Indian epic.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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