Parapranava, Parapraṇava: 3 definitions
Parapranava 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.
Ayurveda (science of life)Source: Shodhganga: Dietetics and culinary art in ancient and medieval India
Parapraṇava (परप्रणव) is the author of the Rucivadhūgalaratnamālā: a Sanskrit book dealing with the topics of dietetics and culinary art, also known as Pākaśāstra or Pākakalā.—It is a noticeable fact that Āyurveda and its tradition, stood as the champions for the development of critical notions of dietetics and culinary art in ancient and medieval India. [...] Ravindra Kumar Panda states that Suṣeṇa has written a work on food science known as Vyañjanavarga. According to him, other works on food science are [for example]: Rucivadhūgalaratnamālā of Parapraṇava.
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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Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum
Parapraṇava (परप्रणव) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—Rucivadhūgalaratnamālā. B. 2, 104.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Parapraṇava (परप्रणव):—[=para-praṇava] [from para] m. Name of 2 poets, [Catalogue(s)]
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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