Parasiprakasha, Pārasiprakāśa, Parasi-prakasha, Parashiprakasha: 2 definitions


Parasiprakasha 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.

The Sanskrit term Pārasiprakāśa can be transliterated into English as Parasiprakasa or Parasiprakasha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Kosha (encyclopedic lexicons)

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Source: Shodhganga: Technical study of the dictionaries published in Sanskrit language since 1800 AD

Pārasiprakāśa (पारसिप्रकाश) is a bilingual dictionary giving Persian and Arabic terms used in Indian astronomy and astrology. The names of sauramasa, candramasa and names of days according to them, the names of zodiacs and quarters, etc., are given in this work. The dictionary also gives equivalents of Mohammedan dates to Hindu dates. The dictionary is ascribed to Vedangaraya of the 17th C.A.D.

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Kosha (कोश, kośa) refers to Sanskrit lexicons intended to provide additional information regarding technical terms used in religion, philosophy and the various sciences (shastra). The oldest extant thesaurus (kosha) dates to the 4th century AD.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit-English dictionary

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum

1) Pārasīprakāśa (पारसीप्रकाश) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—Persian words explained in Saṃskṛt. Pheh. 10.
—by Vihāri Kṛṣṇadāsa, composed under Akbār. L. 1321. Ben. 29. 37. Oudh. Xv, 144. Peters. 3, 46^a. 219.
—a vocabulary of Persian and Arabic terms used in Indian astronomy and astrology, composed by Vedāṅgarāya in 1643. Io. 2114. 2897. L. 862. K. 232. B. 4, 156. Bik. 325. Oudh. Vii, 4. Bhr. 336. Bp. 308.
—a Persian Grammar. Rādh. 8.

Pārasīprakāśa has the following synonyms: Pārasīkośa.

2) Pārasīprakāśa (पारसीप्रकाश):—by Vedāṅgarāya. Peters. 4, 38. Stein 165.

3) Pāraśīprakāśa (पारशीप्रकाश):—by Vedāṅgarāya. Ulwar 1238. 1837.

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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. 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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