Paritrana, aka: Paritrāṇa; 3 Definition(s)


Paritrana means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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.

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Marathi-English dictionary

paritrāṇa (परित्राण).—n S Protecting, guarding, preserving. 2 Making whole; mending or repairing.

(Source): DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

paritrāṇa (परित्राण).—n Protecting. Making whole.

(Source): DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

Sanskrit-English dictionary

Paritrāṇa (परित्राण).—

1) Preservation, protection, rescue, defence, deliverance; परित्राणाय साधूनां विनाशाय च दुष्कृताम् (paritrāṇāya sādhūnāṃ vināśāya ca duṣkṛtām) Bg.4.8; रामापरित्राणविहस्तयोधं सेनानिवेशं तुमुलं चकार (rāmāparitrāṇavihastayodhaṃ senāniveśaṃ tumulaṃ cakāra) R.5.49.

2) Selfdefence.

3) Abstaining from.

4) The hair of the body; moustaches.

Derivable forms: paritrāṇam (परित्राणम्).

(Source): DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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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