Plakshaprashravana, Plakṣapraśravaṇa, Plakshaprasravana, Plakṣaprasravaṇa, Plaksha-prasravana: 5 definitions
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The Sanskrit terms Plakṣapraśravaṇa and Plakṣaprasravaṇa can be transliterated into English as Plaksaprasravana or Plakshaprashravana or Plakshaprasravana, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
Plakṣapraśravaṇa (प्लक्षप्रश्रवण).—A sacred spot for śrāddha; on the Sarasvatī.*
- * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 13. 69.
The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Plakṣaprasravaṇa (प्लक्षप्रस्रवण).—-m. the place where the Sarasvatī rises.
Derivable forms: plakṣaprasravaṇam (प्लक्षप्रस्रवणम्).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Plakṣaprasravaṇa (प्लक्षप्रस्रवण):—[=plakṣa-prasravaṇa] [from plakṣa] n. ([???]) ‘source and king of the fig-tree’, Name of the place where the Sarasvatī rises.
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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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Mahabharata (English) (by Kisari Mohan Ganguli)
Puranic encyclopaedia (by Vettam Mani)
The Brahmanda Purana (by G.V. Tagare)
Chapter 13 - Enumeration of holy spots (tīrtha) for Śrāddha < [Section 3 - Upodghāta-pāda]
The Padma Purana (by N.A. Deshpande)
Chapter 129 - The Deliverance of the Five Gandharva Maidens < [Section 6 - Uttara-Khaṇḍa (Concluding Section)]