Plakshaprashravana, Plakṣapraśravaṇa, Plakshaprasravana, Plakṣaprasravaṇa, Plaksha-prasravana: 2 definitions


Plakshaprashravana 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 terms Plakṣapraśravaṇa and Plakṣaprasravaṇa can be transliterated into English as Plaksaprasravana or Plakshaprashravana or Plakshaprasravana, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Plakṣapraśravaṇa (प्लक्षप्रश्रवण).—A sacred spot for śrāddha; on the Sarasvatī.*

  • * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 13. 69.
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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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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Plakṣaprasravaṇa (प्लक्षप्रस्रवण).—-m. the place where the Sarasvatī rises.

Derivable forms: plakṣaprasravaṇam (प्लक्षप्रस्रवणम्).

Plakṣaprasravaṇa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms plakṣa and prasravaṇa (प्रस्रवण). See also (synonyms): plakṣatīrtha, plakṣarāj.

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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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