Prabhasanrisimha, aka: Prabhāsanṛsiṃha, Prabhasa-nrisimha; 1 Definition(s)


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The Sanskrit term Prabhāsanṛsiṃha can be transliterated into English as Prabhasanrsimha or Prabhasanrisimha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Pancaratra (worship of Nārāyaṇa)

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Prabhāsanṛsiṃha (प्रभासनृसिंह) is short for Prabhāsa, one of the aspects of nṛsiṃha (‘man-lion’), according to the Vihagendra-saṃhitā 4.17. Nṛsiṃha is a Tantric deity and refers to the furious (ugra) incarnation of Viṣṇu. The Vihagendra-saṃhīta is a Sanskrit work from the 15th century and deals primarely with meditation on mantras and sacrificial oblations.

Source: Wisdom Library: Pāñcarātra
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Pancaratra (पाञ्चरात्र, pāñcarātra) represents a tradition of Hinduism where Narayana is revered and worshipped. Closeley related to Vaishnavism, the Pancaratra literature includes various Agamas and tantras incorporating many Vaishnava philosophies.

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