Prabodhana, Prabōdhana: 10 definitions



Prabodhana 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

[«previous next»] — Prabodhana in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

prabōdhana (प्रबोधन).—n S Awakening or arousing. 2 Instructing or informing.

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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.

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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Prabodhana in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Prabodhana (प्रबोधन).—a. (- f.) Awakening, rousing.

-nam 1 Waking.

2) Awakening, rousing.

3) Regaining one's consciousness; recovery of senses; प्रथमप्रमूढजनकप्रवोधनात् (prathamapramūḍhajanakapravodhanāt) U.6.41.

4) Knowledge, wisdom.

5) Instructing, advising.

6) Reviving the scent of a perfume.

7) Refinement, enlightenment; Pt.1.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Prabodhana (प्रबोधन).—name of a former Buddha: Avadāna-śataka i.100.12.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Prabodhana (प्रबोधन).—n.

(-naṃ) 1. Awaking, arousing, exciting, reviving. 2. Instruction. 3. Knowledge, wisdom. 4. Reviving the fragrance of a perfume, which had lost its scent. f. (-nī) The lunation on which Vishnu is supposed to wake from his sleep, the eleventh of the light half of Kartika; also prabodhinī. E. pra before, budh to know or understand, aff. lyuṭ .

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Prabodhana (प्रबोधन).—i. e. pra-budh, [Causal.], + ana, n. 1. Awakening, [Pañcatantra] 4, 13; recalling to life, [Uttara Rāmacarita, 2. ed. Calc., 1862.] 460, 10. 2. Instructing, [Pañcatantra] 4, 15.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Prabodhana (प्रबोधन).—[adjective] awakening, rousing; [neuter] awaking, understanding, or awakening, enlightening; *the reviving of a fragrance.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Prabodhana (प्रबोधन):—[=pra-bodhana] [from pra-bodha > pra-budh] mfn. awaking, arousing, [Ṛtusaṃhāra; Pañcatantra]

2) [v.s. ...] m. Name of a Buddha, [Buddhist literature]

3) [=pra-bodhana] [from pra-bodha > pra-budh] n. waking, awaking, [Mahābhārata; Kāvya literature] etc.

4) [v.s. ...] awakening, arousing, [Mahābhārata; Harivaṃśa]

5) [v.s. ...] knowledge, understanding, comprehension, [Pañcatantra]

6) [v.s. ...] enlightening, instructing, [ib.; Prabodha-candrodaya]

7) [v.s. ...] reviving of an evaporated scent, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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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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