Pradeshana, Pradeśana, Prādeśana: 4 definitions


Pradeshana 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 Pradeśana and Prādeśana can be transliterated into English as Pradesana or Pradeshana, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Pradeśana (प्रदेशन).—

1) Pointing out.

2) Advice, instruction.

3) A gift, present, an offering, especially to gods, superiors &c.

Derivable forms: pradeśanam (प्रदेशनम्).

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Prādeśana (प्रादेशन).—A gift, donation.

Derivable forms: prādeśanam (प्रादेशनम्).

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

Pradeśana (प्रदेशन).—n.

(-naṃ) 1. A gift, a present, a bribe of offering, any thing given to the gods, to superiors, or friends, &c. 2. Advice, instruction. f. (-nī) The fore-figner. E. pra before, diś to show, aff. lyuṭ, fem. aff. ṅīp .

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Prādeśana (प्रादेशन).—n.

(-naṃ) Gift, donation. E. pra and āṅ before, diś to give, aff. lyuṭ .

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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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