Pradhvamsana, Pradhvaṃsana: 3 definitions
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Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Pradhvaṃsana (प्रध्वंसन).—Ved. A destroyer.
Derivable forms: pradhvaṃsanaḥ (प्रध्वंसनः).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Pradhvaṃsana (प्रध्वंसन).—[adjective] destroying, ruining.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Pradhvaṃsana (प्रध्वंसन):—[=pra-dhvaṃsana] [from pra-dhvaṃs] mfn. destroying, annihilating, [Mahābhārata]
2) [v.s. ...] m. one who destroys, a destroyer (as a [particular] personification), [Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa] (cf. prādhvaṃsana).
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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