Pradipta, Pradīpta: 12 definitions


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Alternative spellings of this word include Pradipt.

In Hinduism

Shaktism (Shakta philosophy)

Source: Google Books: Manthanabhairavatantram

Pradīpta (प्रदीप्त) or Pradīptābhā refers to “illumination”, according to the Manthānabhairavatantra, a vast sprawling work that belongs to a corpus of Tantric texts concerned with the worship of the goddess Kubjikā.—Accordingly, “[...] She has eighteen eyes and great arms, above and below. She is illumined by great jewels [i.e., mahāratna-pradīpta-ābhā] and her beautiful light is like heated gold. The mantra on her head is divided into twenty-seven divisions and twenty-seven depositions (nyāsa). The goddess of the gods, she is the mistress of the hosts (of the god’s attendants). She is comfortably seated on a lion throne and shines beautifully, dark blue and red. [...]”.

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Shakta (शाक्त, śākta) or Shaktism (śāktism) represents a tradition of Hinduism where the Goddess (Devi) is revered and worshipped. Shakta literature includes a range of scriptures, including various Agamas and Tantras, although its roots may be traced back to the Vedas.

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In Jainism

General definition (in Jainism)

Source: The University of Sydney: A study of the Twelve Reflections

Pradīpta (प्रदीप्त) [=pradīpita?] refers to “inflamed” (by the fire of endless suffering), according to the 11th century Jñānārṇava, a treatise on Jain Yoga in roughly 2200 Sanskrit verses composed by Śubhacandra.—Accordingly, “[This self] whose intention is confounded by the poison of manifestly false knowledge, desire and so forth falls into an existence that is difficult to endure, inflamed by the fire of endless suffering (ananta-duḥkhāgni-pradīpta)”.

Synonyms: Dīpita.

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Jainism is an Indian religion of Dharma whose doctrine revolves around harmlessness (ahimsa) towards every living being. The two major branches (Digambara and Svetambara) of Jainism stimulate self-control (or, shramana, ‘self-reliance’) and spiritual development through a path of peace for the soul to progess to the ultimate goal.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

pradīpta (प्रदीप्त).—p (S) Enkindled or inflamed.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

pradīpta (प्रदीप्त).—p Enkindled or inflamed.

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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

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Pradīpta (प्रदीप्त).—p. p.

1) Kindled, lighted, inflamed, illuminated.

2) Blazing, burning, shining.

3) Raised, expanded; प्रदीप्तशिरसमाशीविषम् (pradīptaśirasamāśīviṣam) Dk.

4) Stimulated, excited (hunger &c.); दीर्घकालं प्रदीप्तास्मि पापानां पापकर्मणाम् (dīrghakālaṃ pradīptāsmi pāpānāṃ pāpakarmaṇām) Mahābhārata (Bombay) 3.12.119.

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

Pradīpta (प्रदीप्त).—mfn.

(-ptaḥ-ptā-ptaṃ) 1. Kindled, illuminated. 2. Shining, blazing, burning. 3. Excited, stimulated, (as hunger). E. pra before, dīp to inflame, kta aff.

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

Pradīpta (प्रदीप्त).—[adjective] flaming, glowing, hot, shining.

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

1) Pradīpta (प्रदीप्त):—[=pra-dīpta] [from pra-dīp] mfn. kindled, inflamed, burning, shining, [Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa] etc. etc.

2) [v.s. ...] excited, stimulated, [Mahābhārata; Kāvya literature] etc.

3) [v.s. ...] (in augury) clear, shrill (opp. to pūrṇa), [Varāha-mihira’s Bṛhat-saṃhitā]

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

Pradīpta (प्रदीप्त):—[pra-dīpta] (ptaḥ-ptā-ptaṃ) p. Lighted; excited.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Pradīpta (प्रदीप्त) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Abbhuttia, Teaviya, Paitta, Palitta, Palīvia, Saṃdumia.

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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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Hindi dictionary

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Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Pradīpta (प्रदीप्त) [Also spelled pradipt]:—(a) illuminated, lit/lighted, glowing; awakened; roused; ~[pti] light, glow; illumination.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Pradīpta (ಪ್ರದೀಪ್ತ):—

1) [adjective] lighted; ignited.

2) [adjective] incited; aroused; excited.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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