Pradyotana: 8 definitions

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Pradyotana 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.

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Pradyotana (प्रद्योतन).—Five beginning with Pradyota and ending-with Nandivardhana: they ruled the earth for 138 years.*

  • * Bhāgavata-purāṇa XII. 1. 4.
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The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

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

Pradyotana (प्रद्योतन).—1 Blazing, shining.

2) Light.

-naḥ 1 The sun.

2) Name of a prince of Ujjayinī.

Derivable forms: pradyotanam (प्रद्योतनम्).

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

Pradyotana (प्रद्योतन).—m.

(-naḥ) The sun. n.

(-naṃ) Blazing, shining, light. E. pra excess, dyut to shine, aff. lyuṭ .

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

1) Pradyotana (प्रद्योतन):—[=pra-dyotana] [from pra-dyota > pra-dyut] a m. the sun, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

2) [v.s. ...] Name of a prince of Ujjayinī, [Lalita-vistara]

3) [v.s. ...] b m. (with bhaṭṭācārya) Name of an author, [Catalogue(s)]

4) [v.s. ...] ([plural]) of a dynasty, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa]

5) [v.s. ...] n. blazing, shining, light, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

Pradyotana (प्रद्योतन):—[pra-dyotana] (naḥ) 1. m. The sun. n. Blazing, light.

[Sanskrit to German]

Pradyotana in German

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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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Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Pradyotana in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Pradyōtana (ಪ್ರದ್ಯೋತನ):—[noun] the sun.

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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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