Pragbhava, Prāgbhāva: 7 definitions

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Pragbhava 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

Ayurveda (science of life)

[«previous next»] — Pragbhava in Ayurveda glossary
Source: gurumukhi.ru: Ayurveda glossary of terms

Prāgbhāva (प्राग्भाव):—The ideology which describes that each and every substance is nonexistant before its production

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Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Pragbhava in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Prāgbhāva (प्राग्भाव).—m.

(-vaḥ) 1. Prior existence. 2. Superiority, excellence. 3. The top of a mountain. E. prāk and bhāva being or nature.

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

1) Prāgbhava (प्राग्भव):—[=prāg-bhava] [from prāg > prāñc] m. a previous life, [Siṃhāsana-dvātriṃśikā or vikramāditya-caritra, jaina recension]

2) Prāgbhāva (प्राग्भाव):—[=prāg-bhāva] [from prāg > prāñc] m. prior existence, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

3) [v.s. ...] superiority, excellence, [Horace H. Wilson]

4) [v.s. ...] [wrong reading] for -bhāra in the sense of ‘slope of a mountain’ ([cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]) and, ‘being not far from’ ([Yoga-sūtra])

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

Prāgbhāva (प्राग्भाव):—[prāgbhā+va] (vaḥ) 1. m. The peak of a mountain; excellence; priority.

[Sanskrit to German]

Pragbhava 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»] — Pragbhava in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Prāgbhava (ಪ್ರಾಗ್ಭವ):—

1) [noun] = ಪ್ರಾಗ್ಜನ್ಮ [pragjanma].

2) [noun] that which is born, generated in the east.

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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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