Praghurnaka, aka: Prāghūrṇaka; 2 Definition(s)

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Prāghūrṇaka.—(LP), a present or gift. Note: prāghūrṇaka is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary
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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

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Prāghūrṇaka (प्राघूर्णक).—A guest, visitor; चिरापराधस्मृतिमांसलोऽपि रोषः क्षणप्राघुणिको बभूव (cirāparādhasmṛtimāṃsalo'pi roṣaḥ kṣaṇaprāghuṇiko babhūva) Bv.2.66; श्रवणप्राघुणिकीकृता जनैः (śravaṇaprāghuṇikīkṛtā janaiḥ) (kathā) N.2.56; Pt.3.119.

Derivable forms: prāghūrṇakaḥ (प्राघूर्णकः).

See also (synonyms): prāghuṇa, prāghuṇaka, prāghuṇika, prāghūrṇa, prāghūrṇika.

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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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