Pragvamsha, Prāgvaṃśa: 6 definitions
Pragvamsha 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.
The Sanskrit term Prāgvaṃśa can be transliterated into English as Pragvamsa or Pragvamsha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-śaḥ) 1. The room opposite to that which contains the materials for an oblation, and in which the family and friends of the sacrificer assemble. 2. A former dynasty or race. E. prāk before, and vaṃśa a race, &c.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Prāgvaṃśa (प्राग्वंश):—[=prāg-vaṃśa] [from prāg > prāñc] 1. prāg-vaṃśa m. a former or previous generation, [Harivaṃśa]
2) [v.s. ...] Name of Viṣṇu, [ib.]
3) [v.s. ...] 2. prāg-vaṃśa mfn. having the supporting beams turned eastward, [Kātyāyana-śrauta-sūtra; Āpastamba-dharma-sūtra]
4) [v.s. ...] m. the space before the Vedi (perhaps a kind of sacrificial chamber having columns or beams towards the east and situated opposite to the Vedi; [according to] to others, a room in which the family and friends of the person performing the sacrifice assemble), [Āpastamba-śrauta-sūtra; Harivaṃśa; Raghuvaṃśa; Bhāgavata-purāṇa]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Prāgvaṃśa (प्राग्वंश):—(śaḥ) 1. m. Room where the friends assemble at a sacrifice; a former race or dynasty.
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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.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
Prāgvaṃśa (ಪ್ರಾಗ್ವಂಶ):—[noun] the portion of a sacrificial hall, that is towards the east of main hall.
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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The Agnistoma Somayaga in the Shukla Yajurveda (by Madan Haloi)
Part 1.3: Construction of the Śālā (śālānirmāṇa) < [Chapter 4 - The Agniṣṭoma Ritual]
Part 4.4: Construction of the Havirdāna-maṇḍapa < [Chapter 4 - The Agniṣṭoma Ritual]
The Skanda Purana (by G. V. Tagare)
Chapter 354 - Greatness of Kardamāla < [Section 1 - Prabhāsa-kṣetra-māhātmya]
Chapter 277 - Greatness of Bhūdhara (Yajñavarāha) < [Section 1 - Prabhāsa-kṣetra-māhātmya]
Chapter 36 - Glorification of the Boar Incarnation (of Viṣṇu) < [Section 1 - Veṅkaṭācala-māhātmya]
Bharadvaja-srauta-sutra (by C. G. Kashikar)
Harshacharita (socio-cultural Study) (by Mrs. Nandita Sarmah)
1. Similarities (2): Duties of the Kings < [Chapter 8 - Comparative Society as described in the Kādambarī and the Harṣacarita]
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Satapatha-brahmana (by Julius Eggeling)