Prahasitanetra: 2 definitions


Prahasitanetra 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.

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Prahasitanetra (प्रहसितनेत्र).—name of a former Buddha: Lalitavistara 5.13 (Tibetan rab tu ḥdzum paḥi spyan, very smiling eye); Mahāvyutpatti 97 (Tibetan spyan gsal rgyas, full-bright-eye).

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

Prahasitanetra (प्रहसितनेत्र):—[=pra-hasita-netra] [from pra-hasita > pra-has] m. ‘laughing-eyed’, Name of a Buddha, [Lalita-vistara]

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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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