Prahrishta, Prahṛṣṭa: 9 definitions


Prahrishta 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 Prahṛṣṭa can be transliterated into English as Prahrsta or Prahrishta, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Prahrishta in Purana glossary
Source: Shiva Purana - English Translation

Prahṛṣṭa (प्रहृष्ट) refers to a “delightful (heart)”, according to the Śivapurāṇa 2.2.18. Accordingly as Brahmā narrated to Nārada:—“[...] then Dakṣa, my son, knelt before me, his father, with pleasure and said—‘O lord, the marriage rites shall be performed by you’. Saying ‘Amen’ I got up with a delightful heart (prahṛṣṭa) and performed the preliminary rites”.

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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»] — Prahrishta in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Prahṛṣṭa (प्रहृष्ट).—p. p.

1) Delighted, pleased, glad, overjoyed.

2) Thrilling, bristling (as hair).

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

Prahṛṣṭa (प्रहृष्ट).—mfn.

(-ṣṭaḥ-ṣṭā-ṣṭaṃ) 1. Pleased, delighted. 2. Bristling. E. pra before, hṛṣ to be pleased, aff. kta .

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

Prahṛṣṭa (प्रहृष्ट).—[adjective] rigid, erect; delighted, joyful, glad.

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

1) Prahṛṣṭa (प्रहृष्ट):—[=pra-hṛṣṭa] [from pra-hṛṣ] mfn. erect, bristling (as the hair of the body), [Mahābhārata; Rāmāyaṇa; Bhāgavata-purāṇa]

2) [v.s. ...] thrilled with delight, exceedingly pleased, delighted, [ib.; Varāha-mihira; Kathāsaritsāgara; Pañcatantra] etc.

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

Prahṛṣṭa (प्रहृष्ट):—[pra-hṛṣṭa] (ṣṭaḥ-ṣṭā-ṣṭaṃ) p. Delighted.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Prahṛṣṭa (प्रहृष्ट) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Pahaṭṭha.

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

Prahṛṣṭa (ಪ್ರಹೃಷ್ಟ):—[adjective] gladdened; delighted; pleased.

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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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