Prajagara, Prajāgara, Prajāgarā: 11 definitions


Prajagara 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

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Prajagara in Purana glossary
Source: Puranic Encyclopedia

Prajāgarā (प्रजागरा).—A celestial lady. Once when Arjuna went to the court of Indra this celestial maiden gave performance in dance at the request of Indra. (Śloka 30, Chapter 43, Vana Parva).

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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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Ayurveda (science of life)

[«previous next»] — Prajagara in Ayurveda glossary
Source: Ayurveda glossary of terms

Prajāgara (प्रजागर):—To remain awake at night, sleeplessness, Vigilance

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

Prajāgara (प्रजागर).—

1) Lying awake at night, sleeplessness; स राजर्षिरिमानि दिवसानि प्रजागरकृशो लक्ष्यते (sa rājarṣirimāni divasāni prajāgarakṛśo lakṣyate) Ś.3; प्रजागरात् खिली- भूतस्तस्याः स्वप्ने समागमः (prajāgarāt khilī- bhūtastasyāḥ svapne samāgamaḥ) Ś.6.22.

2) Vigilance, carefulness.

3) A guardian.

4) An epithet of Kṛṣṇa or Viṣṇu (nityaṃ prabuddhatvāt prajāgarti iti prajāgaraḥ).

Derivable forms: prajāgaraḥ (प्रजागरः).

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

Prajāgara (प्रजागर).—m.

(-raḥ) 1. Waking, watching. 2. A guardian. 3. A name of Krishna. E. pra before, jāgara wakefulness.

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

Prajāgara (प्रजागर).—i. e. pra-jāgṛ + a, I. m. 1. One who wakes, Mahābhārata 13, 7051. 2. A guardian, [Bhāgavata-Purāṇa, (ed. Burnouf.)] 4, 27, 15. 3. The act of waking, watching, Mahābhārata 1, 330. 4. Taking care, [Rājataraṅgiṇī] 5, 317. 5. Awaking, being roused, Kām. Nītis. 7, 58. Ii. f. , The name of an Apsaras.

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

Prajāgara (प्रजागर).—[adjective] waking, watchful; [masculine] waking or watching, a guardian.

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

1) Prajāgara (प्रजागर):—[=pra-jāgara] [from pra-jāgṛ] mfn. one who wakes, waking, [Mahābhārata] etc.

2) [v.s. ...] m. a watchman, guardian, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa]

3) [v.s. ...] Name of Viṣṇu, [Mahābhārata]

4) [v.s. ...] waking, watching, attention, care (also [plural]), [Mahābhārata; Kāvya literature] etc.

5) [v.s. ...] waking up (intr.), [Kāmandakīya-nītisāra]

6) Prajāgarā (प्रजागरा):—[=pra-jāgarā] [from pra-jāgara > pra-jāgṛ] f. Name of an Apsaras, [Mahābhārata]

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

Prajāgara (प्रजागर):—[pra-jāgara] (raḥ) 1. m. Waking, watching.

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

Prajāgara (प्रजागर) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Pajjāara.

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