Prajnanayana, Prajñānayana, Prajna-nayana: 1 definition

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Prajnanayana 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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[«previous next»] — Prajnanayana in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Prajñānayana (प्रज्ञानयन).—a. blind; (lit. having understanding as the only eyes); ततो ज्ञास्यसि मां सौते प्रज्ञाचक्षुष- मित्युत (tato jñāsyasi māṃ saute prajñācakṣuṣa- mityuta) Mahābhārata (Bombay) 1.1.149; Bhāgavata 1.13.28; Manodūta 115; N.12.16. (-m.) an epithet of Dhṛtarāṣṭra; Mahābhārata (Bombay) 3. 7.24; Kāvyamālā, Part.13. (-n.) the mind's eye, mental eye, the mind; M.1.

Prajñānayana is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms prajñā and nayana (नयन). See also (synonyms): prajñācakṣus.

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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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