Prakashya, Prakāśya, Prākāśya: 12 definitions


Prakashya means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, Hindi. 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 terms Prakāśya and Prākāśya can be transliterated into English as Prakasya or Prakashya, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Alternative spellings of this word include Prakashy.

In Hinduism

Shaktism (Shakta philosophy)

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Source: Google Books: Manthanabhairavatantram

Prakāśyā (प्रकाश्या) or Prakāśyākalā refers to one of the “eight energies” (Aṣṭakalā) that surround the sacred seat Kāmarūpa, according to the Śrīmatottara-tantra, an expansion of the Kubjikāmatatantra: the earliest popular and most authoritative Tantra of the Kubjikā cult.—Accordingly, “Then (after that comes the fourth sacred seat [i.e., Kāmarūpa] which) is in the locus of the heart and is surrounded by eight energies, namely Mohā, Āvṛtā, Prakāśyā, Kiraṇā, Rāgavatī, Hṛṣṭā, Puṣṭī, and Krodhā. One should know that it is located in the Wheel of the Heart surrounded by (this) group of energies set around it anticlockwise. (Brilliant) like the rising sun, its purpose is the emanation of the (many) diverse and true Yoginīs by means of (the energy) who (is full of the) attachment and passion (kāma) that comes from the joy of the heart (generated) by the countless energies of (the divine) will in order to (emanate) the many and diverse forms of creation. [...]”.

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Shakta (शाक्त, śākta) or Shaktism (śāktism) represents a tradition of Hinduism where the Goddess (Devi) is revered and worshipped. Shakta literature includes a range of scriptures, including various Agamas and Tantras, although its roots may be traced back to the Vedas.

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Kavya (poetry)

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Source: Brill: Śaivism and the Tantric Traditions (kavya)

Prakāśya (प्रकाश्य) [=Prakāśyatā?] refers to “demonstrate (something)”, according to Kālidāsa’s Raghuvaṃśa verse 8.53.—Accordingly: “The learning that you showed when you avoided what could have been achieved in the time of success—demonstrate (prakāśyatā) the same again like a man now that your heart is suffering”.

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Kavya (काव्य, kavya) refers to Sanskrit poetry, a popular ancient Indian tradition of literature. There have been many Sanskrit poets over the ages, hailing from ancient India and beyond. This topic includes mahakavya, or ‘epic poetry’ and natya, or ‘dramatic poetry’.

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Marathi-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

prakāśya (प्रकाश्य).—a S (Possible, purposed, necessary &c.) to be enlightened, illumined, illustrated, lit. fig.

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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Prakāśya (प्रकाश्य).—a. To be illuminated, brought to light &c.

-śyam Light; यथाऽनेकचक्षुःप्रकाशो रविर्न क्रमेण प्रकाशीकरोति प्रकाश्यम् (yathā'nekacakṣuḥprakāśo ravirna krameṇa prakāśīkaroti prakāśyam) Hastāmalaka Stotra 9.

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Prākāśya (प्राकाश्य).—

1) Being known, evident or clear, publicity.

2) Fame, celebrity, renown; प्राकाश्यं चैव गच्छन्ति कृत्वा निष्कल्मषं तपः (prākāśyaṃ caiva gacchanti kṛtvā niṣkalmaṣaṃ tapaḥ) Mahābhārata (Bombay) 12.295.28; प्राकाश्यं स्वगुणोदयेन गुणिनो गच्छन्ति किं जन्मना (prākāśyaṃ svaguṇodayena guṇino gacchanti kiṃ janmanā) Pañcatantra (Bombay) 1.94.

3) Brightness; Mahābhārata (Bombay) 12.313. 17.

4) Seeing all things; प्राकाश्यं श्रुतदृष्टेषु (prākāśyaṃ śrutadṛṣṭeṣu) Bhāgavata 11.15.4.

Derivable forms: prākāśyam (प्राकाश्यम्).

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

Prākāśya (प्राकाश्य).—n.

(-śyaṃ) 1. Publicity. 2. Fame, renown.

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

Prakāśya (प्रकाश्य).—I. ptcple. fut. pass. of the [Causal.] of pra-kāś, To be illuminated, to be manifested. Ii. incorrectly, instead of prākāśya (q. cf.), e. g. Mahābhārata 8, 1960.

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Prākāśya (प्राकाश्य).—i. e. prakāśa + ya, n. 1. Clearness, brightness. 2. Celebrity, [Pañcatantra] i. [distich] 107.

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

Prakāśya (प्रकाश्य).—[adjective] to be illuminated or manifested; [abstract] [feminine]

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

1) Prakāśya (प्रकाश्य):—[=pra-kāśya] [from pra-kāś] mfn. to be brought to light or made manifest, [Sāṃkhyakārikā; Śaṃkarācārya; Sāhitya-darpaṇa]

2) [v.s. ...] n. [wrong reading] for prāk q.v., [Mahābhārata; Rāmāyaṇa; Mārkaṇḍeya-purāṇa]

3) Prākāśya (प्राकाश्य):—[=prā-kāśya] [from prā] n. ([from] -kāśa) the being evident, manifestness, celebrity, renown, [Mahābhārata; Kāvya literature; Suśruta]

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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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Hindi dictionary

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Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Prakāśya (प्रकाश्य) [Also spelled prakashy]:—(a) publication-worthy; fit to be brought to light.

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Nepali dictionary

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Source: unoes: Nepali-English Dictionary

Prakāśya (प्रकाश्य):—adj. to be published;

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Nepali is the primary language of the Nepalese people counting almost 20 million native speakers. The country of Nepal is situated in the Himalaya mountain range to the north of India.

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