Prakopa: 16 definitions
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Alternative spellings of this word include Prakop.
Ayurveda (science of life)Source: Wisdom Library: Āyurveda and botany
Prakopa (प्रकोप, “aggravation”):—The second of the six stages of Saṃprāpti (‘pathogenesis’).—It is a Sanskrit technical term used throughout Ayurvedic (India medicine) literature such as the Caraka-saṃhitā and the Suśruta-saṃhitā. Saṃprāpti is an important clue for medical diagnosis (nidāna).Source: gurumukhi.ru: Ayurveda glossary of terms
Prakopa (प्रकोप):—Aggravation of vitiated Dosas in their own seats. The second stage of Kriyakala.
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.
Jyotisha (astronomy and astrology)Source: Wisdom Library: Brihat Samhita by Varahamihira
Prakopa (प्रकोप) refers to “suffering (due to health complaints)”, according to the Bṛhatsaṃhitā (chapter 9), an encyclopedic Sanskrit work written by Varāhamihira mainly focusing on the science of ancient Indian astronomy astronomy (Jyotiṣa).—Accordingly, “If Venus (śukra) should be of the colour of fire, there will be fear from fire; if of blood colour, there will be wars in the land; if of the colour of burnished gold, there will be disease; if green, there will be asthmatic complaints [i.e., śvāsakāsa-prakopa]; if ashy-pale or black, there will be drought in the land. If Venus should be of the colour of coagulated milk, of the white water lily, or of the moon, or if her course be direct, or if she should be the successful planet in conjunctions, mankind will enjoy the happiness of Kṛtayuga”.
Jyotisha (ज्योतिष, jyotiṣa or jyotish) refers to ‘astronomy’ or “Vedic astrology” and represents the fifth of the six Vedangas (additional sciences to be studied along with the Vedas). Jyotisha concerns itself with the study and prediction of the movements of celestial bodies, in order to calculate the auspicious time for rituals and ceremonies.
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Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
prakōpa (प्रकोप).—m S Excess, overabundance, prevalence, predominance (of the humors of the body &c.) Ex. pittaprakōpa, vātaprakōpa, kaphaprakōpa, dhātuprakōpa, mala- prakōpa, jvaraprakōpa. 2 Violent anger, furious passion, rage.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
prakōpa (प्रकोप).—m Excess. Violent anger.
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.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
1) Wrath, fury, rage, violent anger.
2) Great excitement' provocation, irritation; उपदेशो हि मूर्खाणां प्रकोपाय न शान्तये (upadeśo hi mūrkhāṇāṃ prakopāya na śāntaye) Pt.1.389.
3) Insurrection, rebellion, mutiny; as in प्रकृति° (prakṛti°) popular disturbance.
4) An attack.
5) (Medic.) Excess, superabundance; vitiation; Suśr.
Derivable forms: prakopaḥ (प्रकोपः).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-paḥ) Irritation, provocation, enraging. E. pra before, kup to be angry, causal v. ghañ aff.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Prakopa (प्रकोप).—i. e. pra-kup + a, m. Effervescence, emotion, wrath, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 7, 24.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Prakopa (प्रकोप).—[masculine] violent anger, rage, wrath.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Prakopa (प्रकोप):—[=pra-kopa] [from pra-kup] m. effervescence, excitement, raging (of diseases, war etc.), [Varāha-mihira; Rājataraṅgiṇī]
2) [v.s. ...] tumult, insurrection, [Hitopadeśa]
3) [v.s. ...] violent anger, rage, fury, wrath, ire, [Manu-smṛti; Mahābhārata] etc.
4) [v.s. ...] (in med.) excess, superabundance, vitiation, [Suśruta]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Prakopa (प्रकोप):—(paḥ) 1. m. Provocation.Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)
Prakopa (प्रकोप) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Pakova.
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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.
Hindi dictionarySource: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary
Prakopa (प्रकोप) [Also spelled prakop]:—(nm) wrath, rage, fury; ~[kopita] see [prakupita].
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
Prakōpa (ಪ್ರಕೋಪ):—[noun] intense anger; rage; fury; wrath.
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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Philosophy of Charaka-samhita (by Asokan. G)
Sushruta Samhita, volume 1: Sutrasthana (by Kaviraj Kunja Lal Bhishagratna)
History of Indian Medicine (and Ayurveda) (by Shree Gulabkunverba Ayurvedic Society)
Chapter 9a - Vitiation Process (dosha-prakopa) < [Part 6 - The Science of the Triumvirate (Tridosha) Pathogenesis]
A History of Indian Philosophy Volume 2 (by Surendranath Dasgupta)