Prakritapratisarga, Prakṛtapratisarga, Prakrita-pratisarga: 1 definition

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Prakritapratisarga 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 Prakṛtapratisarga can be transliterated into English as Prakrtapratisarga or Prakritapratisarga, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Prakritapratisarga in Purana glossary
Source: Shodhganga: The saurapurana - a critical study

Prakṛtapratisarga (प्रकृतप्रतिसर्ग) is another name for Prākṛta (“dissolution at the end of the span of life of Brahmā”), and is related to Pratisarga (“creation or evolution of the Universe”), representing one of the various aspects of the Pañcalakṣaṇa definition of Purāṇas, according to Amarakoṣa: the famous Sanskrit lexicon of the 5th Century A.D.

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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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