Praksha, Prakṣā, Pra-ksha: 4 definitions


Praksha 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 Prakṣā can be transliterated into English as Praksa or Praksha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Sanskrit dictionary

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

Prakṣā (प्रक्षा).—burn ([intransitive]).

Prakṣā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms pra and kṣā (क्षा).

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

1) Prakṣa (प्रक्ष):—1. prakṣa m. (for plakṣa, to explain an etymology), [Taittirīya-saṃhitā]

2) 2. prakṣa mfn. in vana-prakṣa [varia lectio] for -krakṣa, [Sāma-veda]

3) in nāgarājasama-pr [wrong reading] for nāgarāḍiva duṣ-prekṣyaḥ, [Mahābhārata]

[Sanskrit to German]

Praksha in German

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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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