Pralayadahana, Pralaya-dahana: 3 definitions
Pralayadahana 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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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Pralayadahana (प्रलयदहन).—the fire at the dissolution of the world.
Derivable forms: pralayadahanaḥ (प्रलयदहनः).
Pralayadahana is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms pralaya and dahana (दहन).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-naḥ) The fire at the dissolution of the world.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Pralayadahana (प्रलयदहन):—[=pra-laya-dahana] [from pra-laya > pra-lī] m. the fire causing the destruction of the world, [Ratnāvalī; Amaru-śataka]
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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