Pramloca, Pramlocā: 7 definitions
Pramloca 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.
Alternative spellings of this word include Pramlocha.
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia
Pramlocā (प्रम्लोचा).—A nymph who enticed the sage Kaṇḍu. (See under Kaṇḍu).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
Pramlocā (प्रम्लोचा).—The Apsaras, who bore a daughter Māriṣā to Kaṇḍu, and left the child among the trees and went away. Presides over the months of Nabho-Nābha; with the sun in the Nabhasya;1 in the months āvaṇi and puraṭṭāśi (Aug.Sept.-Oct.); in the sabhā of Hiraṇyakaśipu.2
- 1) Bhāgavata-purāṇa IV. 30. 13; XII. 11. 37; Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa II. 23. 10; III. 7. 15. Matsya-purāṇa 126. 11; Vāyu-purāṇa 52. 11; 69. 50; Viṣṇu-purāṇa II. 10. 9.
- 2) Matsya-purāṇa 161. 74.
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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Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-cā) One of the Apsaras, or nymphs of heaven.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Pramlocā (प्रम्लोचा).—i. e. pra-mluc + a, f. One of the Asparas, [Lassen, Anthologia Sanskritica.] 50, 18.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Pramlocā (प्रम्लोचा):—[=pra-mlocā] [from pra-mluc] ([Mahābhārata; Harivaṃśa; Purāṇa]) f. Name of an Apsaras.
[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch
Pramlocā (प्रम्लोचा):—(von mluc mit pra) f. desgl. [Mahābhārata 1, 4821. 2, 393.] [Harivaṃśa 12475.] [Viṣṇupurāṇa 110.] [Bhāgavatapurāṇa 4, 30, 13.] [Mārkāṇḍeyapurāṇa 98, 1] [?(= GĀRUḌA-Pāṇini’s acht Bücher 90 im Śabdakalpadruma). Brahmapurāṇa in Lassen’s Anthologie 50, 18.]
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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Partial matches: Pra.
Starts with: Pramlocanti.
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Puranic encyclopaedia (by Vettam Mani)
The Markandeya Purana (by Frederick Eden Pargiter)
The Brahma Purana (by G. P. Bhatt)
The Vishnu Purana (by Horace Hayman Wilson)
Chapter X - Names of the twelve Adityas < [Book II]
Chapter XXI - Families of the Daityas < [Book I]
The Skanda Purana (by G. V. Tagare)
Chapter 8 - The Greatness of Apsaraḥ Kuṇḍa < [Section 1 - Avantīkṣetra-māhātmya]
Chapter 192 - The Birth of Śrīpati < [Section 3 - Revā-khaṇḍa]
Chapter 3 - Indra’s Fear < [Section 2 - Dharmāraṇya-khaṇḍa]
The Padma Purana (by N.A. Deshpande)
Chapter 8 - The Love Story of Indra and Padmagandhā < [Section 7 - Kriyāyogasāra-Khaṇḍa (Section on Essence of Yoga by Works)]
Chapter 45 - The Manifesṭation of Narasiṃha < [Section 1 - Sṛṣṭi-khaṇḍa (section on creation)]