Pranaparikshina, Prana-parikshina, Prāṇaparikṣīṇa: 1 definition


Pranaparikshina 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 Prāṇaparikṣīṇa can be transliterated into English as Pranapariksina or Pranaparikshina, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Prāṇaparikṣīṇa (प्राणपरिक्षीण).—a. one whose life is drawing to a close.

Prāṇaparikṣīṇa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms prāṇa and parikṣīṇa (परिक्षीण).

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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. 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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