Pranita, Praṇīta, Prāṇita: 16 definitions


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In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

Source: Puranic Encyclopedia

Praṇīta (प्रणीत).—A Son born to one’s own wife by the grace of great men. (Śloka 19, Chapter 119, Ādi Parva).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Praṇīta (प्रणीत).—A Marīci god.*

  • * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa IV. 1. 58.
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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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Shaivism (Shaiva philosophy)

Source: Brill: Śaivism and the Tantric Traditions

Praṇīta (प्रणीत) refers to “one who expounds (the meaning of the teachings)”, according to the Mataṅgapārameśvara (with Rāmakaṇṭha’s commentary).—Accordingly, “The Guru should consecrate [as an Ācārya] a man who is skilled in what is taught in all four pādas, who has great energy, who is beyond reproach, who expounds the meaning of the teachings [encapsulated] in the six topics [of this scripture] (ṣaṭpadārtha-praṇīta-artha), who is devoted to the welfare of all beings, who has performed the observance for [the propitiation of his] mantra. [...]”.

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Shaiva (शैव, śaiva) or Shaivism (śaivism) represents a tradition of Hinduism worshiping Shiva as the supreme being. Closely related to Shaktism, Shaiva literature includes a range of scriptures, including Tantras, while the root of this tradition may be traced back to the ancient Vedas.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

praṇīta (प्रणीत).—p S Made, done, constructed, composed, compiled (by). In comp. as vyāsapraṇīta, gautamapraṇīta.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

praṇīta (प्रणीत).—p Made, composed, compiled (by). In comp. as vyāsapraṇīta, gōtamapraṇīta.

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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Praṇīta (प्रणीत).—p. p.

1) Put forward, advanced, presented.

2) Delivered, given, offered, presented.

3) Brought into, reduced to.

4) Executed, effected, performed.

5) Taught, prescribed.

6) Cast, sent, discharged.

7) Brought to, set.

8) Written, composed.

9) Set aside, removed.

1) Agreeable or pleasing.

11) Inflicted (as punishment); see प्रणी (praṇī) above.

-taḥ Fire consecrated by prayers.

-tā A sacrificed vessel.

-tam Anything cooked or dressed, such as a condiment.

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Prāṇita (प्राणित).—a. Kept alive, animated.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Praṇīta (प्रणीत).—adj. (= Pali paṇīta, especially of food, but also of dhamma, sattā, creatures, etc.), superior, excellent, distinguished, first-class; especially of food (and drink) and sometimes used, without noun, of fine food: °ta-vijñāpanam Mahāvyutpatti 8462, asking for fine food, = Tibetan zas (food) bsod pa (good) sloṅ ba (begging), something forbidden to monks by [Prātimokṣasūtra des Sarvāstivādins] 511.2 (°ta-bhojanāni…); elsewhere, of food (sometimes drink), Lalitavistara 387.5; Mahāvastu i.113.6; 211.9 = ii.15.8; ii.274.9; iii.39.5; 142.2, 15, etc.; Divyāvadāna 13.7; 50.14, etc. (common); Jātakamālā 19.25; Avadāna-śataka i.64.9; 264.11, etc. (common); Lalitavistara 214.21 (rasāṃ praṇītāṃ, acc. pl.); of living creatures (sattva), especially bracketed with hīna, low, sometimes also with madhya(ma), middling, Saddharmapuṇḍarīka 9.8; 370.2; Lalitavistara 151.14; 344.11; 399.22; Mahāvastu ii.132.8; Bodhisattvabhūmi 391.2, 3; of dharma, Lalitavistara 393.16; Mahāvastu i.173.11 f. (opp. hīna); Divyāvadāna 385.20; Bodhisattvabhūmi 33.16; of divine existences, Divyāvadāna 98.21 (devanikāya); Avadāna-śataka i.259.4 and 292.1 (trayastriṃśa); misc., Mahāvyutpatti 1200, 2527 (unspecified; = Tibetan gya nom pa); Saddharmapuṇḍarīka 341.12 (see prajñapta); 214.2 (jñānaṃ); 350.11 (praṇīta-mukha- maṇḍalaḥ, having an excellent round mouth, or face); Lalitavistara 47.7 (dhyānasukhaṃ); 196.5 (dāna); 196.7 (bodhimārga); 242.9 (kāma, desires = desirable things); Mahāvastu i.290.20 and 291.2 (ratanaṃ); ii.279.4 (artha, the goal of the Bodhi- sattva); Bodhisattvabhūmi 120.9 (vastu).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Praṇīta (प्रणीत).—mfn.

(-taḥ-tā-taṃ) 1. Dressed, (as food.) cooked, &c. 2. Made, done. constructed. 3. Thrown, cast. sent. 4. Entered, approached. 5. Proper, fit. 6. Said, declared. 7. Delivered, given, presented. 8. Decreed, sentenced, awarded. 9. Advanced, promoted. 10. Executed, accomplished. 11. Taught. 12. Composed, written. m.

(-taḥ) Fire consecrated by prayers or mystical formulæ. f.

(-tā) A vessel used at sacrifices, a sort of cup. n.

(-taṃ) Condiment. E. pra before, to get, aff. kta .

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

Praṇīta (प्रणीत).—[adjective] brought, presented (of a son); [feminine] ā holy water.

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

1) Praṇīta (प्रणीत):—[=pra-ṇīta] (pra-) mfn. led forwards, advanced, brought, offered, conveyed ([especially] to the altar, as fire or water or Soma), [Ṛg-veda] etc. etc.

2) [v.s. ...] brought into, reduced to (e.g. tamas, to blindness, [Ṛg-veda]; -vaśam, to submission, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa])

3) [v.s. ...] directed towards ([locative case]), [Sāhitya-darpaṇa]

4) [v.s. ...] hurled, cast, shot, [Mahābhārata]

5) [v.s. ...] led towards id est. delivered, given (as a son; others ‘exposed’), [Mahābhārata i, 4672]

6) [v.s. ...] performed, executed, finished, made, done, prepared, [Upaniṣad; Mahābhārata] etc.

7) [v.s. ...] inflicted, sentenced, awarded, [Manu-smṛti; Mahābhārata; Kāvya literature] etc.

8) [v.s. ...] established, instituted, taught, said, written, [Mahābhārata; Kāvya literature] etc.

9) [v.s. ...] (-tva n., [Sarvadarśana-saṃgraha]) wished, desired (cf. manaḥ-)

10) [v.s. ...] good (as food), [Divyāvadāna]

11) [v.s. ...] entered, approached, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

12) [v.s. ...] m. ([scilicet] agni) fire consecrated by prayers or mystical formulas, [Horace H. Wilson]

13) Praṇītā (प्रणीता):—[=pra-ṇītā] [from pra-ṇīta] f. a [particular] vessel used at sacrifices, a sort of cup, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

14) [v.s. ...] Name of a river, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

15) [v.s. ...] [plural] ([scilicet] āpas) water fetched on the morning of a festival for sacrificial uses, holy water, [Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa; ???] etc.

16) Praṇīta (प्रणीत):—[=pra-ṇīta] n. anything cooked or dressed (such as a condiment), [Apte’s The Practical Sanskrit-English Dictionary]

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

Praṇīta (प्रणीत):—[pra-ṇīta] (taḥ-tā-taṃ) p. Cooked; made; cast; entered; delivered; said; written; decreed; proper, fit. m. Fire consecrated. f. A cup used at sacrifices.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Praṇīta (प्रणीत) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Paṇia, Paṇīya.

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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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Hindi dictionary

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Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Praṇita (प्रणित):—(a) written, composed.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Praṇīta (ಪ್ರಣೀತ):—

1) [adjective] moved forward; advanced.

2) [adjective] led forward; guided; directed.

3) [adjective] given; delivered.

4) [adjective] done; finished; accomplished.

5) [adjective] written; composed; authored.

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Praṇīta (ಪ್ರಣೀತ):—

1) [noun] that which is instructed, guided (by).

2) [noun] a work written, composed or authored (by).

3) [noun] delicious food.

4) [noun] the consecrated fire.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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