Prarabdha, Prārabdha: 6 definitions
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Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
prārabdha (प्रारब्ध).—n (S) Merit and demerit during some former stage of existence considered as constituting the occasion of the present birth, and as regulating the allotment to it of physical good and evil:--thus answering both to Fortune or destiny as the appointer and to fortune or fortunes as one's portion appointed. prārabdha is distinguished into sañcitaprārabdha & kriyamāṇaprārabdha Fortunes as determined by one's deeds in a former birth, and fortunes as resulting from the deeds of the present. Sanskrit adage. prārabdhakarmaṇāmbhōgādēvakṣayaḥ Done deeds pass away only on being reaped; i.e. "every deed shall have its recompense of reward." Ec- cles. xii. 14. prārabdha is also distinguished into anicchāprārabdha, parēcchāprārabdha, svēcchāprārabdha q.v. in loc.
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prārabdha (प्रारब्ध).—p S Begun, commenced, entered upon.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
prārabdha (प्रारब्ध).—n Fortune or destiny. a Begun.
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.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Prārabdha (प्रारब्ध).—p. p. Begun, commenced.
-bdham 1 What is begun, an undertaking; विघ्नैः पुनः पुनरपि प्रतिहन्यमानाः प्रारब्धमुत्तमजना न परित्यजन्ति (vighnaiḥ punaḥ punarapi pratihanyamānāḥ prārabdhamuttamajanā na parityajanti) Bh.1.27.
2) Fate, destiny.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-bdhaḥ-bdhā-bdhaṃ) Begun, beginning. E. pra and āṅ before, rabh to begin, kta aff.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Prārabdha (प्रारब्ध).—[adjective] (having) begun or undertaken.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Prārabdha (प्रारब्ध):—[=prā-rabdha] [from prā-rabh] mfn. commenced, begun, undertaken, [Mahābhārata; Kāvya literature] etc.
2) [v.s. ...] one who has c° or b° (also -vat mfn.), [Amaru-śataka; Rājataraṅgiṇī; Kathāsaritsāgara]
3) [v.s. ...] n. an undertaking, enterprise, [Kāvya literature; Pañcatantra]
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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Brahma Sutras (Shankara Bhashya) (by Swami Vireshwarananda)
Chapter IV, Section I, Adhikarana XIV < [Section I]
Chapter IV, Section I, Adhikarana XI < [Section I]
Chapter IV, Section II, Introduction < [Section II]
Brihad Bhagavatamrita (commentary) (by Śrī Śrīmad Bhaktivedānta Nārāyana Gosvāmī Mahārāja)
Shrimad Bhagavad-gita (by Narayana Gosvami)
Verse 4.37 < [Chapter 4 - Jñāna-Yoga (Yoga through Transcendental Knowledge)]
Verse 9.32 < [Chapter 9 - Rāja-guhya-yoga (Yoga through the most Confidential Knowledge)]
Verse 2.27 < [Chapter 2 - Sāṅkhya-yoga (Yoga through distinguishing the Soul from the Body)]
Vivekachudamani (by Shankara)
Sri Bhakti-rasamrta-sindhu (by Śrīla Rūpa Gosvāmī)
Verse 1.1.21 < [Part 1 - Qualities of Pure Bhakti (bhagavad-bhakti-bheda)]
Verse 2.1.197 < [Part 1 - Ecstatic Excitants (vibhāva)]
Verse 2.1.194 < [Part 1 - Ecstatic Excitants (vibhāva)]
Brahma Sutras (Nimbarka commentary) (by Roma Bose)
Brahma-Sūtra 4.1.17 < [Adhikaraṇa 10 - Sūtras 16-18]
Brahma-Sūtra 4.1.18 < [Adhikaraṇa 10 - Sūtras 16-18]
Brahma-Sūtra 3.4.16 (correct conclusion, continued) < [Adhikaraṇa 1 - Sūtras 1-20]