Prasadana, Prasādana, Prāsādana: 7 definitions
Prasadana means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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.
Natyashastra (theatrics and dramaturgy)Source: Wisdom Library: Nāṭya-śāstra
Natyashastra (नाट्यशास्त्र, nāṭyaśāstra) refers to both the ancient Indian tradition (śāstra) of performing arts, (nāṭya, e.g., theatrics, drama, dance, music), as well as the name of a Sanskrit work dealing with these subjects. It also teaches the rules for composing dramatic plays (nataka) and poetic works (kavya).
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Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
prasādana (प्रसादन).—n S Pleasing or propitiating.
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-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Prasādana (प्रसादन).—a. (-nī f.)
1) Purifying, clearing, rendering pure or clear.
2) Soothing, calming.
3) Cheering, gladdening.
-naḥ A royal tent.
-nam 1 Clearing from impurities, purifying.
2) Soothing, calming, tranquillizing, composing.
3) Pleasing, gratifying.
4) Propitiating, courting fovour.
-nā, -nī 1 Service, worship.
2) Purifying.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-naṃ) 1. Boiled-rice. 2. Cleaning, freeing from soil or impurities. 3. Pleasing, gratifying. f. (-nī) 1. Cheering, soothing. 2. Purifying, rendering clear. f.
(-nā) 1. Service. 2. Worship. 3. Purifying. m.
(-naḥ) A Royal tent. E. pra before, sad to go, aff. lyuṭ fem. aff. ṭāp .Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Prasādana (प्रसादन):—[=pra-sādana] [from pra-sāda > pra-sad] mf(ī)n. clearing, rendering clear (cf. ambu-p, toya-p etc.)
2) [v.s. ...] calming, soothing, cheering, [Rāmāyaṇa; Suśruta; Bhāgavata-purāṇa]
3) [v.s. ...] m. a royal tent, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
4) Prasādanā (प्रसादना):—[=pra-sādanā] [from pra-sādana > pra-sāda > pra-sad] f. service, worship, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
5) Prasādana (प्रसादन):—[=pra-sādana] [from pra-sāda > pra-sad] n. clearing, rendering clear (netra-p ‘administering soothing remedies to the eyes’), [Suśruta]
6) [v.s. ...] calming. soothing, cheering, gratifying (cf. śruti-p), rendering gracious, propitiating (tvatprasdanāt ‘for the sake of propitiating thee’), [Mahābhārata; Kāvya literature] etc.
7) [v.s. ...] boiled rice, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
8) [v.s. ...] [wrong reading] for pra-sādhan, [Harivaṃśa; Mālavikāgnimitra]
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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