Prashishya, Praśiṣya: 10 definitions

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Prashishya means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India, 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.

The Sanskrit term Praśiṣya can be transliterated into English as Prasisya or Prashishya, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Shaivism (Shaiva philosophy)

[«previous next»] — Prashishya in Shaivism glossary
Source: Brill: Śaivism and the Tantric Traditions

Praśiṣya (प्रशिष्य) or Śiṣya refers to a “disciple”, as mentioned in the Malhar or Junwani copper plate inscription (647CE, see Bakker 2000 and 2015; Sanderson 2012).—Accordingly, “[…] reaching the present Kali age, the venerable Lord Lakulīśa took up an incarnation and was born in the family of a Brahmin called Somaśarman. He was initiated into the Great Observance by him (?) [and became] the Moon of the World (jagadindu). Then by him, Musalīśa [was initiated], then, by the unbroken tradition starting with Soma, the local Master Rudrasoma, his disciple (praśiṣya) Tejasoma, whose pupil (śiṣya) is the venerable Bhīmasoma […]”.

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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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India history and geography

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary

Praśiṣya.—(ML; SITI), the disciple's disciple. Note: praśiṣya is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.

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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Prashishya in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

praśiṣya (प्रशिष्य).—m S A scholar of a monitor, a sub-scholar.

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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

[«previous next»] — Prashishya in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Praśiṣya (प्रशिष्य).—The pupil of a pupil, the disciple of a disciple; शिष्यप्रशिष्यैरुपगीयमानमवेहि तन्मण्डनमिश्रधाम (śiṣyapraśiṣyairupagīyamānamavehi tanmaṇḍanamiśradhāma) Śāṅkaradigvijaya.

Derivable forms: praśiṣyaḥ (प्रशिष्यः).

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

Praśiṣya (प्रशिष्य).—m.

(-ṣyaḥ) The disciple of disciple.

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

Praśiṣya (प्रशिष्य):—[=pra-śiṣya] m. the pupil of a pupil, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa]

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

Praśiṣya (प्रशिष्य) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Pasīsa.

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Prashishya in German

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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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Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Prashishya in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Praśiṣya (ಪ್ರಶಿಷ್ಯ):—[noun] a disciple of one’s disciple.

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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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