Prastota, Prastotā: 4 definitions


Prastota means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Hindi. 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.

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Prastota in Purana glossary
Source: Wisdom Library: Varāha-purāṇa

Prastotā (प्रस्तोता).—The son of Udgātā, who was the son of Abhāva, according to the Varāhapurāṇa chapter 74. Abhāva was the son of Unnetā, whose ancestral lineage can be traced to Svāyambhuva Manu, who was created by Brahmā, who was in turn created by Nārāyaṇa, the unknowable all-pervasive primordial being. Prastotā had a son named Vibhu.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Prastotā (प्रस्तोता).—One of the 16 Ṛtviks for yajña; issued forth from Nārāyaṇa.*

  • * Matsya-purāṇa 167. 8.
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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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Languages of India and abroad

Hindi dictionary

[«previous next»] — Prastota in Hindi glossary
Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Prastotā (प्रस्तोता):—(nm) one who presents; producer (as of a Radio programme).

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Nepali dictionary

[«previous next»] — Prastota in Nepali glossary
Source: unoes: Nepali-English Dictionary

Prastotā (प्रस्तोता):—n. 1. presenter; anchor; host; 2. eulogizer; 3. registrar;

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Nepali is the primary language of the Nepalese people counting almost 20 million native speakers. The country of Nepal is situated in the Himalaya mountain range to the north of India.

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