Prastuta: 12 definitions


Prastuta means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Prastut.

In Hinduism

Shaktism (Shakta philosophy)

Source: Google Books: Manthanabhairavatantram

Prastuta (प्रस्तुत) refers to the “promulgation (of one’s doctrine)”, according to the Ambāmatasaṃhitā verse 8.66cd-68.—Accordingly, “Ṣaṣṭhanātha promulgated (prastuta) his own practice in Pūrṇagiri. Along with him I am worshipped in the Kramamaṇḍala as that certain (inscrutable energy), the Equal One. And in this way the Transmission of the Youth, that is, the family of the Middle Lineage (came into being). Once the first worship of the Krama has been performed, the First Lord (ādyanātha) and (his) sacred seat abide initially in the body. One should know that this is the Yoga which is both supreme (transcendent) and inferior (immanent). [...]”.

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Shakta (शाक्त, śākta) or Shaktism (śāktism) represents a tradition of Hinduism where the Goddess (Devi) is revered and worshipped. Shakta literature includes a range of scriptures, including various Agamas and Tantras, although its roots may be traced back to the Vedas.

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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

prastuta (प्रस्तुत).—a (S) Ready, prepared, standing alert or waiting. 2 S That is under discussion--a subject.

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prastuta (प्रस्तुत).—ad (S) At present, now.

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

prastuta (प्रस्तुत).—a Ready, prepared. Relevant. That is under discussion. ad At present, now.

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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

Prastuta (प्रस्तुत).—p. p.

1) Praised, eulogized.

2) Begun, commenced.

3) Accomplished, done, effected.

4) Happened.

5) Approached.

6) Proposed, declared, under discussion, taken in hand.

7) Expected, desired.

8) Ready, prepared.

9) Executed with effort of energy.

1) Made or consisting of.

-tam 1 The matter in hand, the subject under discussion or consideration; अपि स्मरति नः साधो गोविन्दः प्रस्तुते क्वचित् (api smarati naḥ sādho govindaḥ prastute kvacit) Bhāgavata 1.47.42; अधुना प्रस्तुतमनुस्रियताम् (adhunā prastutamanusriyatām).

2) (In Rhet.) Forming the subject of discussion, the उपमेय (upameya); see प्रकृत (prakṛta); अप्रस्तुतप्रशंसा सा या सैव प्रस्तुताश्रया (aprastutapraśaṃsā sā yā saiva prastutāśrayā) K. P.1.

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

Prastuta (प्रस्तुत).—mfn.

(-taḥ-tā-taṃ) 1. Said, revealed, propounded, declared. 2. Ready, prepared. 3. Praised, panegyrised. 4. Accomplished, done. 5. Happened, come to pass. 6. Made or consisting of. 7. Approached, proximate. 8. Done with effort or energy. 9. Expected desired. 10. Begun, commenced. n.

(-taṃ) A subject under discussion, a matter in hand, (in this sense the word is often used in the sense of Upameya in rhetorical works.) E. pra before, stu to praise, aff. kta .

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

Prastuta (प्रस्तुत).—[adjective] praised, mentioned, in question, commenced, begun; [neuter] beginning, purpose.

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

1) Prastuta (प्रस्तुत):—[=pra-stuta] [from pra-stu] mfn. praised, [Taittirīya-saṃhitā; Brāhmaṇa]

2) [v.s. ...] proposed, propounded, mentioned, introduced as a topic or subject under discussion, in question, [Mahābhārata; Kāvya literature] etc.

3) [v.s. ...] commenced, begun, [Rāmāyaṇa; Mālavikāgnimitra; Hitopadeśa]

4) [v.s. ...] (with [infinitive mood], one who has c° or b°, [Kathāsaritsāgara]), [Rājataraṅgiṇī]

5) [v.s. ...] ready, prepared, [Horace H. Wilson]

6) [v.s. ...] happened, [ib.]

7) [v.s. ...] made or consisting of [ib.]

8) [v.s. ...] approached, proximate, [ib.]

9) [v.s. ...] done with effort or energy, [ib.]

10) [v.s. ...] n. beginning, undertaking, [Mālatīmādhava]

11) [v.s. ...] (in [rhetoric]) the chief subject-matter, that which is the subject of any statement or comparison (= upameya; cf. [Indian Wisdom, by Sir M. Monier-Williams 109, 457], and tāṅkura)

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

Prastuta (प्रस्तुत):—[pra-stuta] (taḥ-tā-taṃ) a. Said; ready; praised; prepared.

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

Prastuta (प्रस्तुत) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Patthuya.

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Prastuta 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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Hindi dictionary

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Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Prastuta (प्रस्तुत) [Also spelled prastut]:—(a) present(ed); submitted; produced; ready; (subject etc.) under study or discussion; (nm) anything that is in sight or of immediate concern; ~[kartā] producer, one who presents/ submits; impresario; —[viṣaya] the subject under consideration/study.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Prastuta (ಪ್ರಸ್ತುತ):—

1) [adjective] praised highly; extolled; lauded.

2) [adjective] prepared; ready.

3) [adjective] that is or has become close.

4) [adjective] now going on; now in progress; relating to, happening at the present time; current.

5) [adjective] suited to the circumstance or present purpose.

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Prastuta (ಪ್ರಸ್ತುತ):—

1) [noun] conditions surrounding and affecting or influencing something; a circumstance.

2) [noun] that which is suited to the circumstance or the present purpose.

3) [noun] necessity a) something necessary or indispensable; b) the fact of being necessary or indispensable.

4) [noun] name of one of the quarter-tones in Indian music system.

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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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