Prathamam: 2 definitions
Prathamam means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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.
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Prathamam (प्रथमम्).—It is used as an indeclinable in the sense of:—1. Firstly. 2. Previously. 3. Immediately. 4. Before.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Prathamam (प्रथमम्):—[from prathama] ind.
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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Rig Veda (translation and commentary) (by H. H. Wilson)
Rig Veda 3.29.5 < [Sukta 29]
Rig Veda 2.24.10 < [Sukta 24]
Rig Veda 5.11.2 < [Sukta 11]
Bhakti-rasamrta-sindhu (by Śrīla Rūpa Gosvāmī)
Verse 1.2.248 < [Part 2 - Devotional Service in Practice (sādhana-bhakti)]
Verse 2.1.141 < [Part 1 - Ecstatic Excitants (vibhāva)]
Verse 2.1.195 < [Part 1 - Ecstatic Excitants (vibhāva)]
Brihad Bhagavatamrita (commentary) (by Śrī Śrīmad Bhaktivedānta Nārāyana Gosvāmī Mahārāja)
Manusmriti with the Commentary of Medhatithi (by Ganganatha Jha)
Hindu Pluralism (by Elaine M. Fisher)
The Making of a Hindu Sectarian Community < [Conclusion—A Prehistory of Hindu Pluralism]
Śrīvidyā and society in Nīlakaṇṭha Dīkṣita’s Saubhāgyacandrātapa < [Chapter 2 - The Making of the Smārta-Śaiva Community of South India]
Khadira-grihya-sutra (by Hermann Oldenberg)