Pratisarin, Pratisārin: 3 definitions



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

India history and geography

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary

Pratisārin.—(LP) explained as ‘one who allows the merchants to go through strips of low ground’. See Pratisāraka. Note: pratisārin 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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Sanskrit dictionary

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Pratisārin (प्रतिसारिन्).—[, n. sg. °rī, regretful (for having given a gift), Karmavibhaṅga (and Karmavibhaṅgopadeśa) 65.4 dattvā ca khalu °rī bhavati. But one ms. is cited as reading ripuṇisārī, which points to viprati- sārī as the correct reading; this is confirmed by 66.7 vipratisārī. This word is applied to one who, after giving something, regrets his generosity.]

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

Pratisārin (प्रतिसारिन्):—[=prati-sārin] [from prati-sṛ] mfn. going round or from one to the other, [Mahābhārata]

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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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