Pratyagra, aka: Prati-agra; 4 Definition(s)


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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Pratyagra (प्रत्यग्र):—One of the sons of Uparicara Vasu (son of Kṛtī, who was the son of Cyavana). (see Bhāgavata Purāṇa 9.22.6)

Source: Wisdom Library: Bhagavata Purana

Pratyagra (प्रत्यग्र).—(Pratyagraha, Vāyu-purāṇa) a son of Uparicara Vasu and a Cedipa.*

  • * Bhāgavata-purāṇa IX. 22. 6. Vāyu-purāṇa 99. 222; Viṣṇu-purāṇa IV. 19. 81.
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
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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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Pratyagra (प्रत्यग्र).—a.

1) Fresh, young, new, recent; प्रत्यग्रहतानां मांसम् (pratyagrahatānāṃ māṃsam) Ve.3; कुसुमशयनं न प्रत्यग्रम् (kusumaśayanaṃ na pratyagram) V.3.1; Me.4; R.1. 54; Ratn.1.21.

2) Repeated.

3) Pure.

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Pratyagra (प्रत्यग्र).—= प्रत्यग्र (pratyagra) q. v.

Pratyagra is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms prati and agra (अग्र).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Pratyagra (प्रत्यग्र).—mfn.

(-graḥ-grā-graṃ) 1. New, fresh, recent. 2. Pre-purified. 3. Repeated. E. prati before, agra first.

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