Pratyak; 2 Definition(s)


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pratyak (प्रत्यक्).—a S Subsequent or posterior; following in time or in place. 2 Western. 3 Permeating or inhering in each and every (time, place, spirit, matter, part or constituent). Applied (or, with ātmā, forming pratyagātmā) to God as the Pervading spirit, to the śivātmā of dependent beings, and, more popularly, to the jīvātmā, this, whatever (erroneous) consciousness it may possess of distinctness or individuality, being still the One spirit, the soul of the universe. Hence pratyakajyōti A term for ātmā or spirit as all-pervasive and all enlightening. pratyakapratīti Realization or consciousness of one's own distinct ātmā, i.e. of one's personality. pratyajjñāna Knowledge of, or detection of, Spirit as pervading self and all existencies. pratyak- darśana & pratyakadṛṣṭi are (See Sig. I. and II.) Looking afterwards, or behind, or westward.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
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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-English dictionary

Pratyak (प्रत्यक्).—ind.

1) In an opposite direction, backwards.

2) Against.

3) Westward, to the west of (with abl.).

4) In the interior, inwardly.

5) Formerly, in former times.

Source: DDSA: The practical 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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