Pratyanc, Pratyañc, Pratyak: 8 definitions
Pratyanc means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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 Pratyanch.
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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.
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.
Pratyañc (प्रत्यञ्च्).—a. (-pratīcī f. or according to Vopadeva pratyañcī also)
1) Turned or directed towards; turned inward; मनः प्रत्यक् चित्ते सविधमवधायात्तमरुतः (manaḥ pratyak citte savidhamavadhāyāttamarutaḥ) Śivamahimna 25.
2) Being behind.
3) Following, subsequent; समेत्य तरसा प्रत्यग्द्वाभ्यां तद्भ्यां बलं बली । निहत्य (sametya tarasā pratyagdvābhyāṃ tadbhyāṃ balaṃ balī | nihatya) Bhāg. 1.15.3.
4) Averted, turned away, turning back; Pañcatantra (Bombay) 3.181.
5) Western, westerly.
6) Inner, interior.
7) Equal to, a match for.
-m. 1) The individual soul.
2) Future time.
See also (synonyms): pratyac.
—— OR ——
1) In an opposite direction, backwards.
3) Westward, to the west of (with abl.).
4) In the interior, inwardly.
5) Formerly, in former times.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Pratyañc (प्रत्यञ्च्).—i. e. prati-añc, I. adj., f. tīcī. 1. Proceeding to,
Pratyak (प्रत्यक्).—v. pratyañc.
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Pratyañc (प्रत्यञ्च्).—[feminine] pratīcī or pratīcī turned towards, facing, being in front of or opposite to ([accusative]); turned backwards, averted; westerly, west of ([ablative]); turned inwards, inner, interior; equal to, a match for ([accusative]); [neuter] pratyak [adverb] backwards, back, away; behind, west of ([ablative]), inwardly.
— [masculine] the inner soul; [feminine] pratīcī (±diś) the east.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Pratyak (प्रत्यक्):—[=praty-ak] [from praty > prati] a See pratyañc.
2) Pratyañc (प्रत्यञ्च्):—[=praty-añc] [from praty > prati] a See p.674.
3) Pratyak (प्रत्यक्):—b See p. 675, col. 1.
4) Pratyañc (प्रत्यञ्च्):—[=praty-añc] b mfn. ([nominative case] pratyaṅ; pratīcī, pratīcī [and pratyañcī, [Vopadeva]] ; pratyak) turned towards, facing ([accusative]), [Ṛg-veda; Atharva-veda; Vājasaneyi-saṃhitā]
5) [v.s. ...] coming (opp. to arvāñc, ‘going’), [Ṛg-veda]
6) [v.s. ...] being or coming from behind, turning the back, averted, moving in an opposite direction, [ib.; Brāhmaṇa; Kātyāyana-śrauta-sūtra]
7) [v.s. ...] westward, western, occidental, to the west of ([ablative]), [Vājasaneyi-saṃhitā; Atharva-veda; Brāhmaṇa; Manu-smṛti] etc.
8) [v.s. ...] turned back or inward, inner, interior, [Prabodha-candrodaya; Bhāgavata-purāṇa; Vedāntasāra]
9) [v.s. ...] equal to, a match for ([accusative]), [Atharva-veda]
10) [v.s. ...] past, gone, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
11) [v.s. ...] m. the individual soul, [Prabodha-candrodaya vi, 4/5]
12) Pratyak (प्रत्यक्):—[=praty-ak] [from praty-añc] c ind. backwards, in an opposite direction, [Ṛg-veda; Atharva-veda]
13) [v.s. ...] behind ([ablative]), [Kātyāyana-śrauta-sūtra]
14) [v.s. ...] down (opp. to ūrdhvam), [Kaṭha-upaniṣad]
15) [v.s. ...] westward, to the west of ([ablative]), [???; Mahābhārata; Bhāgavata-purāṇa]
16) [v.s. ...] inwardly, within, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa; Vedāntasāra]
17) [v.s. ...] in former times, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
18) [from praty-añc] d in [compound] for tyañc.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Pratyak (प्रत्यक्):—adv. Behind, western.
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Partial matches: Anc, Praty, Ak.
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