Pratyusha, Pratyūṣa, Pratyushas, Pratyuṣa, Pratyūṣas: 24 definitions

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The Sanskrit terms Pratyūṣa and Pratyuṣa and Pratyūṣas can be transliterated into English as Pratyusa or Pratyusha or Pratyusas or Pratyushas, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia

Pratyūṣa (प्रत्यूष).—A son born to Dharmadeva of his wife Prabhātā. Pratyūṣa is one of the Aṣṭavasus. The Aṣṭavasus are Āpa, Dhruva, Soma, Dharma, Anila, Agni, Pratyūṣa and Prabhāsa. The sage Devala is the son of Pratyūṣa. (Śloka 17, Chapter 66, Ādi Parva).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

1a) Pratyūṣa (प्रत्यूष).—A Devaṛṣi.*

  • * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa II. 35. 92.

1b) One of the eight Vasus; (a Vasava); father of Devala the sage.*

  • * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 3. 21, 27; Matsya-purāṇa 5. 21, 27; 203. 4; Vāyu-purāṇa 61. 84; 66. 20. Viṣṇu-purāṇa I. 15. 110, 117.

1c) A Śakti of Kāla in the Pañcakoṇa.*

  • * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa IV. 32. 10.
Source: JatLand: List of Mahabharata people and places

Pratyūṣa (प्रत्यूष) is a name mentioned in the Mahābhārata (cf. I.60.17) and represents one of the many proper names used for people and places. Note: The Mahābhārata (mentioning Pratyūṣa) is a Sanskrit epic poem consisting of 100,000 ślokas (metrical verses) and is over 2000 years old.

Source: Shodhganga: The saurapurana - a critical study

Pratyuṣa (प्रत्युष) refers to one of the eight Vasus who are the sons of Vasu, according to one account of Vaṃśa (‘genealogical description’) of the 10th century Saurapurāṇa: one of the various Upapurāṇas depicting Śaivism.—Accordingly, the ten wives of Dharma are [viz., Vasu]. The Vasus were born from Vasu. The eight Vasus are Āpa, Nala, Soma, Dhruva, Anila, Anala, Pratyuṣa and Prabhāsa.

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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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Shaivism (Shaiva philosophy)

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Source: SOAS University of London: Protective Rites in the Netra Tantra

Pratyūṣa (प्रत्यूष) refers to “daybreak”, according to the Svacchanda-tantra.—Accordingly, [verse 4.1-2, while describing the interpretation of dreams]—“In the bright morning, at daybreak (pratyūṣa), after purification, etc., one by one as [explained in the previous chapter, the Ācārya] should enter the house. The pupil, who has sipped pure water, holds a flower in his hand. After bowing to the guru, delighted, he should tell his dreams to the guru”.

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Shaiva (शैव, śaiva) or Shaivism (śaivism) represents a tradition of Hinduism worshiping Shiva as the supreme being. Closely related to Shaktism, Shaiva literature includes a range of scriptures, including Tantras, while the root of this tradition may be traced back to the ancient Vedas.

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In Buddhism

Mahayana (major branch of Buddhism)

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Source: De Gruyter: A Buddhist Ritual Manual on Agriculture

Pratyūṣa (प्रत्यूष) refers to “dawn”, according to the Vajratuṇḍasamayakalparāja, an ancient Buddhist ritual manual on agriculture from the 5th-century (or earlier), containing various instructions for the Sangha to provide agriculture-related services to laypeople including rain-making, weather control and crop protection.—Accordingly, [while describing an offering manual] “[...] At dawn (pratyūṣa) being alone in privacy, having made the cross-legged gesture, this mantra should be called to mind thirty-two times. [...]”.

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Mahayana (महायान, mahāyāna) is a major branch of Buddhism focusing on the path of a Bodhisattva (spiritual aspirants/ enlightened beings). Extant literature is vast and primarely composed in the Sanskrit language. There are many sūtras of which some of the earliest are the various Prajñāpāramitā sūtras.

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In Jainism

General definition (in Jainism)

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Source: The University of Sydney: A study of the Twelve Reflections

Pratyūṣa (प्रत्यूष) refers to “daybreak”, according to the 11th century Jñānārṇava, a treatise on Jain Yoga in roughly 2200 Sanskrit verses composed by Śubhacandra.—Accordingly, “Here [in this world], for that same man for whom the splendour of a royal inauguration is seen near daybreak (pratyūṣa), also on that day the smoke from [his] funeral pyre is seen”.

Synonyms: Prabhāta, Prāta.

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Jainism is an Indian religion of Dharma whose doctrine revolves around harmlessness (ahimsa) towards every living being. The two major branches (Digambara and Svetambara) of Jainism stimulate self-control (or, shramana, ‘self-reliance’) and spiritual development through a path of peace for the soul to progess to the ultimate goal.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Pratyuṣa (प्रत्युष).—n. Morning, day-break, dawn; याति व्यक्तिं पुरस्तादरुणकिसलये प्रत्युषः पारिजातः (yāti vyaktiṃ purastādaruṇakisalaye pratyuṣaḥ pārijātaḥ) Sūryaśatakam.

Derivable forms: pratyuṣaḥ (प्रत्युषः).

See also (synonyms): pratyuṣas.

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Pratyūṣa (प्रत्यूष).—Day-break, morning, dawn; प्रत्यूषेषु स्फुटितकमलामोदमैत्रीकषायः (pratyūṣeṣu sphuṭitakamalāmodamaitrīkaṣāyaḥ) Meghadūta 31; महत्येव प्रत्यूषे (mahatyeva pratyūṣe) Ś.2.

-ṣaḥ 1 The sun.

2) Name of one of the eight Vasus.

Derivable forms: pratyūṣaḥ (प्रत्यूषः), pratyūṣam (प्रत्यूषम्).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Pratyuṣas (प्रत्युषस्).—n. Morning, day-break, dawn; याति व्यक्तिं पुरस्तादरुणकिसलये प्रत्युषः पारिजातः (yāti vyaktiṃ purastādaruṇakisalaye pratyuṣaḥ pārijātaḥ) Sūryaśatakam.

See also (synonyms): pratyuṣa.

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Pratyūṣas (प्रत्यूषस्).—n. Day-break, morning, dawn; स्नानमत्यधिकं कार्यं प्रत्यूषस्यात्मनो जले (snānamatyadhikaṃ kāryaṃ pratyūṣasyātmano jale) Hariv.

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

Pratyuṣas (प्रत्युषस्).—n.

(-ṣaḥ) Morning. E. See pratyūṣas .

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Pratyūṣas (प्रत्यूषस्).—n.

(-ṣaḥ) Morning, dawn. E. prati before, ūṣ to be sick, and asi aff.; also pratyuṣa and pratyuṣas .

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

Pratyūṣa (प्रत्यूष).—mn.

(-ṣaḥ-ṣaṃ) 1. Morning. 2. One of the demi-gods called Vasus. 3. The sun. E. prati before, ūṣ to be sick, aff. ka; also with uṣ to burn, pratyuṣa; and with asi aff. pratyuṣas .

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Pratyuṣa (प्रत्युष).—pratyūṣa, i. e. prati-uṣas, m. Morning, dawn, Pañc 40, 13 (u); 27, 5 (ū).

Pratyuṣa can also be spelled as Pratyūṣa (प्रत्यूष).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Pratyūṣas (प्रत्यूषस्).—i. e. prati-uṣas, n. Morning, dawn, [Lassen, Anthologia Sanskritica.] 57, 9.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Pratyūṣa (प्रत्यूष).—[substantive] dawn, day-break (mahati pratyūṣye early in the morning*).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Pratyūṣas (प्रत्यूषस्).—[neuter] dawn, day-break.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Pratyuṣa (प्रत्युष):—(ṣaḥ) 1. m. The dawn.

2) Pratyūṣa (प्रत्यूष):—(ṣaḥ) 1. m. Morning sun; one of the Vasu demigods.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Pratyuṣas (प्रत्युषस्):—(ṣaḥ) 5. n. Morning.

2) Pratyūṣas (प्रत्यूषस्):—(ṣaḥ) 5. n. Morning.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Pratyūṣa (प्रत्यूष) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Paccūsa, Paccūha.

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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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Hindi dictionary

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Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Pratyūṣa (प्रत्यूष) [Also spelled pratyush]:—(nm) the dawn, day-break.

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Kannada-English dictionary

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Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Pratyuṣa (ಪ್ರತ್ಯುಷ):—[noun] = ಪ್ರತ್ಯುಷೆ [pratyushe].

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Pratyūṣa (ಪ್ರತ್ಯೂಷ):—[noun] = ಪ್ರತ್ಯುಷೆ [pratyushe].

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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