Praveni, Praveṇi, Praveṇī: 12 definitions
Praveni means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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.
Natyashastra (theatrics and dramaturgy)Source: Wisdom Library: Nāṭya-śāstra
Praveṇī (प्रवेणी) refers to one of the five limbs (aṅga) belonging to Prāveśikī type of song (dhruvā) defined in the Nāṭyaśāstra chapter 32.9-16. Accordingly, “depending on different conditions, the dhruvās are known to be of five classes”.
Natyashastra (नाट्यशास्त्र, nāṭyaśāstra) refers to both the ancient Indian tradition (śāstra) of performing arts, (nāṭya, e.g., theatrics, drama, dance, music), as well as the name of a Sanskrit work dealing with these subjects. It also teaches the rules for composing dramatic plays (nataka) and poetic works (kavya).
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia
Praveṇī (प्रवेणी).—Kaṇvāśrama was on the shores of this river. (Śloka 11, Chapter 88, Vana Parva).Source: JatLand: List of Mahabharata people and places
Praveṇī (प्रवेणी) refers to the name of a Tīrtha (pilgrim’s destination) mentioned in the Mahābhārata (cf. III.86.8). Note: The Mahābhārata (mentioning Praveṇī) is a Sanskrit epic poem consisting of 100,000 ślokas (metrical verses) and is over 2000 years old.
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.
Ayurveda (science of life)Source: gurumukhi.ru: Ayurveda glossary of terms
Praveṇī (प्रवेणी):—Woolen cloth.
Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Praveṇi (प्रवेणि) or Praveṇī (प्रवेणी).—f.
1) A braid of hair (in general); हेमभक्तिमतीं भूमेः प्रवेणीमिव पिप्रिये (hemabhaktimatīṃ bhūmeḥ praveṇīmiva pipriye) R.15.3.
2) The hair twisted and unadorned (worn by wives in the absence of their husbands).
3) The housings of an elephant.
4) A piece of coloured woollen cloth; Mahābhārata (Bombay) 15.27.13.
5) The current or stream (of a river).
Derivable forms: praveṇiḥ (प्रवेणिः).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-ṇiḥ) 1. The hair twisted, and undecorated, as worn by women in the absence of their husbands. 2. An elephant’s housings. 3. The current of a river. E. pra before, vel to go, aff. iṇ; also with ṅīp added, praveṇī.
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Praveṇī (प्रवेणी).—f. (-ṇī) 1. Un-ornamented hair. 2. An elephant’s housing, &c. E. See the last.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Praveṇī (प्रवेणी).—see veṇi.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Praveṇī (प्रवेणी):—[=pra-veṇī] f. a braid of hair worn by widows and by wives in the absence of their husbands, [Rāmāyaṇa] (ṇi, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.])
2) [v.s. ...] a piece of coloured woollen cloth (used instead of a saddle), [Mahābhārata] (ṇi, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.], also ‘the housings of an elephant’)
3) [v.s. ...] Name of a river, [Mahābhārata]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Praveṇi (प्रवेणि):—[pra-veṇi] (ṇiḥ) 2. f. The hair twisted and undecorated, indicating sadness; an elephant’s housings.
2) Praveṇī (प्रवेणी):—[pra-veṇī] (ṇī) 3. f. Idem.
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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.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
1) [noun] braided hair.
2) [noun] a knot of hair tied on the back of the head.
3) [noun] a decorative piece of cloth used to cover the back and the sides of an elephant.
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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