Prayashas, aka: Prāyaśas; 1 Definition(s)

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Prayashas 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.

The Sanskrit term Prāyaśas can be transliterated into English as Prayasas or Prayashas, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

Prāyaśas (प्रायशस्).—ind. Generally, mostly, for the most part, in all probability; आशाबन्धः कुसुमसदृशं प्रायशो ह्यङ्गनानां सद्यः- पाति प्रणयि हृदयं विप्रयोगे रुणद्धि (āśābandhaḥ kusumasadṛśaṃ prāyaśo hyaṅganānāṃ sadyaḥ- pāti praṇayi hṛdayaṃ viprayoge ruṇaddhi) Me.1.

(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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