Prekshya, Prekṣya: 6 definitions
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The Sanskrit term Prekṣya can be transliterated into English as Preksya or Prekshya, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Prekṣya (प्रेक्ष्य).—q. v.
See also (synonyms): prekṣaṇīya.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary
Prekṣya (प्रेक्ष्य).—adj. (= Pali -pekkha; to Sanskrit prekṣā plus ya; seems not used in Sanskrit in this meaning), intending…: hāsya-prekṣyam (adv.) api [Prātimokṣasūtra des Sarvāstivādins] 518.11; 519.1, even intending a jest. (Pali correspondent, Vin. iv.123.14, hāsāpekkho, containing -apekkha.)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Prekṣya (प्रेक्ष्य).—[adjective] = prekṣitavya + worth seeing.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Prekṣya (प्रेक्ष्य):—[from prekṣ] mfn. to be seen, visible, [Mahābhārata]
2) [v.s. ...] to be looked at or regarded, [Kathāsaritsāgara]
3) [v.s. ...] worth seeing, sightly, [Kālidāsa; Rājataraṅgiṇī]
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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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Starts with: Prekshyamana.
Full-text (+4): Utprekshya, Abhisampreksh, Sukhaprekshya, Dharmaprekshya, Praksha, Dushprekshya, Picanda, Picinda, Vasantavatara, Pratiharana, Preksh, Pekkha, Prekshaniya, Vyavadha, Vaikrita, Apashyat, Prota, Udya, Mrish, Sattra.
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Gati in Theory and Practice (by G. Srinivasu)
Relevance of Gati in Rūpakas < [Chapter 3 - Application of gati in Dṛśya-kāvyas]
Technical treatises on Nāṭya (other works) < [Chapter 1 - Nāṭya]
Garga Samhita (English) (by Danavir Goswami)
Verse 6.16.41 < [Chapter 16 - Seeing Śrī Rādhā’s Form]
Verse 6.8.7 < [Chapter 8 - The Marriages of All the Queens]
Bhakti-rasamrta-sindhu (by Śrīla Rūpa Gosvāmī)
Verse 3.4.40 < [Part 4 - Parenthood (vātsalya-rasa)]
Verse 3.3.130 < [Part 3 - Fraternal Devotion (sakhya-rasa)]
Verse 3.2.176 < [Part 2 - Affection and Service (dāsya-rasa)]
Cidgaganacandrika (study) (by S. Mahalakshmi)
Kuntaka’s evaluation of Sanskrit literature (by Nikitha. M)
Kashyapa Shilpa-shastra (study) (by K. Vidyuta)