Preraka: 6 definitions
Preraka 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.
Shaivism (Shaiva philosophy)Source: Wisdom Library: Śaivism
Preraka (प्रेरक) refers to a type of ācārya (“Śaiva preceptor”) qualified to teach disciples (śiṣya), according to Nigamajñāna (Śaiva teacher of the 16th century) in his Śaivāgamaparibhāṣāmañjarī.
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.
Languages of India and abroad
Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
prēraka (प्रेरक).—a S prērayitā a S That sends. 2 That prompts, stimulates, incites, urges.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
prēraka (प्रेरक).—a prērayitā a That sends. Prompter.
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.
Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Preraka (प्रेरक).—a. (-rikā f.)
1) Impelling, urging, stimulating.
2) Sending, directing.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Preraka (प्रेरक):—[from prer] mfn. setting in motion, urging, dispatching, sending (-tva n.), [Harivaṃśa; Rājataraṅgiṇī]
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.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Starts with: Prerakatva.
Ends with: Gopreraka.
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A History of Indian Philosophy Volume 1 (by Surendranath Dasgupta)
A History of Indian Philosophy Volume 5 (by Surendranath Dasgupta)