Pretya, Prētyā, Pretyā: 9 definitions
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Ayurveda (science of life)Source: gurumukhi.ru: Ayurveda glossary of terms
Pretya (प्रेत्य):—[pretyaḥ] Other births(other life)
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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Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
prētyā (प्रेत्या).—m (prēta) A light term for the Brahman who conducts funeral solemnities.
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 dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Pretya (प्रेत्य).—ind. Having departed (from this world), after death, in the next world; न च तत् प्रेत्य नो इह (na ca tat pretya no iha) Bg.17.28; इह कीर्तिमवाप्नोति प्रेत्य चानुत्तमं सुखम् (iha kīrtimavāpnoti pretya cānuttamaṃ sukham) Ms.2.9,26.
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Pretya (प्रेत्य).—&c. See under प्रे (pre).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Pretya (प्रेत्य).—Ind. 1. In the next world. 2. Having died. E. preta dead, and yat aff. or pra before, i to go, lyap aff.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Pretya (प्रेत्य).—[gerund] after death, in the other world.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Pretya (प्रेत्य):—[from pre] ind. having died, after death, in the next world, in the life to come, hereafter (opp. to iha), [Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa; Manu-smṛti; Mahābhārata etc.]
[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch
Pretya (प्रेत्य):—absolut. s. u. 3. i mit pra .Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung
Pretya (प्रेत्य):—Absol. s.u. 3. i mit pra.
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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Ends with: Abhipretya.
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Manusmriti with the Commentary of Medhatithi (by Ganganatha Jha)
Verse 12.95 < [Section XI - Supremacy of the Veda]
Verse 3.139 < [Section VIII - Śrāddhas]
Verse 3.144 < [Section VIII - Śrāddhas]
Shrimad Bhagavad-gita (by Narayana Gosvami)
Verse 18.12 < [Chapter 18 - Mokṣa-yoga (the Yoga of Liberation)]
Verse 17.28 < [Chapter 17 - Śraddhā-traya-vibhāga-yoga]
Verse 17.10 < [Chapter 17 - Śraddhā-traya-vibhāga-yoga]
Vaisheshika-sutra with Commentary (by Nandalal Sinha)
Sūtra 6.2.15 (Dharma and adharma are causes of birth and death) < [Chapter 2 - Of the Production of Dharma and A-dharma]
Kena upanishad (Madhva commentary) (by Srisa Chandra Vasu)
Ishavasya Upanishad with Shankara Bhashya (Sitarama) (by S. Sitarama Sastri)
Isopanisad (Madhva commentary) (by Srisa Chandra Vasu)