Prithaglakshana, Pṛthaglakṣaṇa, Prithak-lakshana, Pṛthaklakṣaṇa, Prithag-lakshana, Prithaklakshana: 3 definitions


Prithaglakshana 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 terms Pṛthaglakṣaṇa and Pṛthaklakṣaṇa can be transliterated into English as Prthaglaksana or Prithaglakshana or Prthaklaksana or Prithaklakshana, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Sports, Arts and Entertainment (wordly enjoyments)

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Source: Syainika Sastra of Rudradeva with English Translation (art)

Pṛthaklakṣaṇa (पृथक्लक्षण) refers to “separate descriptions” (i.e., of a class of birds), according to the Śyainika-śāstra: a Sanskrit treatise dealing with the divisions and benefits of Hunting and Hawking, written by Rājā Rudradeva (or Candradeva) in possibly the 13th century.—[Cf. vājinaḥ pañcadhā teṣāṃ pṛthaklakṣaṇamucyate]

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This section covers the skills and profiencies of the Kalas (“performing arts”) and Shastras (“sciences”) involving ancient Indian traditions of sports, games, arts, entertainment, love-making and other means of wordly enjoyments. Traditionally these topics were dealt with in Sanskrit treatises explaing the philosophy and the justification of enjoying the pleasures of the senses.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Prithaglakshana in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Pṛthaglakṣaṇa (पृथग्लक्षण):—[=pṛthag-lakṣaṇa] [from pṛthag > pṛth] mf(ā)n. having d° characteristics, [Kātyāyana-śrauta-sūtra]

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Prithaglakshana in German

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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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