Prokshani, Prokṣaṇī: 2 definitions


Prokshani 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 Prokṣaṇī can be transliterated into English as Proksani or Prokshani, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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

1) Prokṣaṇī (प्रोक्षणी):—[from prokṣaṇa > prokṣa > prokṣ] a f. See below.

2) Prokṣaṇi (प्रोक्षणि):—[from prokṣa > prokṣ] f. [plural] = ṇī [plural] [Vājasaneyi-saṃhitā; Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa etc.]

3) Prokṣaṇī (प्रोक्षणी):—[from prokṣa > prokṣ] b f. a vessel for holy water, [Harivaṃśa] ([varia lectio] ṇa)

4) [v.s. ...] [plural] water for sprinkling or consecrating (mixed with rice and barley), [Atharva-veda; Vājasaneyi-saṃhitā; Brāhmaṇa; Gṛhya-sūtra and śrauta-sūtra]

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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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