Samprahrishta, Samprahṛṣṭa, Sam-prahrishta: 3 definitions


Samprahrishta 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 Samprahṛṣṭa can be transliterated into English as Samprahrsta or Samprahrishta, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Samprahrishta in Purana glossary
Source: Shiva Purana - English Translation

Samprahṛṣṭa (सम्प्रहृष्ट) refers to “boundless joy”, according to the Śivapurāṇa 2.2.18. Accordingly as Brahmā narrated to Nārada:—“[...] in the bright half of the month of Caitra (March-April) on the thirteenth day when the star was Uttarā Phalguni on a Sunday, lord Śiva started. [...] With great humility and boundless joy (samprahṛṣṭa), Dakṣa along with his people welcomed Him”.

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The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

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

1) Samprahṛṣṭa (सम्प्रहृष्ट):—[=sam-prahṛṣṭa] [from sampra-hṛṣ] mfn. excessively rejoiced, rejoicing, joyful, [Mahābhārata; Rāmāyaṇa] etc.

2) [v.s. ...] erect, bristling (or ‘standing on end’, as the hair of the body), thrilling, [ib.]

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Saṃprahṛṣṭa (संप्रहृष्ट) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Saṃpahiṭṭha.

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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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