Pratisamcara, Pratisaṃcara: 6 definitions

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Pratisamcara 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.

Pratisamcara has 4 English definitions available.

Alternative spellings of this word include Pratisamchara.

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[«previous next»] — Pratisamcara in Sanskrit glossary

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Pratisaṃcara (प्रतिसंचर):—(von car mit prati) m.

1) Rückbewegung: a (vāyoḥ) [Suśruta 2, 213, 17.] —

2) das Wiedereingehen, Auflösung [Sânkhya Philosophy 26. 27.] yadā tu prakṛtau yāti layaṃ viśvamidaṃ jagat . tadocyate prākṛto yaṃ vidvadbhiḥ pratisaṃcaraḥ .. [Mārkāṇḍeyapurāṇa 46, 3.] [Weber’s Verzeichniss No. 636.] —

3) Tummelplatz: śṛṅgavāṃstu devānāṃ pratisaṃcaraḥ [Mahābhārata 6, 248.] —

4) derjenige oder dasjenige, in den oder in das Etwas eingeht, sich auflöst: brahmaiva pratisaṃcaraḥ [Mahābhārata 12, 8572.]

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Pratisaṃcara (प्रतिसंचर):—[Z. 1] lies (von car mit pratisam).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung

Pratisaṃcara (प्रतिसंचर):—m.

1) Rückbewegung in a. —

2) das Wiedereingehen , Auflösung , — der Welt [Śaṃkarācārya] zu [Bālarāmāyaṇa 4,3,11.] —

3) Tummelplatz.

4) derjenige oder dasjenige , in den oder in das Etwas eingeht , sich auflöst.

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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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