Pratishapa, Pratiśāpa: 6 definitions
Pratishapa 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.
Pratishapa has 4 English definitions available.
The Sanskrit term Pratiśāpa can be transliterated into English as Pratisapa or Pratishapa, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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[Deutsch Wörterbuch]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch
Pratiśāpa (प्रतिशाप):—(von śap mit prati) m. Gegenfluch, ein erwiederter Fluch [Mahābhārata.1,781.] [Mārkāṇḍeyapurāṇa.9,10. 112,11.] [Vāyupurāṇa] in [Oxforder Handschriften 48,a,31.]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung
Pratiśāpa (प्रतिशाप):—m. Gegenfluch , ein erwiederter Fluch [Kād. (1872) 2,90,15.]
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