Prayojana: 25 definitions

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Prayojana means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Jainism, Prakrit, the history of ancient India, Marathi, Hindi. 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.

Prayojana has 23 English definitions available.

Alternative spellings of this word include Prayojan.

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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Prayojana in Sanskrit glossary

[Deutsch Wörterbuch]

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

Prayojana (प्रयोजन):—(wie eben) n. Veranlassung, Motiv, wirkende Ursache; Zweck, Absicht [Amarakoṣa 3, 4, 15, 88. 18, 119.] [Hemacandra’s Abhidhānacintāmaṇi 1514.] [Anekārthasaṃgraha 4, 179.] [Medinīkoṣa Nalopākhyāna 191.] [Halāyudha 5, 81.] [SĀṂKHYAK. 66.] [Pāṇini’s acht Bücher 4, 2, 56. 5, 2, 81.] (avamanyante) kṛtārthāśca prayojanam [Spr. 3070.] na vidyate kaveḥ kiṃcidavijñātaṃ prayojanam [Mahābhārata 1, 5805.] avadatsvaṃ prayojanam [7828.] nahi me nyatprayojanam [3, 2971. 13315. 12, 11937.] prayojanaṃ nirvṛttamiva vāse mama [14, 399. 405.] [Harivaṃśa 15711.] bhāvastatra prayojanam [Yājñavalkya’s Gesetzbuch 3, 133.] guru [Spr. 867.] [Śākuntala 28, 10, v. l.] [Vikramorvaśī 80, 11.] [Sāhityadarpana 13.] etaccaturvidhapuruṣārthaprayojanam [Manu’s Gesetzbuch 7, 100.] vṛthā janmaprayojanam [Mārkāṇḍeyapurāṇa 121, 10. 125, 45.] na khalu prayojanaṃ kāraṇaṃ vā vilokya māyā pravartate [Prabodhacandrodaja 15, 11. 64, 12.] [Suśruta 1, 3, 5. 24, 15. 2, 1, 8.] kramaḥ smṛtiprayojanaḥ [Prātiśākhya zur Vājasaneyisaṃhitā 4, 179.] [Prātiśākha zum Atharvaveda 4, 114. 119.] [KAṆ. 6, 2, 1. 10, 2, 8.] [Vedānta lecture] [No.5, 17. Vārttika von Kātyāyana.] zu [Pāṇini’s acht Bücher 5, 4, 68.] [Patañjali] zu [Pāṇini’s acht Bücher 1, 1, 62. 2, 4, 66. 3, 1, 11] (in der ed. Calc.) Kār. zu [Pāṇini’s acht Bücher 4, 1, 18.] [Kāśikīvṛtti] zu [Pāṇini’s acht Bücher 1, 1, 56. Scholiast] zu [Pāṇini’s acht Bücher 4, 1, 15 und 1, 1, 68, Vārttika von Kātyāyana. 4.] [Madhusūdanasarasvatī’s Prasthānabheda] in [Weber’s Indische Studien 1, 14, 4. 16, 14. 18, 5. 21, 8. 10.] putraprayojanā dārāḥ putraḥ piṇḍaprayojanaḥ . hitaprayojanaṃ mitraṃ dhanaṃ sarvaprayojanam .. [Spr. 1788.] paraprayojanā für Andere dienend [Raghuvaṃśa 8, 31.] kṛtaprayojanā die ihren Zweck erreicht hat [Kathāsaritsāgara 13, 158.] pratipanna [Rāmāyaṇa 5, 8, 20.] siddhaṃ naḥ prayojanam [Pañcatantra 44, 10.] prayojanena in einer bestimmten Absicht [Mahābhārata 3, 13313.] [Pañcatantra 162, 6.] kena prayojanena in welcher Veranlassung [Prabodhacandrodaja 25, 2.] prayojanavaśāt [Pañcatantra 264, 22.] Mit dem instr. der Sache Nutzen von Etwas: phalasaṃdohaguruṇā taruṇā kiṃ prayojanam [Spr. 2210.] nirdhanena dhaveneha na tu kiṃcitprayojanam [3029.] (mama) na kiṃcidarthena prayojanam mir ist es nicht im Geringsten um Geld zu thun [Pañcatantra 5, 5.] yadā jīvitena prayojanam [162, 6. 256, 12.] [Hitopadeśa 93, 5.] [Vetālapañcaviṃśati 23, 3. 33, 16.] Mit einem gen. oder dat. [Pāṇini’s acht Bücher 2, 3, 73,] [Scholiast] — Vgl. niṣprayojana .

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Prayojana (प्रयोजन):—, na tu buddhikṣayātkiṃcidatikrāmetprayojanam man versäume Nichts, was zum Ziele führen könnte, [Mahābhārata 1, 5624.]

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

Prayojana (प्रयोजन):—n. (adj. Comp. f. ā) Veranlassung , Motiv , wirkende Ursache , Zweck , Endzweck , Ziel , Absicht. nam ati-kram etwas zum Ziele Führendes versäumen. Instr. in einer best. Absicht. kena nena , kiṃ nam ([240,28]) kasmai nāya , kasmāt nāt , kasya nasya und kasmin ne in welcher Veranlassung? weshalb? [231,16.fgg.] Mit einem Instr. Nutzen von , das zu Thun um [317,25.]

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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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