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prakṛtif. See next p. View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
prakṛtif. "making or placing before or at first", the original or natural form or condition of anything, original or primary substance (opp. to vi-kṛti- q.v) View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
prakṛtif. cause original source etc. View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
prakṛtif. origin, extraction View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
prakṛtif. nature, character, constitution, temper, disposition etc. (in the beginning of a compound and prakṛtyā tyā- ind.by nature, naturally, unalterably, properly etc.) View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
prakṛtif. fundamental form, pattern, standard, model, rule (especially in ritual) View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
prakṛtif. (in the sāṃkhya- philosophy) the original producer of (or rather passive power of creating) the material world (consisting of 3 constituent essences or guṇa-s called sattva-, rajas-and tamas-), Nature (distinguished from puruṣa-,Spirit as māyā- is distinguished from brahman- in the vedānta-s) View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
prakṛtif. plural the 8 producers or primary essences which evolve the whole visible world (viz. a-vyakta-, buddhi-or mahat-, ahaṃ-kāra-,and the 5 tan-mātras-or subtle elements;rarely the 5 elements alone) View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
prakṛtif. (in mythol.) a goddess, the personified will of the Supreme in the creation (hence the same with the śakti- or personified energy or wife of a deity, as lakṣmī-, durgā- etc.;also considered as identical with the Supreme Being) View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
prakṛtif. (plural) Name of a class of deities under manu- raibhya- View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
prakṛtif. (in polit.) plural a king's ministers, the body of ministers or counsellors, ministry etc. View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
prakṛtif. the subjects of a king, citizens, artisans etc. View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
prakṛtif. the constituent elements or powers of the state (of which are usually enumerated, viz. king minister, allies, treasure, army, territory, fortresses ) View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
prakṛtif. the various sovereigns to be considered in case of war (viz. the madhyama-, vijigīṣu-, udāsīna-and śatru-;to which should be added 8 remoter princes, viz. the mitra-, arimitra-, mitra-mitra-, arimitra-mitra-, pārṣṇi-graha-, ākranda-, pārṣṇigrāhāsāra-, ākrandāsāsa-;each of these 12 kings has 5 prakṛti-s in the form of minister, territory, fortresses, treasure and army, so that the total number of prakṛti-s may be 72) View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
prakṛtif. (in gram.) the crude or elementary form of a word, base, root, an uninflected word View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
prakṛtif. Name of 2 classes of metres View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
prakṛtif. (in arithmetic) a co-efficient multiplier View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
prakṛtif. (in anatomy) temperament, the predominance of one of the humours at the time of generation View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
prakṛtif. (with tritīyā-) the third nature, a eunuch View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
prakṛtif. matter, affair View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
prakṛtif. the male or female organ of generation View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
prakṛtif. a woman or womankind View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
prakṛtif. a mother View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
prakṛtif. an animal View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
prakṛtif. Name of a woman View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
prakṛtif. Name of work View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
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prakṛti f. (putting before, what is presupposed), original or natural form or condition (opp. vi-kriti, derivative form); nature, constitution, disposition, temper; fundamental form, pattern, standard, rule (sp. damental form, pattern, standard, rule (sp. in ritual); nature (opp. spirit: ph.): pl. material elements (rare); primary constituents of nature (from which all else is evolved: there are eight: avyakta, mahat, ahamkâra, and the five elements: ph.); constituent elements of the state (in politics: there are seven: king, minister, fortress, territory or subjects, treasure, army, and ally; kings primarily (of these there are four) and secondarily (of these there are eight) concerned in a war (each of these twelve having five prakritis in the form of minister, territory, fortress, treasure, army); constituent elements of a king's own state (exclusive of himself); ministers; subjects, citizens; sg. root, base (gr.): °ree;-or in. by nature, originally, properly; in the original state, unchanged: -ka, a. (--°ree;) id.; kripana, a. naturally feeble in discriminating between (lc.); -ga, a.innate; -purusha, m. nature and spirit (du.); minister; -bhâva, m. original or unmodified state; -mandala, n. whole circle of subjects, entire territory; -mat, a. having or being in the original, natural, or usual condition orform; -sampanna, pp. endowed with a noble nature; -subhaga, a. naturally beautiful; -stha, a. being in the natural state or condition, natural, genuine, normal; healthy; being in good circumstances.
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prakṛti(1)material cause: confer, compare. तदर्थे विकृते: प्रकृतौ । प्रकृतिरुपादानकारणं तस्यैव उत्तरमवस्थान्तरं विकृतिः Kāśikā of Jayāditya and Vāmana.on P.V.1.12; (2) original, as opposed to modified' ( विकृति ); the original base of a word which is used in language by the addition of affixes. There are mentioned three kinds of such original words in grammar, roots ( धातु ), noun bases ( प्रातिपदिक ) and affixes (प्रत्यय). प्रकृति is defined as शास्त्रप्रक्रियक्रियाव्यवहारे प्रकृतिप्रत्ययविभागकल्पनय शब्दार्थभावनायां प्रत्ययात् प्रथममुपादानकारणामिव या उपादीयते तां प्रकृतिरिति व्यापदिशन्ति' in the Sringaraprakasa; confer, compare अपशब्दो ह्यस्य प्रकृति: । न चापशब्द: प्रकृतिः , न ह्यपशब्दा उपदिश्यन्ते न चानुपदिष्टा प्रकृतिरस्ति । M.Bh. on Siva Sutra 2; confer, compare also कृत्प्रकृतिर्धातु: M.Bh. on P. VI. 2. 139 Vart. 2; पदप्रकृति: संहिता । पदप्रक्तीनि सर्वचरणानां पार्षदानि Nirukta of Yāska.I.17.
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prakṛti noun (feminine) (in anat.) temperament (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
(in arithm.) a co-efficient multiplier (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
(in gram.) the crude or elementary form of a word (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
(in mythol.) a goddess (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
(in polit.) a king's ministers (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
(in the Sāṃkhya phil.) the original producer of (or rather passive power of creating) the material world (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
(pl.) name of a class of deities under Manu Raibhya (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
a eunuch (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
a mother (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
a woman or womankind (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
affair (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
an animal (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
an uninflected word (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
artisans (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
base (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
cause (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
character (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
citizens (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
constitution (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
disposition (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
extraction (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
fundamental form (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
matter (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
ministry (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
model (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
Nature (distinguished from puruṣa) (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
name of 2 classes of metres (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
name of a woman (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
name of a work (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
nature (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
origin (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
original or primary substance (opp. to vi-kṛti) (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
original source (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
pattern (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
root (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
rule (esp. in ritual) (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
standard (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
temper (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
territory (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
the 8 producers or primary essences which evolve the whole visible world (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
the body of ministers or counsellors (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
the constituent elements or powers of the state (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
the male or female organ of generation (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
the original or natural form or condition of anything (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
the personified will of the Supreme in the creation (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
the predominance of one of the humours at the time of generation (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
the subjects of a king (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
the third nature (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
the various sovereigns to be considered in case of war (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))

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prakṛti

1. nature, creation; 2. personality and temperament, constitution of the body, 3. natural form.









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