pralaya

Encyclopedia of Hinduism. . 2007.

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  • Pralaya — (devanāgarī : प्रलय) est un terme sanskrit qui signifie « dissolution », « destruction » ou « anéantissement »[1]. Dans la cosmogonie hindoue, on distingue quatre sortes de pralaya : naimittika pralaya,… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Pralaya — Pralaya, in Hindu cosmology, is an aeonic term which specifies different periods of time during which non activity situation persists, as per different formats or contexts. In the Samkhya philosophy, one of the six schools of classical Indian… …   Wikipedia

  • pralaya — noun /ˈprʌləjə/ a) (Indian mythology) destruction, apocalypse b) (Hindu cosmology) a period of cosmic inactivity, lasting 4.32 billion years …   Wiktionary

  • pralaya — pral·a·ya …   English syllables

  • pralaya — ˈprələyə noun ( s) Usage: usually capitalized Etymology: Sanskrit, literally, end, destruction : a period of dissolution or destruction of the manifested universe at the end of a kalpa according to Hindu philosophy : the …   Useful english dictionary

  • anna-pralaya — अन्नप्रलय …   Indonesian dictionary

  • brahma-pralaya — ब्रह्मप्रलय …   Indonesian dictionary

  • daina-pralaya — दैनप्रलय …   Indonesian dictionary

  • jalá-pralaya — जलप्रलय …   Indonesian dictionary

  • khaṇḍa-pralaya — खण्डप्रलय …   Indonesian dictionary

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