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Prajapati

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Prajapati Hindu god personifying a creative force; equivalent to Brahma
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Usage

In literature:

See the long account of Prajapati in M. B., pp.
"Record of Buddhistic Kingdoms" by Fa-Hsien
Among all these Brahmana myths of the part taken by Prajapati in the creation or evoking of things, the question arises who WAS Prajapati?
"Myth, Ritual, and Religion, Vol. 1" by Andrew Lang
Thou art called Indra, thou art Vishnu, thou art Brahma, thou art Prajapati.
"Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa Bk. 3 Pt. 1" by Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa
Afterwards Prajapati held it for five hundred and three years.
"The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa Bk. 4" by Kisari Mohan Ganguli
He officiated as Prajapati.
"The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa Bk. 3 Pt. 2" by Translated by Kisari Mohan Ganguli
Now of Prajapati, half was mortal, half was immortal.
"Modern Mythology" by Andrew Lang
We hear of Prajapati in the singular, but also of the Prajapatis or creative forces.
"Hinduism and Buddhism, Vol I. (of 3)" by Charles Eliot
From this egg came out the lord Pitamaha Brahma, the one only Prajapati; with Suraguru and Sthanu.
"The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa, Volume 1"
Afterwards Prajapati held it for five hundred and three years.
"The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa, Volume 2"
Prajapati is one name for the sun, so called because he is the lord of light.
"Myth and Science" by Tito Vignoli
Prajapati himself is not absolutely the first in the course of nature.
"Hindu Gods And Heroes" by Lionel D. Barnett
Prajapati, lord of creatures, Visvakarman, maker of all things, represent such attempts.
"History of Religion" by Allan Menzies
They overcame him by certain sacrifices suggested by Prajapati.
"Myth, Ritual And Religion, Vol. 2 (of 2)" by Andrew Lang
Prajapati, the Lord of Creation, is the name of the sun; and he is called so because he protects all creatures.
"Traditions, Superstitions and Folk-lore" by Charles Hardwick
Her name was Maha-Prajapati.
"A Yankee in the Far East" by George Hoyt Allen
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In science:

Prajapati, H.B.; Dabhi, V.K.;, "High Quality Web-Application Development on Java EE Platform," Advance Computing Conference, 2009.
Comparative Studies of 10 Programming Languages within 10 Diverse Criteria - a Team 10 COMP6411-S10 Term Report
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