Pranava-OMpraṇavādisamuccārāt plutānte śūnyabhāvānāt |
śūnyayā parayā śaktyā śūnyatām eti bhairavi || 39 ||
Pranava is the word used to refer to OM and I think it can be decoded as “The primordial shout” or “The roar of joy that set the universe in motion.”praṇava 659
or prá-ṇ°) (ifc. f(ā). ) the mystical or sacred syllable om.
pra-° ṇáva [
m. a kind of small drum or tabor = (and prob. w.r. for) paṇana
–From Chris Chapple’s Yoga and the LuminousYoga and the luminous: Patañjali's spiritual path to freedom - Page 152
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the sacred syllable "om"; from pra (before, forward) + nava, from \nu (sound, shout, exult) Its expression is pranava (put). 1.28 taj japas tad artha-bhavanam tat (n. nom. sg. pron.) that japas (m. nom. sg.) repetition, repeating in a ...
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-Jaideva Singh’s translation of the vijnana bhairava tantrapraṇāda
a loud sound or noise (esp. expressive of approbation or delight) , shout , cry , roar , yell , neigh &c MBh. R.
|(H3) pra-° ṇāda [p= 659,3] [L=131072]||m.|
|[L=131073]||a murmur or sigh of rapture |
&c ) , SuS3r. ??
|[L=131074]||noise or buzzing in the ear (from thickening of the membranes |
of a cakra-vartin DivyA7v.
( √ nu4) a shout of joy or triumph RV.
|(H1) nāvá 1 [p= 538,1] [L=106170]||m.|
nau , a boat , a ship (in comp. cf. ardha-n° , dvi-n° Pa1n2. 5-4 , 99 , 100)
|(H1) nāva 2 [L=106171]||=|
More on Pranava and its EtymologiesUnderstanding mantras - Page 179
The twelve principal Upanishads: (English translation) withnotes ... - Page 492
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For instance, pranava is the best of boats (nava) to cross the ocean; ie the samsdra evolved out of prakrti (pra).13 Or, pranava means that there is no (na) diffusiveness (pra) for you (va).14 Or, pranava is so called ...
Encyclopaedic Dictionary of Purāṇas: Volume 1; Volume 5 - Page 1245
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Verily that which is Udgftha, is Pranava, and the Pra- nava is the Udgftha. The A'ditya in truth is the Udgitha— the Pranava, for it moves resounding Om. 2. " Verily I sang in praise of the san," said Kanshitaki, to his son,
Patanjala yoga sutras: Sanskrit sutra with transliteration, ...
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Pranava is said to be two types-subtle (suksma) and gross (sthula). The suksma pranava is constituted of one single sound ... of pranava by giving fanciful etymologies of the word pranava. Pra stands for prakrti or the world (samsara) ..
A Kannada-English dictionary - Page 1034
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Its manifestation ( expression ) in the sound ( and letter ) form is pranava ( or ornkara ). CE. - The word pranava can be broken as pra+nava, pra- stands for prakarsena, meaning forcefully, rapidly, completely; nava is a noun derived ...
Purāṇam: Volume 28, Issues 1-2
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pra-nava. = SrasS 1 ft 2. Roaring, crying, sounding, hamming, etc. 2, a small kind of drum or tabor. 3, the mystic syllable 6m (Bp. 57, 76). Z5jpe^s3f»rfft5! pranava-parvaka. Preceded by the syllable Am (Cpr. 6, after 71). ...
The origins of Oṃ maṇipadme hūṃ: a study of the Kāraṇḍavyūha sūtra - Page 72
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8 In accordance with its usual practice, the i>P emphasizes the importance of pranava by giving fanciful etymologies of the word pranava.''9 Pra stands for prakrti or the world (sathsara) which has evolved from prakrti; nava stands for ...
Journal of the American Oriental Society: Volume 80
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It is the ideal way (pra) to provide new (nava) wisdom. The pranava also, the purana goes on to explain, has both a subtle (suk$ma) and a gross (sthula) form. The former is ekak$ara, made up of "one syllable" and the latter is ...
The Upanishads, Vol I: Volume 1 - Page 88
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Ind. form of pra-nava- '*sounding forward' from nu- (ndvate) +pra, 'briillen, drbhnen, schallen' (eg, of cows) RV, 'brummen, ... The meaning ' die heilige Silbe om ' clearly is a technical specialization of the base meaning of pranava- , .
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The udgitha is the pranava, the pranava is the udgitha. And as the udgitha is the sun, So is the pranava, for he (the sun) goes sounding Om. 2. 'Him I sang praises to, therefore art thou my only one,' thus said Kaushitaki to his son. ...