Play Video
1
Prajapati (Lord of All Living Beings)
Prajapati (Lord of All Living Beings)
::2007/01/07::
Play Video
2
Katha Prajapati Daksh Ki
Katha Prajapati Daksh Ki
::2012/04/18::
Play Video
3
Mansukhbhai Prajapati: Making earth look cool
Mansukhbhai Prajapati: Making earth look cool
::2011/08/05::
Play Video
4
Prajapati
Prajapati
::2009/06/22::
Play Video
5
Mysterious death of Rt. Constable Prajapati
Mysterious death of Rt. Constable Prajapati's Daughter Divya - Episode 196 - 29th December 2012
::2012/12/29::
Play Video
6
Shreya Prajapati A mon
Shreya Prajapati A mon
::2012/06/08::
Play Video
7
K Khanchheu Kamala (Prajapati Parajuli, Devi Gharti) part 1
K Khanchheu Kamala (Prajapati Parajuli, Devi Gharti) part 1
::2010/08/04::
Play Video
8
Mu Chulbuli Prajapati   Odia Animation Short Film
Mu Chulbuli Prajapati Odia Animation Short Film
::2013/09/11::
Play Video
9
Samjhanalai Jaali Rumal - Sareeta Prajapati | New Nepali Pop Song 2014
Samjhanalai Jaali Rumal - Sareeta Prajapati | New Nepali Pop Song 2014
::2014/04/28::
Play Video
10
Prajapati
Prajapati's Son-in-law gets arrested - Episode 197 - 30th December 2012
::2012/12/30::
Play Video
11
Can Asaram Bapu be charged for murder of Amrit Prajapati?
Can Asaram Bapu be charged for murder of Amrit Prajapati?
::2014/06/10::
Play Video
12
KANCHAN WALI KAYA (R.L.PRAJAPATI & PRAKASH MALI)
KANCHAN WALI KAYA (R.L.PRAJAPATI & PRAKASH MALI)
::2012/10/16::
Play Video
13
Herda Herdai - Sareeta Prajapati (New Nepali Pop Song 2014)
Herda Herdai - Sareeta Prajapati (New Nepali Pop Song 2014)
::2014/02/06::
Play Video
14
Kunwaro Taabariyo Kaluram Prajapati
Kunwaro Taabariyo Kaluram Prajapati
::2012/12/15::
Play Video
15
Bedana Ko Poko Part - 9 by Prajapati Parajuli - SangeetSansar.com
Bedana Ko Poko Part - 9 by Prajapati Parajuli - SangeetSansar.com
::2012/09/03::
Play Video
16
Chulbuli Prajapati From Film Kebe Tame Nahan Kebe Mun Nahin HD
Chulbuli Prajapati From Film Kebe Tame Nahan Kebe Mun Nahin HD
::2014/02/21::
Play Video
17
Nepali lok bhajan(part1)-prajapati parajuli,DeviGharti. posted by Dipak Basnet Norway.flv
Nepali lok bhajan(part1)-prajapati parajuli,DeviGharti. posted by Dipak Basnet Norway.flv
::2010/09/27::
Play Video
18
Prajapati
Prajapati's pelvic movements - Entertainment Ke Liye Kuch Bhi Karega 1 -Episode 6
::2011/06/18::
Play Video
19
Amrut Prajapati
Amrut Prajapati's dead body lays outside the Ahmedabad Civl Hospital for postmortem - Tv9 Gujarati
::2014/06/12::
Play Video
20
Bedanako Poko Part - 3 by Prajapati Parajuli - SangeetSansar.com
Bedanako Poko Part - 3 by Prajapati Parajuli - SangeetSansar.com
::2012/09/03::
Play Video
21
O Prajapati Prajapati Pakhna Melo | Bengali Song | Lata Mangeshkar
O Prajapati Prajapati Pakhna Melo | Bengali Song | Lata Mangeshkar
::2013/06/13::
Play Video
22
Amrut Prajapati, witness against Asaram, succumbs to bullet wounds
Amrut Prajapati, witness against Asaram, succumbs to bullet wounds
::2014/06/11::
Play Video
23
Mu Chulbuli Prajapati Odia Animation Short Film HD
Mu Chulbuli Prajapati Odia Animation Short Film HD
::2014/01/08::
Play Video
24
Sansani - Sansani: Asaram
Sansani - Sansani: Asaram's former aide Amrut Prajapati dies
::2014/06/11::
Play Video
25
Mansukhbhai Prajapati- Mitticool
Mansukhbhai Prajapati- Mitticool
::2013/06/13::
Play Video
26
O Prajapati Pakhna Melo  Lata Mangeshkar
O Prajapati Pakhna Melo Lata Mangeshkar
::2014/01/23::
Play Video
27
Timi Ra Ma - Shruti Prajapati (New Nepali Pop Song 2013)
Timi Ra Ma - Shruti Prajapati (New Nepali Pop Song 2013)
::2013/06/11::
Play Video
28
Sareeta Prajapati - Eh Hawa......
Sareeta Prajapati - Eh Hawa......
::2012/07/02::
Play Video
29
PRAJAPATI PRAJAPATI KOTHAY PELE BHAI
PRAJAPATI PRAJAPATI KOTHAY PELE BHAI
::2012/10/31::
Play Video
30
prakash mali live bhajan jasol majisa and jagdish prajapati very good danch
prakash mali live bhajan jasol majisa and jagdish prajapati very good danch
::2013/11/15::
Play Video
31
Mo Kola Ta Jhulana- Aame Sabu Prajapati www OdiaSongs In
Mo Kola Ta Jhulana- Aame Sabu Prajapati www OdiaSongs In
::2013/07/04::
Play Video
32
Prajapati in the Finals
Prajapati in the Finals
::2009/06/23::
Play Video
33
Nepali lok bhajan(part 2) prajapati parajuli,Devi Gharti  posted by Dipak Basnet Norway
Nepali lok bhajan(part 2) prajapati parajuli,Devi Gharti posted by Dipak Basnet Norway
::2010/09/27::
Play Video
34
patan usa prajapati samaj diwali milan 2013 part 2
patan usa prajapati samaj diwali milan 2013 part 2
::2014/07/26::
Play Video
35
Who killed Prajapati?? (full video)
Who killed Prajapati?? (full video)
::2013/09/02::
Play Video
36
prajapati parajuli saga kurakani
prajapati parajuli saga kurakani
::2012/06/05::
Play Video
37
K Khanchheu Kamala (Prajapati Parajuli, Devi Gharti) part 2
K Khanchheu Kamala (Prajapati Parajuli, Devi Gharti) part 2
::2010/08/04::
Play Video
38
Amrut Prajapati shot,who is next?
Amrut Prajapati shot,who is next?
::2014/05/25::
Play Video
39
Roar - Katy Perry (Acoustic Version by Shruti Prajapati)
Roar - Katy Perry (Acoustic Version by Shruti Prajapati)
::2014/02/19::
Play Video
40
My Diary Sarita Prajapati nepal 1 tv
My Diary Sarita Prajapati nepal 1 tv
::2013/10/02::
Play Video
41
Nepali Teej  Song   sunau samachar by prajapati parajuli, khuman adhikari
Nepali Teej Song sunau samachar by prajapati parajuli, khuman adhikari
::2014/06/05::
Play Video
42
KANCHAN WALI KAYA- (BOLO KA SAWTA) R.L.PRAJAPATI & MANCHALA
KANCHAN WALI KAYA- (BOLO KA SAWTA) R.L.PRAJAPATI & MANCHALA
::2012/11/22::
Play Video
43
E Gane Prajapati Sandhya Mukherjee Deya Neya 1963
E Gane Prajapati Sandhya Mukherjee Deya Neya 1963
::2014/04/21::
Play Video
44
Prajapati Elite.mp4
Prajapati Elite.mp4
::2011/08/24::
Play Video
45
Asaram Bapu case: Amrit Prajapati dies in hospital
Asaram Bapu case: Amrit Prajapati dies in hospital
::2014/06/10::
Play Video
46
Mansukhbhai Prajapati: Building modern technology -- with clay
Mansukhbhai Prajapati: Building modern technology -- with clay
::2012/06/25::
Play Video
47
Tulsiram Prajapati case: Entire video of sting operation
Tulsiram Prajapati case: Entire video of sting operation
::2013/09/03::
Play Video
48
Satguru Mhari Ganga  | Jai Jai Ambe Jai Jagdambe | Surendra Singh |Kaluram Prajapati|Vimala
Satguru Mhari Ganga | Jai Jai Ambe Jai Jagdambe | Surendra Singh |Kaluram Prajapati|Vimala
::2013/11/16::
Play Video
49
Na Phnab Lahnga Sadi | Garda Udvalu Jawani Mein | Jitu Prajapati | Super Golden
Na Phnab Lahnga Sadi | Garda Udvalu Jawani Mein | Jitu Prajapati | Super Golden
::2013/08/29::
Play Video
50
Foto Asli Pemeran Prajapati Daksa Di Mahadewa ANTV
Foto Asli Pemeran Prajapati Daksa Di Mahadewa ANTV
::2014/07/17::
NEXT >>
RESULTS [51 .. 101]
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
For the community known as Prajapati, see Kumhar.
An attempt to depict the creative activities of Prajapati, a steel engraving from the 1850s

In Hinduism, Prajapati (Sanskrit: प्रजापति (IAST: prajā-pati)) "lord of creatures" is a group Hindu deity presiding over procreation, and protection of life. Vedic commentators also identify him with the creator referred to in the[1] Nasadiya Sukta.

Prajapati in Vedas[edit]

According to later beliefs in the post-Vedic Era, the Prajapaties were elected democratically. Lord Vishnu was first elected democratically/unanimously as Prajapati (in the North of Aryavarta or Bharta) by all the Rishis and subjects of that era and sat on the throne of Prajapati. Thereafter, Lord Bràhma was elected as Prajapati (in the west of Aryavrat or Bharta), after which Lord Shankar (in the South of Aryavrat or Bharta) or Rudras were elected as Prajapaties. The throne of Prajapati succeeded further and there were about 26 Prajapaties, as mentioned in the Vedas.

Prajapati is a Vedic deity presiding over procreation, and the protection of life. He appears as a creator deity or supreme god vishvakarman above the other Vedic deities in RV 10 and in Brahmana literature. Vedic commentators also identify him with the creator referred to in the Nasadiya Sukta.

In later times, he is identified with Vishnu, Shiva, with the personifications of Time, Fire, the Sun, etc. He is also identified with various mythical progenitors, especially (Manu Smrti 1.34) the ten lords of created beings first created by Brahmā, the Prajapatis Marichi, Atri, Angiras, Pulastya, Pulaha, Kratu, Vasishtha, Prachetas or Daksha, Bhrigu, Nārada.

The Mahabharata mentions, in the words of celestial sage Narada, 14 Prajapatis (lit:caretakers of the Praja) Hiranyagarbha is the source of the creation of the Universe or the manifested cosmos in Indian philosophy, it finds mention in one hymn of the Rigveda (RV 10.121), known as the 'Hiranyagarbha sukta' and presents an important glimpse of the emerging monism, or even monotheism, in the later Vedic period, along with the Nasadiya sukta suggesting a single creator deity predating all other gods (verse 8: yó devéṣv ádhi devá éka âsīt, Griffith: "He is the God of gods, and none beside him."), in the hymn identified as Prajapati.

The Upanishads calls it the Soul of the Universe or Brahman, and elaborates that Hiranyagarbha floated around in emptiness and the darkness of the non-existence for about a year, and then broke into two halves which formed the Swarga and the Prithvi. In classical Puranic Hinduism, Hiranyagarbha is a name of Brahma, so called because he was born from a golden egg (Manusmrti 1.9), while the Mahabharata calls it the Manifest.

Śrīmad Bhāgavatam 8.8.16 cites Vishvakarman as the leader of the prajāpatis, the sons of Lord Brahmā who generate progeny.[2] The eleven lords of created beings first created by Brahmā, which are the Prajapatis:

The Mahabharata mentions, in the words of celestial sage Narada, 14 Prajapatis (lit:caretakers of the Praja) excluding Vishvakarman namely:

  1. Daksha,
  2. Prachetas,
  3. Pulaha,
  4. Marichi,
  5. Kasyapa,
  6. Bhrigu,
  7. Atri,
  8. Vasistha,
  9. Gautama,
  10. Angiras,
  11. Pulastya,
  12. Kratu,
  13. Prahlada and
  14. Kardama

They are the caretakers of the fourteen worlds - seven lokas and seven talas.[4]

Origin of Prajapatis[edit]

The Prajapati community come brahmana warriors are seen as the descendants of Prajapati[citation needed]; Lord Brahmā, Lord Vishnu, Lord Shiva and Maharaj Manu are considered Prajapaties. Prajapati also means protector & preserver (King).

The Mahabharata translated by Kisari Mohan Ganguli (1883-1896), Book 2: Sabha Parva: Lokapala Sabhakhayana Parva, section:XI. p. 25 And Daksha, Prachetas, Pulaha, Marichi, the master Kasyapa, Bhrigu, Atri, and Vasistha and Gautama, and also Angiras, and Pulastya, Kraut, Prahlada, and Kardama, these Prajapatis, and Angirasa of the Atharvan Veda, the Valikhilyas, the Marichipas; Intelligence, Space, Knowledge, Air, Heat, Water, Earth, Sound, Touch, Form, Taste, Scent; Nature, and the Modes (of Nature), and the elemental and prime causes of the world,--all stay in that mansion beside the lord Brahma. And Agastya of great energy, and Markandeya, of great ascetic power, and Jamadagni and Bharadwaja, and Samvarta, and Chyavana, and exalted Durvasa, and the virtuous Rishyasringa, the illustrious 'Sanatkumara' of great ascetic merit and the preceptor in all matters affecting Yoga...

Possible equivalent[edit]

A possible connection between Prajapati (and related figures in Indian tradition) and the Prōtogonos (Greek: Πρωτογόνος) of the Greek Orphic tradition has been made by several scholars.[5][6]

It has been argued that the name of /PRA-JĀ[N]-pati/ ('progeny-potentate') is etymologically equivalent to that of the oracular god at Kolophōn (according to Makrobios[7]), namely /prōtogonos/.

According to Damascius, Prōtogonos (also known as Phanēs) had four heads, those of "a Serpent (Drakōn)... and a bull; a man, and a god,"[8] while in the Brahmāṇḍa Purāṇa Brahmā - identified with Prajapati in several texts - is likewise reckoned as 4-headed [one head each having produced deva-s (gods), ṛṣi-s (sages), pitṛ-s (ancestors), and nara-s (humans)].[9]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Vishvakarma – Architect of the Gods | Mamandram Magazine". Mamandram.org. 2008-10-02. Retrieved 2012-07-12. 
  2. ^ http://vedabase.net/v/visvakarma "viśvakarmā prajāpatiḥ — Viśvakarmā, one of the prajāpatis, the sons of Lord Brahmā who generate progeny.; SB 8.8.16" http://vedabase.net/sb/8/8/16/, httpvedabase.net/v/visvakarma, Extracted on 09:49, 22 December 2010 (UTC)
  3. ^ Yajur veda 18-43 Prajapathirviswakarma mano gandharvasthasya ....
  4. ^ Narada said..
  5. ^ Martin West, Early Greek Philosophy and the Orient. Oxford, Clarendon Press, 1971: 28-34
  6. ^ Kate Alsobrook, "The Beginning of Time: Vedic and Orphic Theogonies and Poetics". M.A. thesis, Florida State University, 2007.
  7. ^ Robert Graves : The Greek Myths. 1955. vol. 1, p. 31, sec. 2.2
  8. ^ [1]
  9. ^ Julius Lipner : The Hindus. Routledge, 1994. p. 45
Wikipedia content is licensed under the GFDL License
Powered by YouTube
LEGAL
  • Mashpedia © 2014