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prakriti   Term Image (prakṛti) Script Image
(Language:  Sanskrit)
Alternate Spellings: prakrti
Short Description: Literally, "making first."
Long Description: Literally, "making first" (see materia prima); the fundamental, "feminine" substance or material cause of all things; see "purusha (puruṣa)."
Source(s): The Fullness of God: Frithjof Schuon on Christianity, by Frithjof Schuon, edited by Dr. James S. Cutsinger
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Related Terms: purusha materia prima
Provided By: Dictionary of Spiritual Terms