pras cl.1. A1. {prasate} , to extend , spread , diffuse to bring forth young. 2 prAs ({pra-} 1. {as}) P. {prAsti} to be in front of or in an extraordinary degree , excel , preponderate 3 prAs ({pra-} 2. {as}) P. {prAsyati} to throw or hurl forth , throw into (loc.) cast , discharge (a missile) to upset (with {aMzam}) to cast lots , lay a wager The Meruprastara has the Sri yantra in a pyramidal form.