Anahatanada, Anāhatanāda, Anahata-nada: 3 definitions


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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Anāhatanāda (अनाहतनाद).—Sound ओम् (om).

Derivable forms: anāhatanādaḥ (अनाहतनादः).

Anāhatanāda is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms anāhata and nāda (नाद).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Anāhatanāda (अनाहतनाद):—[=an-āhata-nāda] [from an-āhata] m. a sound produced otherwise than by beating

2) [v.s. ...] the sound om.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Goldstücker Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Anāhatanāda (अनाहतनाद):—[karmadharaya compound] m.

(-taḥ) A sound not produced in the ordinary manner; the mysterious sound (om) which is heard in consequence of religious meditation and which is said ‘not to give pleasure, but eternal bliss’; unlike the āhatanāda (q. v.) or the real musical sound. E. anāhata and nāda.

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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.

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