Animittalinganasha, Animittaliṅganāśa, Animitta-linganasha: 3 definitions



Animittalinganasha means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

The Sanskrit term Animittaliṅganāśa can be transliterated into English as Animittalinganasa or Animittalinganasha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Animittaliṅganāśa (अनिमित्तलिङ्गनाश).—a kind of ophthalmic disease ending in total darkness.

Derivable forms: animittaliṅganāśaḥ (अनिमित्तलिङ्गनाशः).

Animittaliṅganāśa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms animitta and liṅganāśa (लिङ्गनाश).

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

Animittaliṅganāśa (अनिमित्तलिङ्गनाश):—[=a-nimitta-liṅga-nāśa] [from a-nimitta] m. ‘unaccountable loss of distinct vision’, Name of an ophthalmic disease ending in total blindness (perhaps amaurosis).

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

Animittaliṅganāśa (अनिमित्तलिङ्गनाश):—[karmadharaya compound] m.

(-śaḥ) (In medicine.) A dis-ease of the pupil of the eye, when the whole crystalline lens is affected; it is described as being produced ‘by the sight of the divine Ṛṣis, the Gandharvas, the great Serpents and luminous bodies’ and causing the entire loss of vision. See also liṅganāśa and sanimittaliṅganāśa. E. animitta and liṅganāśa.

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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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