Anjani, aka: Añjanī, Āñjanī; 6 Definition(s)
Anjani means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, Marathi. 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.
Añjanī (अञ्जनी).—The mother of Hanumān.*
- * Vāyu-purāṇa 60. 73.
The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.
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añjanī : (f.) a collyrium box or a brush to apply collyrium with.(Source): BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
Añjanī, (f.) (fr. añjana) a box for ointment, a collyrium pot Vin.I, 203, 204; II, 135; IV, 168; M.II, 65 = Th.1, 773. (Page 13)(Source): Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.
āñjaṇī (आंजणी).—f C āñjaralī f C A sty on the eyelid.(Source): DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
āñjaṇī (आंजणी).—f A sty on the eyelid.(Source): DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.
Añjanī (अञ्जनी).—[ajyate candanakuṅkumādibhirasau, añj-karmaṇi-lyuṭa ṅīp]
1) A woman decorated with the application of pigments, ointments, sandal &c., or one fit for such application.
2) [karaṇe-lyuṭ] Name of two plants कटुकावृक्ष (kaṭukāvṛkṣa) and कालाञ्जनवृक्ष (kālāñjanavṛkṣa).
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1) Ointment, especially for the eyes.
2) A box filled with the ointment; आञ्जनीः कङ्कतान्कूर्चांश्छत्राणि च धनूंषि च (āñjanīḥ kaṅkatānkūrcāṃśchatrāṇi ca dhanūṃṣi ca) Rām.2.91.77.(Source): DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. 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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