Antarmukha, aka: Antar-mukha; 5 Definition(s)
Antarmukha means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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.
Dhanurveda (science of warfare)
Antarmukha (अन्तर्मुख) refers to a weapon (“a kind of scissors used in surgery”). It is a Sanskrit word defined in the Dhanurveda-saṃhitā, which contains a list of no less than 117 weapons. The Dhanurveda-saṃhitā is said to have been composed by the sage Vasiṣṭha, who in turn transmitted it trough a tradition of sages, which can eventually be traced to Śiva and Brahmā.Source: Wisdom Library: Dhanurveda
Dhanurveda (धनुर्वेद) refers to the “knowledge of warfare” and, as an upaveda, is associated with the Ṛgveda. It contains instructions on warfare, archery and ancient Indian martial arts, dating back to the 2nd-3rd millennium BCE.
Languages of India and abroad
antarmukha (अंतर्मुख).—a S One ever absorbed in meditation (esp. upon the Deity); abstracted from sensuous objects and attent internally; contemplative.Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
antarmukha (अंतर्मुख).—a Contemplative.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.
Antarmukha is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms antar and mukha (मुख).Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Antarmukha (अन्तर्मुख).—adj. (pendant to Sanskrit bahirmukha), turned towards (loc.): antarmukho nirvāṇe bahirmukhaḥ saṃsārād MSV iv.22.6; this (perh. with MIndic antemukho or antomukho?) was surely the orig. reading in Divy 1.18 (delete na; construe bahirmukhaḥ with the abl. as regularly).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit 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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Sushruta Samhita, volume 1: Sutrasthana (by Kaviraj Kunja Lal Bhishagratna)
Yoga Vasistha [English], Volume 1-4 (by Vihari-Lala Mitra)