Arhaṇa, Arhana, Ārhaṇa, Arhaṇā: 6 definitions
Arhaṇa 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.
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
1) Arhaṇa (अर्हण).—An attendant on Hari.*
- * Bhāgavata-purāṇa II. 9. 14.
2) Ārhaṇa (आर्हण).—(arhaṇa—Bur.) a chief attendant on Hari.*
- * Bhāgavata-purāṇa II. 9. 14.
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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Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Arhaṇa (अर्हण) or Arhaṇā (अर्हणा).—[arh-bhāve-lyuṭ]
1) Worship, adoration, honour, treating with respect or veneration; अर्हणामर्हते चक्रुर्मुनयो नयचक्षुषे (arhaṇāmarhate cakrurmunayo nayacakṣuṣe) R.1.55; Śi.15.22;14.58; R.11.23; Ms.3.54.
2) A present of honour, requisites for worship; तभुपेयुस्तत्र तत्र पौरा अर्हणपाणयः (tabhupeyustatra tatra paurā arhaṇapāṇayaḥ) Bhāg.9.11.29.
3) A precious jewel; मलिनं यथार्हणमसंस्कृतम् (malinaṃ yathārhaṇamasaṃskṛtam) Bhāg.3.21.47.
Derivable forms: arhaṇam (अर्हणम्).
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Arhaṇā (अर्हणा).—ind. Ved. According to what is due; according to one's means; केतुरर्हणा (keturarhaṇā) Rv.1.127; नृचक्षसो अनिमिषन्तो अर्हणाः (nṛcakṣaso animiṣanto arhaṇāḥ) Rv.1.63.4.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-ṇaṃ-ṇā) Worship, adoration, respect, courtesy, treating with veneration or respect. E. arha to worship, and yuc aff.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Arhaṇa (अर्हण).—i. e. arh + ana. I. n. A token of respect, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 3, 54. Ii. f. ṇā, Worship, adoration, [Pañcatantra] 236, 24.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Arhaṇa (अर्हण):—[from arh] mfn. having a claim to, being entitled to (in [compound]), [Bhāgavata-purāṇa]
2) [v.s. ...] n. deserving, meriting, [Pāṇini 3-3, 111], worship, honour, treating any one ([genitive case]) with respect, [Manu-smṛti iii, 54; Bhāgavata-purāṇa]
3) [v.s. ...] a present of honour, [Mahābhārata i, 130; Bhāgavata-purāṇa]
4) Arhaṇā (अर्हणा):—[from arhaṇa > arh] f. worship, honour, Name [Raghuvaṃśa] etc.
5) [v.s. ...] ind. [Vedic or Veda] [instrumental case] according to what is due, [Ṛg-veda i, 127, 6, x, 63, 4 and 92, 7.]
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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