Avaranashakti, Āvaraṇaśakti, Avarana-shakti: 5 definitions
Avaranashakti 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.
The Sanskrit term Āvaraṇaśakti can be transliterated into English as Avaranasakti or Avaranashakti, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
āvaraṇaśakti (आवरणशक्ति).—f Misused for āvarakaśakti.
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āvaraṇaśakti (आवरणशक्ति).—f S The power of illusion (i. e. of māyā or the illusive veil overspreading all things).
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.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Āvaraṇaśakti (आवरणशक्ति).—mental ignorance (which veils the real nature of things).
Derivable forms: āvaraṇaśaktiḥ (आवरणशक्तिः).
Āvaraṇaśakti is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms āvaraṇa and śakti (शक्ति).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-ktiḥ) The power of illusion, that which veils the real nature of things. E. āvaraṇa and śakti power.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Āvaraṇaśakti (आवरणशक्ति):—[=ā-varaṇa-śakti] [from ā-varaṇa > ā-vṛ] f. the power of illusion (that which veils the real nature of things), [Vedāntasāra]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Āvaraṇaśakti (आवरणशक्ति):—[ā-varaṇa-śakti] (ktiḥ) 2. f. Power of illusion or making invisible.
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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