Drishyamana, Dṛśyamāna: 5 definitions


Drishyamana means something in Jainism, Prakrit, Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, Hindi. 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 Dṛśyamāna can be transliterated into English as Drsyamana or Drishyamana, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Alternative spellings of this word include Darshyman.

In Jainism

General definition (in Jainism)

[«previous next»] — Drishyamana in Jainism glossary
Source: The University of Sydney: A study of the Twelve Reflections

Dṛśyamāna (दृश्यमान) refers to “considering”, according to the 11th century Jñānārṇava, a treatise on Jain Yoga in roughly 2200 Sanskrit verses composed by Śubhacandra.—Accordingly, “Also, consider (dṛśyamāna) that the state of being a mighty lord over gods, snakes and men, which is like a rainbow, immediately becomes annihilated by itself”.

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Jainism is an Indian religion of Dharma whose doctrine revolves around harmlessness (ahimsa) towards every living being. The two major branches (Digambara and Svetambara) of Jainism stimulate self-control (or, shramana, ‘self-reliance’) and spiritual development through a path of peace for the soul to progess to the ultimate goal.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Drishyamana in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

dṛśyamāna (दृश्यमान).—p pr S Appearing, being now visible unto or under the vision of.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

dṛśyamāna (दृश्यमान).—p pr Appearing, being now visible to or under the vision of.

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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.

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Hindi dictionary

[«previous next»] — Drishyamana in Hindi glossary
Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Dṛśyamāna (दृश्यमान) [Also spelled darshyman]:—(a) visible, perceptible, tangible; apparent, obvious; hence ~[] (nf).

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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Drishyamana in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Dṛśyamāna (दृश्यमान) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Sujjhaṃta.

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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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