Ganana, Gaṇanā: 14 definitions
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India history and geogprahySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary
Gaṇanā.—(EI 20), accountancy. (CII 1), ‘taking into account’. Note: gaṇanā is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.
The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.
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Pali-English dictionarySource: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
gaṇanā : (f.) number; counting; arithmetic.Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Gaṇanā, (f.) counting, i.e. 1. counting up, arithmetic, number J.I, 29; Vism.278 sq.; Miln.79; VvA.194. ‹-› 2. counting, census, statistics; Tikap. 94; J.I, 35; Miln.4 (senā °ṃ kāretvā); DhA.I, 11, 34.—3. the art of counting, arithmetics as a study & a profession, forbidden to the bhikkhus Vin.I, 77=IV.129 (°ṃ sikkhati to study ar.); D.I, 11 (expl. DA.I, 95 by acchiddaka-gaṇanā); M.I, 85; III, 1 (°ājīva); DA.I, 157. —gaṇana-patha (time-) reckoning, period of time Miln.20, 116. (Page 241)
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.
Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
gaṇana (गणन).—n (S) Counting or numbering. 2 Amount or sum.
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gaṇanā (गणना).—f (S) Counting or computing. 2 fig. Reckoning, regarding, esteeming.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
gaṇana (गणन).—n Counting, numbering. Sum.
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
Gaṇana (गणन).—[gaṇ-bhāve lyuṭ]
1) Counting, calculation.
2) Adding, enumerating.
3) Considering, supposing, regarding.
4) Believing, thinking.
-nā Calculation, consideration, regard, account; का वा गणना सचेतनेषु अपगतचेतनान्यपि संघट्टयितुमलम् (kā vā gaṇanā sacetaneṣu apagatacetanānyapi saṃghaṭṭayitumalam) (madanaḥ) K.157 (what need we say of &c.; cf. kathā.); तन्त्रिणां वा तृणानां वा राजन्का गणना रणे (tantriṇāṃ vā tṛṇānāṃ vā rājankā gaṇanā raṇe) Rāj. T.5.39; Me.1,89; R.11.66; Śi.16. 59; Amaru.67.
Derivable forms: gaṇanam (गणनम्).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-naṃ-nā) 1. Counting, enumerating. 2. Arithmetic. E. gaṇ to count, yuc aff.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Gaṇana (गणन).—[gaṇ + ana], n. and f. nā. 1. Counting, [Pañcatantra] pr. [distich] 7. 2. Calculation, settlement, [Rājataraṅgiṇī] 5, 237. 3. Annumerating, [Raghuvaṃśa, (ed. Stenzler.)] 8, 94. 4. Consideration, [Daśakumāracarita] in
Gaṇana (गणन).—[neuter] nā [feminine] numbering, calculation; taking into account.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Gaṇana (गणन):—[from gaṇ] n. reckoning, counting, calculation, [Pāṇini 5-4, 17; Pañcatantra; Hitopadeśa]
2) Gaṇanā (गणना):—[from gaṇana > gaṇ] a f. idem, [Mahābhārata iii; Meghadūta; Raghuvaṃśa] etc.
3) [v.s. ...] the being enumerated among (in [compound]), [Raghuvaṃśa viii, 94]
4) [v.s. ...] considering, supposing, [Daśakumāra-carita vii, 185; Hitopadeśa]
5) [v.s. ...] regarding, taking notice of ([genitive case]), consideration, [Prabodha-candrodaya i, 20/21; Rājataraṅgiṇī v, 308.]
6) [v.s. ...] b f. of na q.v.
[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung
1) n. das Zählen , Aufzählen , Herzählen. —
2) f. ā — a) dass. [Indische sprüche 7190] (Pl.). nava gaṇanāmeti so v.a. ist neun an der Zahl. — b) das Gezähltwerden zu (im Comp. vorangehend). — c) das in Anschlag bringen , Hochanschlagen , Gewicht legen auf (Gen.).
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Anapana Sati (by Ven. Mahathera Nauyane Ariyadhamma)
Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra (by Gelongma Karma Migme Chödrön)
The Saddharmapuṇḍarīka-sūtra < [Part 3 - Mastering the four great elements]
2. By practicing just one virtue < [Part 5 - Ways of acquiring Prajñāpmaramitā]
2. Actions producing the thirty-two marks (dvātriṃśallakṣaṇa) < [Part 4 - The Bodhisattva in the Abhidharma system]
Vinaya Pitaka (3): Khandhaka (by I. B. Horner)
Allowance to learn the counting of the fortnights, etc. < [2. Observance (Uposatha)]
Bhajana-Rahasya (by Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakura Mahasaya)
Vinaya Pitaka (1): Bhikkhu-vibhanga (the analysis of Monks’ rules) (by I. B. Horner)
The Brahmanda Purana (by G.V. Tagare)