Hanta, aka: Hantā; 2 Definition(s)
Hanta 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.
Hantā (हन्ता).—One of the 20 of Amitābha gaṇa.*
- * Vāyu-purāṇa 100. 16.
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.
Languages of India and abroad
hantā (हंता).—a S That strikes or hits. 2 That kills.(Source): DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
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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Brihad Bhagavatamrita (by Śrīla Sanātana Gosvāmī)
Verse 2.6.344 < [Chapter 6 - Abhīṣṭa-lābha: The Attainment of All Desires]
Verse 2.5.109 < [Chapter 5 - Prema: Love of God]
Verse 2.4.114 < [Chapter 4 - Vaikuṇṭha: The Spiritual Kingdom]
The Brihadaranyaka Upanishad (by Swāmī Mādhavānanda)
Section VIII - Meditation on the Vedas as a Cow < [Chapter V]
Section V - Yajnavalkya and Maitreyi (II) < [Chapter IV]
Section IV - Yajnavalkya and Maitreyi (I) < [Chapter II]
Sri Bhakti-rasamrta-sindhu (by Śrīla Rūpa Gosvāmī)
Verse 3.2.100 < [Part 2 - Affection and Service (dāsya-rasa)]
Verse 2.5.70 < [Part 5 - Permanent Ecstatic Mood (sthāyī-bhāva)]
Verse 2.4.229 < [Part 4 - Transient Ecstatic Disturbances (vyābhicāri-bhāva)]
Verse 1.2.19 < [Adyaya I, Valli II - The pursuit of Knowledge and Yoga]
Verse 2.2.6 < [Adyaya II, Valli II - The soul after death]
Pāraskara-gṛhya-sūtra (by Pāraskara)
The Markandeya Purana (by Frederick Eden Pargiter)