Hanta, Hantā: 7 definitions
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.
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
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.
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Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
hantā (हंता).—a S That strikes or hits. 2 That kills.
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-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Hanta (हन्त).—ind. A particle implying
1) Joy, surprise, flurry (oh !); हन्त भो लब्धं मया स्वास्थ्यम् (hanta bho labdhaṃ mayā svāsthyam) Ś.4; हन्त प्रवृत्तं संगीतकम् (hanta pravṛttaṃ saṃgītakam) M.1.
2) Compassion, pity; पुत्रक हन्त ते धानाकाः (putraka hanta te dhānākāḥ) G. M.
3) Grief (oh !, alas !); हन्त धिङ् मामधन्यम् (hanta dhiṅ māmadhanyam) U.1. 42;
-smarāmi hanta smarāmi U.1; काचमूल्येन विकीतो हन्त चिन्तामणिर्मया (kācamūlyena vikīto hanta cintāmaṇirmayā) Śānti.1.12; Me.16.
4) Good luck or benediction.
5) It is often used as an inceptive particle (expressive of an exhortation to do any thing, or asking attention); हन्तास्मिञ्जन्मनि भवान्न मां द्रष्टुमिहार्हति (hantāsmiñjanmani bhavānna māṃ draṣṭumihārhati) Bhāg. 1.6.22; Bṛ. Up.2.4.1; हन्त ते कथयिष्यामि (hanta te kathayiṣyāmi) Rām.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Hanta (हन्त).—Ind. 1. An inceptive particle. 2. An exclamation of grief, (ah, alas !) 3. Of pity. 4. Of pleasure. 5. Of hurry or haste. 6. Of joy. 7. Of surprise. E. han to kill, ta aff.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Hanta (हन्त).—interj. come! go to! well! often repeated or [with] hā.
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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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]
Shrimad Bhagavad-gita (by Narayana Gosvami)
Verse 10.19 < [Chapter 10 - Vibhūti-yoga (appreciating the opulences of the Supreme Lord)]
Verse 2.19 < [Chapter 2 - Sāṅkhya-yoga (Yoga through distinguishing the Soul from the Body)]
Verse 13.13 < [Chapter 13 - Prakṛti-puruṣa-vibhāga-yoga]
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)]
Katha Upanishad with Shankara’s Commentary (by S. Sitarama Sastri)
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]
Bhajana-Rahasya (by Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakura Mahasaya)