Hrim, aka: Hrīṃ; 2 Definition(s)

Introduction

Hrim means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Jainism, Prakrit. 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.

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

Hrīṃ is the Maya or illusion bija or seed mantra. The mantra Hrīṃ to the Sun and the Goddess also increases Pitta, but not in a harsh or overt manner.

The mantra “Hrīṃ” heps calm our minds and also psychologically gives us warmth and is also said to be the Maya-bīja or the seed-mantra that increases illusory powers or energies of the great Goddess. It also relates to our emotions on a deeper level.

Source: Google Books: Exploring Mantric Ayurveda
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Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.

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In Jainism

General definition (in Jainism)

Hrīṃ (ह्रीं).—It is a seed mantra. It represents invisible sound, infinity and divine energy of all tīrthankaras. While meditating hrīṃ one experiences sublimating of 24 tīrthankaras.

Source: Shodhganga: A cultural study on the jain western Indian illustrated manuscripts
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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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