Jadagranthi, Jaḍagranthi: 1 definition



Jadagranthi means something in 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.

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

jaḍagranthi (जडग्रंथि).—m S (The knot of matter or material substance.) The connection of the ātmā or caitanya (spirit) with a jaḍa (body), and, thus, with outward things and all materiality. Ex. ahaṃ sukhī duḥkhī yēṇēṃ ākārēṃ ahantā lakṣaṇa vṛtti sphurē tē savikāra tusēni ā- dhārēṃ uṭhī ja0 ॥. Also ja0 suṭalā mhaṇajē jñānaprāpti.

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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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