Jrimbhana, Jṛmbhana: 13 definitions


Jrimbhana 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.

The Sanskrit term Jṛmbhana can be transliterated into English as Jrmbhana or Jrimbhana, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Jrimbhana in Purana glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Jṛmbhana (जृम्भन).—A commander of Bhaṇḍa.*

  • * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa IV. 21. 80.
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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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Shaktism (Shakta philosophy)

[«previous next»] — Jrimbhana in Shaktism glossary
Source: Google Books: Manthanabhairavatantram

1) Jṛmbhana (जृम्भन) refers to “sleep”, according to Tantric texts such as the Kubjikāmata-tantra, the earliest popular and most authoritative Tantra of the Kubjikā cult.—HRĪṂ is the seed-syllable of Māyā and Lakṣmī. It belongs to Viṣṇu and corresponds to the element Water. Its form is like a wheel of fire (alātacakra). [...] The Kubjikāmatatantra also attributes magical powers to the Five Praṇavas, which are said to bring about sexual arousal (drāvaṇa), disturbance (kṣobha), delusion (moha), sleep (jṛmbhana) and the desiccation of the enemy’s body (śoṣaṇa), respectively.

2) Jṛmbhaṇa (जृम्भण) refers to one of the eight Heroes (vīra-aṣṭaka) associated with Jālandhara (which is in the southern quarter), according to the Manthānabhairavatantra, a vast sprawling work that belongs to a corpus of Tantric texts concerned with the worship of the goddess Kubjikā.—[...] The eight heroes: Ananta, Jvāla, Jṛmbhaṇa, Stambhana, Mohana, Stambhakārī, Saṃkarṣaṇa, Vighnāntaka.

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Shakta (शाक्त, śākta) or Shaktism (śāktism) represents a tradition of Hinduism where the Goddess (Devi) is revered and worshipped. Shakta literature includes a range of scriptures, including various Agamas and Tantras, although its roots may be traced back to the Vedas.

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Marathi-English dictionary

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

jṛmbhaṇa (जृंभण).—n S jṛmbhā f S Gaping, yawning; a gape or yawn. v ghē.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

jṛmbhaṇa (जृंभण).—n jṛmbhā f A gape or yawn. Gaping, yawning.

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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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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Jrimbhana in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Jṛmbhaṇa (जृम्भण).—a. [jṛmbh-bhāve lyuṭ] Causing to gape or yawn.

-ṇam 1 Gaping, yawning.

2) Stretching (the limbs); (aṅgāni) मुहुर्मुहुर्जृम्भणतत्पराणि (muhurmuhurjṛmbhaṇatatparāṇi) Ṛtusaṃhāra 6.9.

3) Blossoming, blooming; मालती शिरसि जृम्भणोन्मुखी (mālatī śirasi jṛmbhaṇonmukhī) Bhartṛhari 1.25.

4) Causing unconsciousness; हरस्य जृम्भणं युद्धे (harasya jṛmbhaṇaṃ yuddhe) Bhāgavata 12.12.38.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Jṛmbhaṇa (जृम्भण).—n.

(-ṇaṃ) 1. Gaping, yawning. 2. Blowing. E. jṛbhi to yawan, affix bhāve lyuṭ.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Jṛmbhaṇa (जृम्भण).—i. e. jṛmbh + ana, I. adj. Causing to gape, [Rāmāyaṇa] 1, 56, 7. Ii. n. 1. Yawning, [Vedāntasāra, (in my Chrestomathy.)] in Chr. 207, 16. 2. Opening, as a flower, [Bhartṛhari, (ed. Bohlen.)] 1, 24. 3. Stretching, [Ṛtusaṃhāra] 6, 9.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Jṛmbhaṇa (जृम्भण).—[adjective] causing to yawn; [neuter] = [preceding]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Jṛmbhaṇa (जृम्भण):—[from jṛmbh] mfn. causing to yawn, [Harivaṃśa; Rāmāyaṇa i, 56, 7; Bhāgavata-purāṇa iii, x]

2) [v.s. ...] n. yawning, [Suśruta; Varāha-mihira’s Bṛhat-saṃhitā; Bhāgavata-purāṇa v; Vedāntasāra]

3) [v.s. ...] stretching the limbs, slackness, [Ṛtusaṃhāra; Vetāla-pañcaviṃśatikā]

4) [v.s. ...] bursting open, blossoming, [Bhartṛhari i, 24.]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Jṛmbhaṇa (जृम्भण):—(ṇaṃ) 1. n. Gaping; blowing.

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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). 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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Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Jrimbhana in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Jṛṃbhaṇa (ಜೃಂಭಣ):—[noun] = ಜೃಂಭ - [jrimbha -]1 & 4.

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