Kalpana, aka: Kalpanā; 3 Definition(s)
Kalpana 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.
Kalpanā (कल्पना).—A mindborn mother.*
- * Matsya-purāṇa 179. 25.
The Purāṇas (पुराण, purana) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahāpurāṇas total over 400,000 ślokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.
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kalpanā (कल्पना).—f (S) A thought or an idea; a fancy conceived, or an image formed, in the mind. 2 A plan, scheme, device, invention. 3 Sentiment, fancy, imagery, conceit: also a fiction, a fancy, a mental creation. 4 A conjecture, fancy, imagination, a mere conception. 5 A design, purpose, intention. 6 A doubt, apprehension, misgiving. Ex. kalpanēcī bādhā na hō kōṇē kāḷīṃ || hī santa- maṇḍaḷī sukhī asō ||. 7 An assumption, supposition, hypothesis. 8 The art of arrangement or construction (of words or sentences). Ex. padēṃ jarīṃ ṭhāūka asalīṃ tarīṃ vākyācī ka0 karaṇyāsa bōlaṇyā- cā abhyāsa pāhijē. 9 The art, trick, secret (as of an ingenious contrivance); the plan of its construction, the mode of its operation &c.(Source): DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
kalpanā (कल्पना).—f A plan. A thought, sentiment. A doubt.(Source): DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
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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kliṣṭa-kalpanā (क्लिष्ट-कल्पना).—f A tortuous, wild, extrava- gant or a forced, far-fetched, st...
ucchiṣṭa-kalpanā (उच्छिष्ट-कल्पना).—f A stale invention or thought.
śāstrīya kalpanā (शास्त्रीय कल्पना).—f (S) An imagination, notion, fancy, or thought according ...
kṣudra kalpanā (क्षुद्र कल्पना).—f (S) A light, trifling, or silly imagination or thought.
Vyavadhāraṇakalpana (व्यवधारणकल्पन).—(ety.) one of the ten lakṣaṇas of the Brāhmaṇas.** V...
padara (पदर).—m An end of a cloth. An ornamen- tal border. A fold. Affinity. Lap or any cloth o...
1) Abādha (अबाध).—Similarity of one phonetic element, for instance, in the case of ऐ (ai) with ...
jaḍa (जड).—a Heavy. Fig. Dull, stupid, slug gish, slow. Cold, apathetic. Heavy of digestion. Gr...
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haṃ (हं).—An interj. indicating attention, assent.--- OR --- hāṃ (हां).—ad A particle expressin...
bhulī (भुली).—f Stupefaction; forgetfulness.
jaḍyā (जड्या).—a A jeweller, a setter of jewels.--- OR --- jāḍyā (जाड्या).—a Thick, Coarse-clot...
Kappana, (nt.) (fr. kappeti, cp. Sk. kalpana) the act of preparing, fixing; that which is fixe...
kṣaṇikabuddhī (क्षणिकबुद्धी).—a Changeful, unstable.
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Search found 15 books and stories containing Kalpana or Kalpanā. You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
Mandukya Karika, verse 4.83 < [Chapter IV - Alatashanti Prakarana (Quenching the firebrand)]
Mandukya Karika, verse 2.33 < [Chapter II - Vaitathya Prakarana (Illusion)]
Mandukya Karika, verse 4.82 < [Chapter IV - Alatashanti Prakarana (Quenching the firebrand)]
Vivekachudamani (by Shankara)
Brihad Bhagavatamrita (by Śrīla Sanātana Gosvāmī)
Verse 2.2.198 < [Chapter 2 - Jñāna: Knowledge]
Verse 2.7.80 < [Chapter 7 - Jagad-ānanda: The Bliss of the Worlds]
A History of Indian Philosophy Volume 2 (by Surendranath Dasgupta)
Part 4 - Karma, Manas and the Categories < [Chapter XII - The Philosophy of the Yogavāsiṣṭha]
Part 9 - Maṇḍana (a.d. 800) < [Chapter XI - The Śaṅkara School of Vedānta (continued)]
Part 12 - The Psychological Views and other Ontological Categories < [Chapter XIII - Speculations in the Medical Schools]
The Buddhist Philosophy of Universal Flux (by Satkari Mookerjee)
Chapter XVII - Perception in Dignāga’s School of Philosophy < [Part II - Logic and Epistemology]
A History of Indian Philosophy Volume 1 (by Surendranath Dasgupta)
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