Kamena, Kāmena: 2 definitions


Kamena means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Kāmena (कामेन).—ind.

1) Of one's own accord, willingly.

2) Voluntarily, knowingly, intentionally, wilfully; Manusmṛti 4.13; पदा स्पृष्टं च कामतः (padā spṛṣṭaṃ ca kāmataḥ) Y.1.168.

3) From passion or feeling, lustfully; भ्रातुर्मृतस्य भार्यायां योऽनुरज्येत कामतः (bhrāturmṛtasya bhāryāyāṃ yo'nurajyeta kāmataḥ) Manusmṛti 3.173.

4) At will, freely, unrestrained.

See also (synonyms): kāmatas.

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

Kāmena (कामेन):—[from kāma] ind. out of affection or love for

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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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