Kampamana, Kampamāna: 6 definitions

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Kampamana means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, 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.

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Kampamana in Purana glossary
Source: archive.org: Shiva Purana - English Translation

Kampamāna (कम्पमान) refers to “tremblingly”, according to the Śivapurāṇa 2.3.35 (“The story of Padmā and Pippalāda”).—Accordingly, after Padmā (wife of sage Pippalāda) spoke to Dharma (in the guise of a king): “On hearing the curse of the chaste woman, O lord of mountains, Dharma cast off the guise of a king and assumed his real form. Tremblingly (kampamāna) he spoke thus—‘[...]’”.

Purana book cover
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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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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Kampamana in Pali glossary
Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

kampamāna : (pr.p. of kampati) trembling; wavering. (nt.), trembling; movement.

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Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.

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Marathi-English dictionary

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

kampamāna (कंपमान).—S pop. kampāyamāna p pr Shaking, quaking, trembling.

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

kampamāna (कंपमान).—p Shaking, trembling.

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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»] — Kampamana in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Kampamāna (कम्पमान).—mfn.

(-naḥ-nā-naṃ) Trembling. E. kapi to tremble, śānac aff.

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

Kampamāna (कम्पमान):—[(naḥ-nā-naṃ) p.] Trembling.

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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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