Kamyakarma, Kāmyakarma, Kamya-karma: 2 definitions

Introduction

Kamyakarma 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.

In Hinduism

Vaishnavism (Vaishava dharma)

Source: Pure Bhakti: Bhagavad-gita (4th edition)

Kāmyakarma (काम्यकर्म) refers to “fruitive activities”. (cf. Glossary page from Śrīmad-Bhagavad-Gītā).

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Vaishnava (वैष्णव, vaiṣṇava) or vaishnavism (vaiṣṇavism) represents a tradition of Hinduism worshipping Vishnu as the supreme Lord. Similar to the Shaktism and Shaivism traditions, Vaishnavism also developed as an individual movement, famous for its exposition of the dashavatara (‘ten avatars of Vishnu’).

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

kāmyakarma (काम्यकर्म).—n (S) A work or deed not obligatory, but performed for the sake of some reward attached to performance: opp. to nityakarma & naimittikakarma.

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

kāmyakarma (काम्यकर्म).—n A work not obligatory but performed for the sake of some reward attached to the performance of it.

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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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