Kanana, Kānana: 14 definitions
Kanana 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.
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: JatLand: List of Mahabharata people and places
Kānana (कानन) is a name mentioned in the Mahābhārata (cf. VI.52.9, IX.44.81) and represents one of the many proper names used for people and places. Note: The Mahābhārata (mentioning Kānana) is a Sanskrit epic poem consisting of 100,000 ślokas (metrical verses) and is over 2000 years old.
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.
Ayurveda (science of life)Source: Wisdom Library: Raj Nighantu
Kānana (कानन) refers to “forest” according to the second chapter (dharaṇyādi-varga) of the 13th-century Raj Nighantu or Rājanighaṇṭu (an Ayurvedic encyclopedia). The Dharaṇyādi-varga covers the lands, soil, mountains, jungles [viz., Kānana] and vegetation’s relations between trees and plants and substances, with their various kinds.
Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.
Languages of India and abroad
Pali-English dictionarySource: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
kānana : (nt.) forest; grove.Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Kānana, (nt.) (cp. Sk. kānana) a glade in the forest, a grove, wood Sn. 1134 (=Nd2 s. v. vanasaṇḍa); Th. 2, 254 (=ThA. 210 upavana); J. VI, 557; Sdhp. 574. (Page 203)
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.
Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
kānana (कानन).—n S A forest, wood, grove. Ex. kīṃ pāpa- kānana nicārī || hē dāvāgni kēvaḷa pai ||.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
kānana (कानन).—n A wood, forest, grove.
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.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Kanana (कनन).—a. One-eyed; cf. काण (kāṇa).
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1) A forest, a grove; R.12.27,13.18; छन्नोपान्तः परिणतफलज्योतिभिः काननाम्रैः (channopāntaḥ pariṇataphalajyotibhiḥ kānanāmraiḥ) Me.18,44; काननावनि (kānanāvani) forest-ground.
2) The mouth of Brahmā.
3) A house. cf. काननं विपिने गेहे परमेष्ठिमुखेऽपि च (kānanaṃ vipine gehe parameṣṭhimukhe'pi ca) Med.
Derivable forms: kānanam (काननम्).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-naḥ-nā-naṃ) One-eyed. E. kan to shine, yuc aff.
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Kānana (कानन).—nf. (-naṃ-nī) 1. A forest, a grove. 2. The face of Brahma. 3. A house. E. kani to shine, in the causal form, and lyuṭ affix, or ka Brahma, and ānana a face.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Kānana (कानन).—n. 1. A forest, [Hiḍimbavadha] 1, 42. 2. A grove, [Rāmāyaṇa] 3, 68, 12.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Kānana (कानन).—[neuter] forest; nānta [neuter] region of the [feminine]; naukas [masculine] ape (inhabitant of the [feminine]).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Kānana (कानन):—1. kānana n. (said to be [from] √kan) a forest, grove (sometimes in connection with vana), [Rāmāyaṇa; Nalopākhyāna; Raghuvaṃśa; Pañcatantra; Suśruta]
2) (ifc. f(ā). , [Rāmāyaṇa; Raghuvaṃśa])
3) a house, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
4) 2. kānana n. ([from] 3. ka + ānana), the face of Brahmā, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Kanana (कनन):—[(naḥ-nā-naṃ) a.] One-eyed.
2) Kānana (कानन):—(naṃ) 1. n. A forest, a grove; face of Brahmā a; house.
[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch
Kanana (कनन):—adj. einäugig [Hemacandra’s Abhidhānacintāmaṇi 453.] — Vgl. kāṇa .
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Kānana (कानन):—1. n. [Siddhāntakaumudī.249,a,8.]
1) Wald [Amarakoṣa 2, 4, 1, 1. 3, 4, 18, 129.] [Hemacandra’s Abhidhānacintāmaṇi 1110.] [Anekārthasaṃgraha 3, 366.] [Medinīkoṣa Nalopākhyāna 51. Nalopākhyāna 12, 23. 44.] [Hiḍimbavadha 1, 42.] [Suśruta 1, 22, 8.] [Raghuvaṃśa 12, 27.] [Meghadūta 18. 43.] In Verbindung mit vana Wald: parvataṃ bahukūṭam — sakānanavanam [Rāmāyaṇa 3, 68, 12. 6, 2, 15.] kānanavanāni [Pañcatantra III, 271.] Am Ende eines adj. comp. f. ā [Rāmāyaṇa 1, 37, 17. 3, 25, 26. 6, 72, 13.] [Raghuvaṃśa 13, 18.] —
2) Haus [Hemacandra’s Anekārthasaṃgraha] [Medinīkoṣa]
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Kānana (कानन):—2. (2. ka + ānana) n. Brahman's Antlitz [Hemacandra’s Anekārthasaṃgraha 3, 366.] [Medinīkoṣa Nalopākhyāna 51.]
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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Brihad Bhagavatamrita (commentary) (by Śrī Śrīmad Bhaktivedānta Nārāyana Gosvāmī Mahārāja)
Verse 1.1.73-74 < [Chapter 1 - Bhauma (the earthly plane)]
Verse 2.2.28 < [Chapter 2 - Jñāna (knowledge)]
Verse 1.1.70-72 < [Chapter 1 - Bhauma (the earthly plane)]
Apadana commentary (Atthakatha) (by U Lu Pe Win)
Commentary on Biography of the thera Sakacinteniya < [Chapter 7 - Sakacintaniyavagga (section on Sakacintaniya)]
Commentary on Biography of the thera Bhisadāyaka < [Chapter 7 - Sakacintaniyavagga (section on Sakacintaniya)]
Sri Bhakti-rasamrta-sindhu (by Śrīla Rūpa Gosvāmī)
List of Mahabharata people and places (by Laxman Burdak)
List of Mahabharata tribes (by Laxman Burdak)
The Padma Purana (by N.A. Deshpande)