Karmabandha, Karman-bandha: 5 definitions

Introduction

Karmabandha 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.

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Marathi-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

karmabandha (कर्मबंध).—m (S) The bondage of the law of works. Ex. jō pahuḍalā svānandasāgarīṃ || karmabandhīṃ na paḍē tō ||.

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

karmabandha (कर्मबंध).—m The bondage of the law of works.

context information

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-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Karmabandha (कर्मबन्ध).—confinement to repeated birth, as the consequence of religious acts, good or bad (by which the soul is attached to worldly pleasures &c.); बुद्ध्या युक्तो यथा पार्थ कर्मबन्धं प्रहास्यति (buddhyā yukto yathā pārtha karmabandhaṃ prahāsyati) Bg.2.39.

Derivable forms: karmabandhaḥ (कर्मबन्धः).

Karmabandha is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms karman and bandha (बन्ध). See also (synonyms): karmabandhana.

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

Karmabandha (कर्मबन्ध).—[masculine] the tie or fetter of actions.

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

Karmabandha (कर्मबन्ध):—[=karma-bandha] [from karma > karman] m. the bonds of action (id est. transmigration or repeated existence as a result of actions), [Bhagavad-gītā ii, 39.]

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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. 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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