Karmanishtha, aka: Karmaniṣṭha, Karman-nishtha; 3 Definition(s)


Karmanishtha 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.

The Sanskrit term Karmaniṣṭha can be transliterated into English as Karmanistha or Karmanishtha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Marathi-English dictionary

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karmaniṣṭha (कर्मनिष्ठ).—a (S) Exact in the observance of all enjoined rites and acts.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

karmaniṣṭha (कर्मनिष्ठ).—a Exact in the observance of all enjoined rites and acts.

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

Karmanishtha in Sanskrit glossary... « previous · [K] · next »

Karmaniṣṭha (कर्मनिष्ठ).—a. devoted to the performance of religious acts; अग्निर्वीरं श्रुत्यं कर्मनिष्ठाम् (agnirvīraṃ śrutyaṃ karmaniṣṭhām) Rv.1.8.1; Ms.3.134.

Karmaniṣṭha is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms karman and niṣṭha (निष्ठ).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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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