Karmasamnyasa, Karmasamnyāsa, Karmasannyasa, Karmasannyāsa, Karma-sannyasa: 3 definitions

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Karmasamnyasa means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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»] — Karmasamnyasa in Purana glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Karmasamnyāsa (कर्मसम्न्यास).—Leads to brahmaṇya.*

  • * Vāyu-purāṇa 57. 118.
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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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Vaishnavism (Vaishava dharma)

[«previous next»] — Karmasamnyasa in Vaishnavism glossary
Source: Pure Bhakti: Bhagavad-gita (4th edition)

Karmasannyāsa (कर्मसन्न्यास) refers to “renunciation of fruitive work”. (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

Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Karmasamnyasa in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Karmasaṃnyāsa (ಕರ್ಮಸಂನ್ಯಾಸ):—[noun] = ಕರ್ಮಸನ್ಯಾಸ [karmasanyasa].

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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