Kimartham, Kim-artham: 6 definitions
Kimartham 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.
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Kimartham (किमर्थम्).—ind. why, wherefore.
Kimartham is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms kim and artham (अर्थम्).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Kimartham (किमर्थम्).—ind. What for, wherefore, why. E. kim and artha object.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Kimartham (किमर्थम्):—[=kim-artham] [from kim-artha] ind. from what motive? what for? wherefore? why? [Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa xiv; Mahābhārata etc.]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Kimartham (किमर्थम्):—[kima+rtham] adv. Wherefore? why?
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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 (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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Bhakti-rasamrta-sindhu (by Śrīla Rūpa Gosvāmī)
Verse 2.4.11 < [Part 4 - Transient Ecstatic Disturbances (vyābhicāri-bhāva)]
Brahma Sutras (Shankaracharya) (by George Thibaut)
III, 3, 50 < [Third Adhyāya, Third Pāda]
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