Klinna, Klinnā: 14 definitions


Klinna means something in Buddhism, Pali, 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.

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

Source: WorldCat: Rāj nighaṇṭu

Klinnā (क्लिन्ना) is another name for Śvetakaṇṭakārī, a medicinal plant related to Kaṇṭakārī, according to verse 4.33-36 of the 13th-century Raj Nighantu or Rājanighaṇṭu. The fourth chapter (śatāhvādi-varga) of this book enumerates eighty varieties of small plants (pṛthu-kṣupa). Together with the names Klinnā and Śvetakaṇṭakārī, there are a total of twenty-four Sanskrit synonyms identified for this plant.

Source: gurumukhi.ru: Ayurveda glossary of terms

1) Klinna (क्लिन्न):—Wetting of the material by using prescribed liquids

2) [klinnaṃ] Moistened, Wet

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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.

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Shaktism (Shakta philosophy)

Source: Google Books: Manthanabhairavatantram

1) Klinnā (क्लिन्ना) is another name for Bhairavī, according to the Manthānabhairavatantra, a vast sprawling work that belongs to a corpus of Tantric texts concerned with the worship of the goddess Kubjikā.—Accordingly, “[...] (The energy of the goddess) penetrates into the venerable Ujjayanī on the left in due order ** with the six sacred seats beginning with that. She who is in the Wheel of the Hexagram is Bhairavī, the mother of persistence and destruction; by the expansion of consciousness, (she is also) Avvā, Klinnā, Raktā, Bhagavatī, and Pulinī: I bow (to her who, in all these forms, is) the venerable Ekavīrā”.

2) Klinnā (क्लिन्ना) refers to one of the six Goddesses (parā-ṣaṭka) associated with Pūrṇagiri or Pūrṇapīṭha (which is located in the northern quarter), according to the Manthānabhairavatantra.—[...] The six Goddesses: Pūrṇāvvā, Pulindinī, Jyeṣṭhā, Caṇḍā, Cakreśī, Klinnā.

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Shakta (शाक्त, śākta) or Shaktism (śāktism) represents a tradition of Hinduism where the Goddess (Devi) is revered and worshipped. Shakta literature includes a range of scriptures, including various Agamas and Tantras, although its roots may be traced back to the Vedas.

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In Buddhism

Mahayana (major branch of Buddhism)

Source: De Gruyter: A Buddhist Ritual Manual on Agriculture

Klinna (क्लिन्न) refers to “putrid (bodies)”, according to the Vajratuṇḍasamayakalparāja, an ancient Buddhist ritual manual on agriculture from the 5th-century (or earlier), containing various instructions for the Sangha to provide agriculture-related services to laypeople including rain-making, weather control and crop protection.—Accordingly, [After the Bhagavān taught the Heart-Mantra to Vajrapāṇi]: “Immediately after the Bhagavān had uttered this spell, the destroyer of all Nāgas and all malefactors and calamities, all the great Nāgas got headaches, their bodies became putrid (klinna-kāya), stinking and foul-smelling. They fell at the feet of the Bhagavān and said, “O Bhagavān, extremely dreadful mantrapadas have been uttered. [...]’”.

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Mahayana (महायान, mahāyāna) is a major branch of Buddhism focusing on the path of a Bodhisattva (spiritual aspirants/ enlightened beings). Extant literature is vast and primarely composed in the Sanskrit language. There are many sūtras of which some of the earliest are the various Prajñāpāramitā sūtras.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

klinna (क्लिन्न).—p S Wet or moistened. 2 Dissolved--a substance by the permeation of water.

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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 dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Klinna (क्लिन्न).—a.

1) Wet, moistened; running (as an eye).

2) Rotted, putrified; Charak 1.11,27.

3) Soft, moved (as heart); क्लिन्नधियं च मातरम् (klinnadhiyaṃ ca mātaram) Bhāgavata 4.3.1;9.11.5.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Klinna (क्लिन्न).—mfn.

(-nnaḥ-nnā-nnaṃ) Wet, moistened. E. klid to be or become wet, irr. participle.

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

Klinna (क्लिन्न).—[adjective] wet, moist; soft, tender (heart).

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

1) Klinna (क्लिन्न):—[from klid] a mfn. moistened, wet, [Mahābhārata; Rāmāyaṇa] etc.

2) [v.s. ...] running (as an eye), [Pāṇini 5-2, 33], [vArttika] 2

3) [v.s. ...] rotted, putrefied, [Caraka i, 11 and 27; Lalita-vistara xii]

4) [v.s. ...] soft, moved (the heart), [Bhāgavata-purāṇa iv, 3, 10 and ix, 11, 5]

5) [v.s. ...] m. Name of a Śākta author of Mantras

6) Klinnā (क्लिन्ना):—[from klinna > klid] f. the plant Solanum diffusum, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

7) Klinna (क्लिन्न):—[from klind] b See, [ib.]

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

Klinna (क्लिन्न):—[(nnaḥ-nnā-nnaṃ) p.] Wet, viscid.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Klinna (क्लिन्न) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Kinna, Kilinna.

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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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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Klinna (ಕ್ಲಿನ್ನ):—

1) [adjective] moist; wet; damp.

2) [adjective] tearful; weeping.

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Klinna (ಕ್ಲಿನ್ನ):—[noun] the condition of being moist, damp; wetness.

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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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