Kriyamana, Kriyamāṇa: 9 definitions


Kriyamana means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, Hindi. 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Kriyman.

In Hinduism

Vedanta (school of philosophy)

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Source: Shodhganga: Siva Gita A Critical Study

Kriyamāṇa (क्रियमाण) or Āgāmi refers to “being made or currently getting accumulated” and represents on of the three types of karma (“action”).

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Vedanta (वेदान्त, vedānta) refers to a school of orthodox Hindu philosophy (astika), drawing its subject-matter from the Upanishads. There are a number of sub-schools of Vedanta, however all of them expound on the basic teaching of the ultimate reality (brahman) and liberation (moksha) of the individual soul (atman).

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Shaivism (Shaiva philosophy)

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Source: Brill: Śaivism and the Tantric Traditions (philosophy)

Kriyamāṇa (क्रियमाण) refers to “engaging (in ordinary activities)”, according to Utpaladeva’s Vivṛti on Īśvarapratyabhijñākārikā 1.5.6.—Accordingly, “To begin with, as far as agents of ordinary human practice are concerned, it is on [the basis of] mere phenomena that [they] manage to an ascertainment in which [they necessarily] engage (kriyamāṇa) [in their ordinary activities]; so this pondering over an unperceived reality that is [supposedly] something more [than phenomena and the consciousness manifesting them] is a [purely] arbitrary endeavour! [...]”.

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Shaiva (शैव, śaiva) or Shaivism (śaivism) represents a tradition of Hinduism worshiping Shiva as the supreme being. Closely related to Shaktism, Shaiva literature includes a range of scriptures, including Tantras, while the root of this tradition may be traced back to the ancient Vedas.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Kriyamana in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

kriyamāṇa (क्रियमाण).—p pr S That is under performance or execution; that is in hand. 2 (Found in some writings, and according to some grammarians.) That is to be done: also that is doing. 3 (Used as s n, being abridged from krīyamāṇa prārabdha) The actions of the present life with reference to merit and demerit, and the consequent pleasure and pain to be experienced in births yet to be.

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

kriyamāṇa (क्रियमाण).—p That is to be done. That is in hand, that is under execution.

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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

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

Kriyamāṇa (क्रियमाण).—mfn.

(-ṇaḥ-ṇā-ṇaṃ) Doing, making, engaged in. E. kṛ to do śānac aff.

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

1) Kriyamāṇa (क्रियमाण):—[from kṛ] a mfn. (pr. [Passive voice] p.) being done etc.

2) b mfn. [Passive voice] p. √1. kṛ q.v.

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

Kriyamāṇa (क्रियमाण):—[(ṇaḥ-ṇā-ṇaṃ) a.] Doing.

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

Kriyamāṇa (क्रियमाण) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Kajjamāṇa.

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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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Hindi dictionary

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Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Kriyamāṇa (क्रियमाण) [Also spelled kriyman]:—(a) being performed/done, in progress.

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