Mahamaha, Mahāmaha, Maha-maha: 8 definitions
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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
Mahāmaha (महामह).—A commander of Bhaṇḍa.*
- * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa IV. 21. 86.
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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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Mahāmaha (महामह).—a great festive procession; Sinhās.
Derivable forms: mahāmahaḥ (महामहः).
Mahāmaha is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms mahā and maha (मह).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary
Mahāmahā (महामहा).—(mss. °ha), name of the mother of the Maruts: Divyāvadāna 635.5.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Mahāmaha (महामह).—[adjective] very mighty.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Mahāmaha (महामह):—[=mahā-maha] [from mahā > mah] 1. mahā-maha m. a great festive procession, [Siṃhāsana-dvātriṃśikā or vikramāditya-caritra, jaina recension]
2) [v.s. ...] 2. mahā-maha mfn. ([probably] an old [Intensive] form) very mighty, [Ṛg-veda]
3) Mahāmahā (महामहा):—[=mahā-mahā] [from mahā-maha > mahā > mah] f. Name of a constellation, [Skanda-purāṇa]
4) [v.s. ...] a species of plant ([wrong reading] for -sahā), [Caraka] (cf. the similar forms ghanāghana, patāpata, vadāvada.)
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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.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
Mahāmaha (ಮಹಾಮಹ):—[adjective] most precius; highly valuable.
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1) [noun] a great feast.
2) [noun] (jain.) a religious worshipping of a Jina, the spiritual teacher, by a king.
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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Partial matches: Maha.
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Rig Veda (translation and commentary) (by H. H. Wilson)
Chaitanya Bhagavata (by Bhumipati Dāsa)
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Puranic encyclopaedia (by Vettam Mani)
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The Practice Manual of Noble Tārā Kurukullā (by Dharmachakra Translation Committee)