Mahamantrin, Maha-mantrin, Mahāmantrin: 9 definitions

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Mahamantrin means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India. 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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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary

Mahāmantrin.—(EI 12, 30; CII 4; IA 19; BL; HD), ‘the chief minister or counsellor’. See Mantrin. Cf. Ep. Ind., Vol. II, p. 309. Note: mahāmantrin is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.

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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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Sanskrit dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Mahāmantrin (महामन्त्रिन्).—m. the prime-minister, premier.

Mahāmantrin is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms mahā and mantrin (मन्त्रिन्).

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

Mahāmantrin (महामन्त्रिन्).—m. (-ntrī) The prime minister. E. mahā and mantrin a counsellor.

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

Mahāmantrin (महामन्त्रिन्).—m. the prime minister, [Hitopadeśa] 97, 16.

Mahāmantrin is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms mahā and mantrin (मन्त्रिन्).

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

Mahāmantrin (महामन्त्रिन्).—[masculine] chief councillor, prime minister.

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

1) Mahāmantrin (महामन्त्रिन्):—[=mahā-mantrin] [from mahā > mah] m. a chief counsellor, prime minister, [Hitopadeśa; Kathāsaritsāgara]

2) [v.s. ...] a gr° statesman or politician, [Monier-Williams’ Sanskrit-English Dictionary]

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Mahāmantrin (महामन्त्रिन्):—[(ma + ma)] m. der oberste Rathgeber eines Fürsten [Kathāsaritsāgara 31, 80. 32, 6. 66, 120. 133.] [Hitopadeśa 97, 16. 120, 5.]

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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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