Mahana, Māhana, Mahāna: 11 definitions
Mahana means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India, 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.
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: JatLand: List of Mahabharata people and places
Mahāna (महान) is a name mentioned in the Mahābhārata (cf. I.89.11) and represents one of the many proper names used for people and places. Note: The Mahābhārata (mentioning Mahāna) is a Sanskrit epic poem consisting of 100,000 ślokas (metrical verses) and is over 2000 years old.
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.
Ayurveda (science of life)Source: gurumukhi.ru: Ayurveda glossary of terms
Mahāna (महान):—[mahāna/mahat] The second evoluted factor in the process of evolution which stands for Buddhi, intellect and also for big
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.
India history and geographySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary
Mahāna.—(Chamba), a writer; possibly from Sanskrit Mahantaka. Note: mahāna is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.
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.
Languages of India and abroad
Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Māhana (माहन).—[mā+han] A Brāhmaṇa.
Derivable forms: māhanaḥ (माहनः).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-naḥ) A Brahmana. E. mā prohibitive prefix, han to kill, aff. ac, radical letters unchanged.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Mahana (महन).—[neuter] praise.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Māhana (माहन):—m. a brahman, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Māhana (माहन):—(naḥ) 1. m. A brāhman.
[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch
Māhana (माहन):—m. ein Brahmane [ŚABDĀRTHAK.] bei [WILSON.]
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Mahana (महन):—(von 1. mah) n. das Preisen: jineśa [Spr. (II) 2329.]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung
Mahana (महन):—n. das Preisen.
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Māhana (माहन):—m. ein Brahmane.
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.
Hindi dictionarySource: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary
1) Mahāna (महान) [Also spelled mahan]:—(a) great; big; eminent; ~[tā] greatness; eminence, nobility.
2) Māhānā (माहाना):—(a) monthly.
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Search found 5 books and stories containing Mahana, Māhana, Mahāna, Māhaṇa, Māhānā; (plurals include: Mahanas, Māhanas, Mahānas, Māhaṇas, Māhānās). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
Bhagavati-sutra (Viyaha-pannatti) (by K. C. Lalwani)
Part 1 - On short and long spans of life < [Chapter 6]
Part 4 - Merit in bestowing food < [Chapter 1]
Part 1 - Merit in offering pure and right food < [Chapter 6]
Trishashti Shalaka Purusha Caritra (by Helen M. Johnson)
Part 6: Origin of Brāhmans < [Chapter VI]
Appendix 1.6: New and rare words < [Appendices]
List of Mahabharata people and places (by Laxman Burdak)
Sutrakritanga (by Hermann Jacobi)
A History of Indian Philosophy Volume 4 (by Surendranath Dasgupta)
Part 1 - Vyāsa-tīrtha, Madhusūdana and Rāmācārya on the Falsity of the World < [Chapter XXIX-XXX - Controversy Between the Dualists and the Monists]