Mahanata, aka: Mahānaṭa, Maha-nata; 2 Definition(s)


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Mahānaṭa (महानट).—an epithet of Śiva; महानटः किं नु (mahānaṭaḥ kiṃ nu) ...... तनोति (tanoti) ...... साम्प्रतमङ्गहारम् (sāmpratamaṅgahāram) N.22.7; महानटबाहुनेव बद्धभुजाङ्केन (mahānaṭabāhuneva baddhabhujāṅkena) Vās.

Derivable forms: mahānaṭaḥ (महानटः).

Mahānaṭa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms mahā and naṭa (नट).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Mahānaṭa (महानट).—m.

(-ṭaḥ) Siva. E. mahā great, and naṭa a dancer.

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