Mahanyasa, Mahānyāsa: 4 definitions
Mahanyasa means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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.
Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar
Mahānyāsa (महान्यास).—Name of a commentary on the Kāśikāvivaranapanjikā (popularly named Nyāsa), mentioned by Ujjvaladatta in his Unādisūtravṛtti.
Vyakarana (व्याकरण, vyākaraṇa) refers to Sanskrit grammar and represents one of the six additional sciences (vedanga) to be studied along with the Vedas. Vyakarana concerns itself with the rules of Sanskrit grammar and linguistic analysis in order to establish the correct context of words and sentences.
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Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
mahānyāsa (महान्यास).—m S Certain settings, pointings, or touchings during worship. Contrad. from laghunyāsa.
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.
Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum
1) Mahānyāsa (महान्यास) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—Baudh. Rice. 46. Compare Taittirīyamahānyāsa.
2) Mahānyāsa (महान्यास):—[grammatical] Oppert. 2196. A Mahānyāsa is quoted by Ujjvaladatta.
3) Mahānyāsa (महान्यास):—[tantric] Rādh. 27. Bhk. 38. Taylor. 1, 310. Oppert. 6524. Ii, 2137. 2163. 2696. 7109. 7324. 8464. Bp. 299.
4) Mahānyāsa (महान्यास):—Śatarudriyajape. L. 4226 (inc.).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Mahānyāsa (महान्यास):—[=mahā-nyāsa] [from mahā > mah] m. Name of [work]
Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. 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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Starts with: Mahanyasavidhi.
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