Mahasha, Mahāśa: 5 definitions
Mahasha means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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.
The Sanskrit term Mahāśa can be transliterated into English as Mahasa or Mahasha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
Mahāśa (महाश).—(Mahīśa)—a son of Mitravindā.*
- * Bhāgavata-purāṇa X. 61. 16.
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
2) Kind, sort, manner.
Derivable forms: mahasam (महसम्).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-saṃ) 1. Knowledge. 2. Kind, sort, difference. E. mah to worship, Unadi aff. asac .Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Mahasa (महस).—n. Knowledge.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Mahasa (महस):—[from mah] n. knowledge, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
2) [v.s. ...] kind, sort, manner, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
3) Mahāśa (महाश):—[from mahā > mah] (hāśa) m. Name of a son of Kṛṣṇa, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa]
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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Starts with (+39): Mahasami, Mahasara, Mahashabda, Mahashaila, Mahashairisha, Mahashait, Mahashaiva, Mahashaivatantra, Mahashaka, Mahashakha, Mahashakti, Mahashaktinyasa, Mahashakuna, Mahashakuni, Mahashakya, Mahashala, Mahashalanadi, Mahashali, Mahashalika, Mahashalina.
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Rasa Jala Nidhi, vol 5: Treatment of various afflictions (by Bhudeb Mookerjee)
Khadira-grihya-sutra (by Hermann Oldenberg)
The Bhagavata Purana (by A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada)
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