Majjana; 6 Definition(s)


Majjana means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, 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.

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Majjana (मज्जन).—A soldier of Subrahmaṇya. (Śloka 70, Chapter 45, Śalya Parva).

Source: Puranic Encyclopaedia
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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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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

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majjana : (nt.) an intoxicant, negligence. || majjanā (f.) polishing; wiping; stroking.

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
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Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.

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Marathi-English dictionary

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majjana (मज्जन).—n S Immersion or dipping: also ablution or bathing. Ex. jōṃ majjanēṃ kariti tyā yamu- nēnta nārī ||.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

majjana (मज्जन).—n Immersion. Bathing, ablution.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
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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.

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

Majjana (मज्जन).—[masj-bhāve lyuṭ]

1) Sinking, plunging, sinking under water, immersion.

2) Inundating, deluging.

3) Bathing, ablution; प्रत्यग्रमज्जनविशेषविविक्तकान्तिः (pratyagramajjanaviśeṣaviviktakāntiḥ) Ratn. 1.21; R.16.57.

4) Drowning.

5) The marrow of the bones and flesh (= majjan).

Derivable forms: majjanam (मज्जनम्).

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Majjana (मज्जन).—An elephant in the eighth year; Mātaṅga L.5.9.

Derivable forms: majjanaḥ (मज्जनः).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Majjana (मज्जन).—n.

(-naṃ) 1. Bathing, ablution. 2. Immersion. 3. Drowning. 4. Marrow. E. masj to bathe, &c. aff. lyuṭ .

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