Manahpriti, Manaḥprīti, Manas-priti: 5 definitions


Manahpriti 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.

In Hinduism

Shaivism (Shaiva philosophy)

[«previous next»] — Manahpriti in Shaivism glossary
Source: Wisdom Library: Kubjikāmata-tantra

Manaḥprīti (मनःप्रीति, “Joy of the mind”):—One of the nine Dūtī presided over by one of the nine bhaivaravas named Manonmanī (emanation of Ananta, who is the central presiding deity of Dūtīcakra), according to the Kubjikāmata-tantra and the Ṣaṭsāhasrasaṃhitā.

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Shaiva (शैव, śaiva) or Shaivism (śaivism) represents a tradition of Hinduism worshiping Shiva as the supreme being. Closely related to Shaktism, Shaiva literature includes a range of scriptures, including Tantras, while the root of this tradition may be traced back to the ancient Vedas.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Manahpriti in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Manaḥprīti (मनःप्रीति).—f. (manaḥprītiḥ) mental satisfaction, joy, delight.

Derivable forms: manaḥprītiḥ (मनःप्रीतिः).

Manaḥprīti is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms manas and prīti (प्रीति).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Manaḥprīti (मनःप्रीति):—[=manaḥ-prīti] [from manaḥ > man] f. gladness of heart, delight, [Kathāsaritsāgara]

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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 (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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