Manasvi, aka: Manasvī; 3 Definition(s)

Introduction

Manasvi 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.

In Hinduism

Shaivism (Shaiva philosophy)

Manasvī (मनस्वी, “bright”):—One of the nine Dūtī presided over by one of the nine bhaivaravas named Yogeśa (emanation of Ananta, who is the central presiding deity of Dūtīcakra), according to the Kubjikāmata-tantra and the Ṣaṭsāhasrasaṃhitā.

Source: Wisdom Library: Kubjikāmata-tantra
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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

Marathi-English dictionary

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manasvī (मनस्वी).—a (S Properly. Of subdued mind and affections; of restrained and well-governed soul or self.) Popularly. Lax, licentious, lawless, devious from all law and rule: also capricious, fanciful, freakful--proceedings, deportment; and attrib. the person. 2 sometimes manasvāra In lax phraseology. Abundant, copious, profusely plentiful. Applied with all latitude. Ex. ma0 pāūsa- ūna-thaṇḍa; ma0 mahāga-savaṅga; ma0 uñca-khōla-lāmba-runda- lāhana-mōṭhā; ma0 śrama-sukha-duḥkha. Used also as ad Ex. hā ma0 lihitō-bōlatō-vācatō-māratō-khātō- dētō-ghētō.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

manasvī (मनस्वी).—a Abundant, capricious.

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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