Manasya: 6 definitions
Manasya 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.
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
Manasya (मनस्य).—A Bhavya deva.*
- * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa II. 36. 71.
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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Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
manasyā (मनस्या).—f (manīṣā S) Wish, desire, mind.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
manasyā (मनस्या).—f Wish, desire, mind.
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 dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Manasya (मनस्य):—[from man] [Nominal verb] [Parasmaipada] [Ātmanepada] syati, te ([gana] kaṇḍv-ādi), to have in mind, intend, [Ṛg-veda; Chāndogya-upaniṣad];
—to think, reflect, [Taittirīya-brāhmaṇa; Nirukta, by Yāska]
2) Mānasya (मानस्य):—[from mānasa] m. [patronymic] [from] manas [gana] gargādi.
[Sanskrit to German]
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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Rig Veda (translation and commentary) (by H. H. Wilson)
The Agni Purana (by N. Gangadharan)
The backdrop of the Srikanthacarita and the Mankhakosa (by Dhrubajit Sarma)
Part 4 - Beliefs and superstitions (found in the Śrīkaṇṭhacarita) < [Chapter IV - Socio-cultural study of the Śrīkaṇṭhacarita]
Part 4a - Chandas (1): Vṛtta type of metre (akṣarachandas) < [Chapter III - Literary Assessment Of The Śrīkaṇṭhacarita]
Alamkaras mentioned by Vamana (by Pratim Bhattacharya)
4: Definition of Aprastutapraśaṃsā Alaṃkāra < [Chapter 4 - Arthālaṃkāras mentioned by Vāmana]
Vastu-shastra (5): Temple Architecture (by D. N. Shukla)
A History of Indian Philosophy Volume 3 (by Surendranath Dasgupta)
Part 14 - The Ontological categories of the Rāmānuja School according to Veṅkaṭanātha < [Chapter XX - Philosophy of the Rāmānuja School of Thought]