Manasyu: 7 definitions


Manasyu 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

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

Source: Puranic Encyclopedia

Manasyu (मनस्यु).—A King of the Pūru dynasty. He was the grandson of Pūru and the son of Pravīra. His mother was Śūrasenī. Manasyu begot of his wife Sauvīrī three sons named Śakta, Saṃhana and Vāgmī. (Śloka 6, Chapter 94, Ādi Parva).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

1a) Manasyu (मनस्यु).—A son of Prācītvata.*

  • * Matsya-purāṇa 49. 2.

1b) A son of Aviddha.*

  • * Vāyu-purāṇa 99. 121.

1c) A son of Mahānta.*

  • * Viṣṇu-purāṇa II. 1. 39.

1d) A son of Pravīra; father of Abhayada.*

  • * Viṣṇu-purāṇa IV. 19. 1.
Source: JatLand: List of Mahabharata people and places

Manasyu (मनस्यु) is a name mentioned in the Mahābhārata (cf. I.89.6) and represents one of the many proper names used for people and places. Note: The Mahābhārata (mentioning Manasyu) is a Sanskrit epic poem consisting of 100,000 ślokas (metrical verses) and is over 2000 years old.

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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

Sanskrit dictionary

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Manasyu (मनस्यु).—[adjective] wishing, desiring.

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

1) Manasyu (मनस्यु):—[from man] mfn. ([probably]) wishing, desiring, [Ṛg-veda]

2) [v.s. ...] m. Name of a prince (son of Pravīra), [Mahābhārata]

3) [v.s. ...] of a son of Mahānta, [Viṣṇu-purāṇa]

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Manasyu in German

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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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