Manatimana, Mānātimāna, Mana-atimana: 2 definitions



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

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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous (M) next»] — Manatimana in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Mānātimāna (मानातिमान).—m. (= Pali id.; māna plus atimāna, q.v.), pride and conceit: Mahāvyutpatti 1948 (following māna and adhimāna; followed by asmimāna and abhimāna); °na-vivarjanatayā Gaṇḍavyūha 463.26.

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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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Pali-English dictionary

[«previous (M) next»] — Manatimana in Pali glossary
Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Mānātimāna refers to: pride & conceit, very great (self-) pride. or all kinds of conceit (see 10 fold māna at Nd1 80= Nd2 505) D. III, 86; Sn. 245, 830, 862; Nd1 170, 257.

Note: mānātimāna is a Pali compound consisting of the words māna and atimāna.

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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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