Manimat, Maṇimat: 4 definitions

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Manimat 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: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Maṇimat (मणिमत्).—(also maṇiman)—a Yaksa devoted to Lalitā; followed Satī going to her father's sacrifice;1 seized Bhṛgu at Dakṣa's sacrifice.2

  • 1) Bhāgavata-purāṇa IV. 4. 4; Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa IV. 33. 78.
  • 2) Bhāgavata-purāṇa IV. 5. 17.
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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-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Maṇimat (मणिमत्).—a. Jewelled; गण्डस्थलोन्नतमुखं मणिमत्किरीटम् (gaṇḍasthalonnatamukhaṃ maṇimatkirīṭam) Bhāg. -m.

1) The sun.

2) Name of a mountain.

3) Name of a place of pilgrimage.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Maṇimat (मणिमत्).—mfn. (-mān-matī-mat) Having jewels, possessed of or adorned with them. m. (-mān) The sun. E. maṇi, and matup poss. aff.

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

1) Maṇimat (मणिमत्):—[=maṇi-mat] [from maṇi] mfn. adorned with j°, jewelled, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa]

2) [v.s. ...] m. the sun, [Monier-Williams’ Sanskrit-English Dictionary]

3) [v.s. ...] Name of a Yakṣa, [Mahābhārata]

4) [v.s. ...] of a servant of Śiva, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa]

5) [v.s. ...] of a Rakṣas, [Mahābhārata]

6) [v.s. ...] of a Nāga, [ib.]

7) [v.s. ...] of a king (who was Vṛtra in a former birth), [ib.]

8) [v.s. ...] of a mountain, [ib.; Rāmāyaṇa; Varāha-mihira]

9) [v.s. ...] of a Tīrtha, [Mahābhārata]

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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. 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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