Manjubhanin, Mañjubhāṇin, Manju-bhanin: 2 definitions


Manjubhanin 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 next»] — Manjubhanin in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Mañjubhāṇin (मञ्जुभाणिन्).—(1) adj. (= Pali id.), sweetly prattling: (of children) bālakā °ṇino Mahāvastu iii.84.18; (2) n. pr. (proper name), = Mañ- juśrī: (Ārya-)Mañjuśrīmūlakalpa 628.1 (verse); and probably (Ārya-)Mañjuśrīmūlakalpa 434.16, where text seems clearly corrupt, perhaps orig. a verse; text has mañjubhāṇī immediately after bhagavāṃ (= Śākya- muni), possibly then adj., sweetly speaking, but more likely refers to Mañjuśrī who has just questioned the Buddha (an acc. sg. form in original?). In (Ārya-)Mañjuśrīmūlakalpa 32.23 (verse) read. probably Mañjubhāṇī (text °bhāṣiṇī, unmetrical(ly)) tato bhāṣe (refers to Mañjuśrī, compare Mañjughoṣeṇa 18).

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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 next»] — Manjubhanin in Pali glossary
Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Mañjubhāṇin refers to: id. J. II, 150. (Page 515)

Note: mañjubhāṇin is a Pali compound consisting of the words mañju and bhāṇin.

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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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