Manjunashi, Mañjunāśī, Manju-nashi: 3 definitions


Manjunashi 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.

The Sanskrit term Mañjunāśī can be transliterated into English as Manjunasi or Manjunashi, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Mañjunāśī (मञ्जुनाशी).—

1) a handsome woman (?).

2) an epithet of Durgā.

3) of Śachī, wife of Indra.

Mañjunāśī is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms mañju and nāśī (नाशी).

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

Mañjunāśī (मञ्जुनाशी).—f. (-śī) 1. A name of Durga. 2. The wife of Indra. 3. A handsome woman. E. mañju beautiful and nāśa destruction; putting every other beauty to shame by their superiority.

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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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