Manobhava, aka: Manobhavā, Manas-bhava; 4 Definition(s)
Manobhava means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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.
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)
Manobhavā (मनोभवा).—An Apsarasa.*
- * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 7. 7.
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.
Languages of India and abroad
manōbhava (मनोभव).—m S A name of kāmadēva Cupid: also the sexual passion.
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manōbhāva (मनोभाव).—m (S) Mind, thought, intent, purpose. Gen. inflected into manōbhāvēṃ, manōbhāvēṅkaḍūna, manō- bhāvānēṃ, manōbhāvāpāsūna, bearing the sense With sincerity; with full purpose of heart. Ex. manōbhāvēṃ īśvarācī sēvā karāvī. Also manōbhāvācā.Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
manōbhava (मनोभव).—m Name of Cupid.
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manōbhāva (मनोभाव).—m Mind, purpose. manābhāvēṃ-bhāvānēṃ With sincerity.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.
Manobhava (मनोभव).—a. mind-born, created by fancy; दृश्यमाना विनार्थेन न दृश्यन्ते मनोभवाः (dṛśyamānā vinārthena na dṛśyante manobhavāḥ) Bhāg.
Manobhava is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms manas and bhava (भव).
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1) the god of love, Cupid; रे रे मनो मम मनोभवशासनस्य पादाम्बुजद्वयमनारतमानमन्तम् (re re mano mama manobhavaśāsanasya pādāmbujadvayamanāratamānamantam) Bv.4.32; Ku.3.27; R.7.22; श्यामा शुशुभे शशिना तया मनोभूः (śyāmā śuśubhe śaśinā tayā manobhūḥ) Kalāvilāsa.
2) love, passion, lust; अत्यारूढो हि नारीणामकालज्ञो मनोभवः (atyārūḍho hi nārīṇāmakālajño manobhavaḥ) R.12.33.
Derivable forms: manobhavaḥ (मनोभवः).
Manobhava is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms manas and bhava (भव). See also (synonyms): manobhū.Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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