Manodushta, Manoduṣṭa, Manas-dushta: 5 definitions


Manodushta 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 Manoduṣṭa can be transliterated into English as Manodusta or Manodushta, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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[«previous next»] — Manodushta in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Manoduṣṭa (मनोदुष्ट).—a. depraved in mind; रजसा स्त्री मनोदुष्टा संन्यासेन द्विजोत्तम (rajasā strī manoduṣṭā saṃnyāsena dvijottama) (śuddhyati) Manusmṛti 5.18.

Manoduṣṭa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms manas and duṣṭa (दुष्ट).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Manoduṣṭa (मनोदुष्ट).—[adjective] defiled with (evil) thoughts.

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

Manoduṣṭa (मनोदुष्ट):—[=mano-duṣṭa] [from mano > man] mfn. defiled with evil thoughts, depraved in mind, [Manu-smṛti v, 108.]

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Manodushta in German

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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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