Manoharin, Manohārin, Manas-harin: 5 definitions


Manoharin means something in Jainism, Prakrit, 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 Jainism

General definition (in Jainism)

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Source: Wisdom Library: Jainism

Manohārin (मनोहारिन्) refers to a class of yakṣas, which are deities categorised as belonging to the vyantara class of Gods (devas). According to Jain cosmological texts, such as the Saṃgrahaṇīratna, the assigned color of yakṣas is black and their tree is the “banyan tree” (vaṭa). The vyantaras represent a class of Gods (devas) comprising eight groups of deities that wander about the three worlds (adhaloka, madhyaloka and ūrdhvaloka).

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Jainism is an Indian religion of Dharma whose doctrine revolves around harmlessness (ahimsa) towards every living being. The two major branches (Digambara and Svetambara) of Jainism stimulate self-control (or, shramana, ‘self-reliance’) and spiritual development through a path of peace for the soul to progess to the ultimate goal.

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Manohārin (मनोहारिन्).—a. heart-stealing, captivating, agreeable, pleasing; हितं मनोहारि च दुर्लभं वचः (hitaṃ manohāri ca durlabhaṃ vacaḥ) Ki.1.4; गाङ्गं वारि मनोहारि मुरारिचरणच्युतम् (gāṅgaṃ vāri manohāri murāricaraṇacyutam) Gaṅgāṣṭaka by Vālmīki 7.

Manohārin is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms manas and hārin (हारिन्). See also (synonyms): manohartṛ.

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

Manohārin (मनोहारिन्).—mfn. (-rī-riṇī-ri) Beautiful, pleasing, agreeable, lovely. E. manas the mind, hṛ to steal, aff. ṇini .

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

Manohārin (मनोहारिन्).—[adjective] = manohara.

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

Manohārin (मनोहारिन्):—[=mano-hārin] [from mano > man] mfn. = -hara, [Mahābhārata; Kāvya literature etc.]

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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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