Manti, Mantī: 3 definitions
Manti means something in Buddhism, Pali, 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.
Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names
A brahmin well versed in reading auspicious signs. He was one of the brahmins consulted by Suddhodana when Gotama Buddha was born. J.i.56; Mil.236.
Theravāda is a major branch of Buddhism having the the Pali canon (tipitaka) as their canonical literature, which includes the vinaya-pitaka (monastic rules), the sutta-pitaka (Buddhist sermons) and the abhidhamma-pitaka (philosophy and psychology).
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Pali-English dictionarySource: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
mantī : (m.) a counsellor; a minister.
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.
Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Maṇṭi (मण्टि):—m. Name of a man, [Pravara texts] ([probably] [wrong reading] for māṇṭi).
2) Manti (मन्ति):—[from man] f. [gana] tanoty-ādi (cf. mati).
3) Māṇṭi (माण्टि):—m. Name of a teacher, [Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa]
4) [plural] his descendants, [Catalogue(s)]
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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Brihadaranyaka Upanishad (by Swāmī Mādhavānanda)
Section VI - The Line of Teachers < [Chapter IV]
Section VI - The Line of Teachers < [Chapter II]
The Great Chronicle of Buddhas (by Ven. Mingun Sayadaw)
The Story of the Five Bhikkhus (Pañcavaggī Theras) < [Chapter 1 - The Jewel of the Buddha]
Satapatha Brahmana (by Julius Eggeling)
Apadana commentary (Atthakatha) (by U Lu Pe Win)
Birth of Prince Siddhartha, the Future Gotama Buddha < [Part 2 - Discourse on the non-remote preface (avidūre-nidāna)]
The Religion and Philosophy of Tevaram (Thevaram) (by M. A. Dorai Rangaswamy)