Mantramurti, aka: Mantramūrti, Mantra-murti; 2 Definition(s)


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In Hinduism

General definition (in Hinduism)

[Mantramurti in Hinduism glossaries]

Mantramūrti (मन्त्रमूर्ति):—One of the three forms a deity can manifest itself in.

(Source): Wisdom Library: Hinduism

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

[Mantramurti in Sanskrit glossaries]

Mantramūrti (मन्त्रमूर्ति).—an epithet of Śiva.

Derivable forms: mantramūrtiḥ (मन्त्रमूर्तिः).

Mantramūrti is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms mantra and mūrti (मूर्ति).

(Source): DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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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