Marananta, Maraṇanta, Maraṇānta, Marana-anta: 9 definitions


Marananta means something in Jainism, Prakrit, Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali. 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)

[«previous next»] — Marananta in Jainism glossary
Source: The University of Sydney: A study of the Twelve Reflections

Maraṇānta (मरणान्त) refers to “until death”, according to the 11th century Jñānārṇava, a treatise on Jain Yoga in roughly 2200 Sanskrit verses composed by Śubhacandra.—Accordingly, “You must understand that the body is overcome by disease, youth is overcome by old age, vitality is oppressed by decayand life is oppressed by death [ (jīvitam) exists (bhavati) until death (maraṇāntaṃ)] ”.

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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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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Marananta in Pali glossary
Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

maraṇanta : (adj.) having death as its end.

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Maraṇanta refers to: having death as its end (of jīvita) Dh. 148 (cp. DhA. II, 366: maraṇa-saṅkhāto antako).

Note: maraṇanta is a Pali compound consisting of the words maraṇa and anta.

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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.

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Sanskrit dictionary

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

Maraṇānta (मरणान्त).—a. ending in death.

Maraṇānta is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms maraṇa and anta (अन्त). See also (synonyms): maraṇāntaka.

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

Maraṇānta (मरणान्त).—[adjective] ending in death.

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

Maraṇānta (मरणान्त):—[from maraṇa > mara] mfn. ending in d°, [Mahābhārata]

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Marananta 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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Nepali dictionary

[«previous next»] — Marananta in Nepali glossary
Source: unoes: Nepali-English Dictionary

Maraṇānta (मरणान्त):—adj. 1. ending in death; 2. extremely painful;

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Nepali is the primary language of the Nepalese people counting almost 20 million native speakers. The country of Nepal is situated in the Himalaya mountain range to the north of India.

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