Maunavrata, Mauna-vrata: 7 definitions
Maunavrata means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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.
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Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
maunavrata (मौनव्रत).—n (S) An observance of a period of silence. v dhara.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
maunavrata (मौनव्रत).—n An observance of a period of silence.
Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.
Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Maunavrata (मौनव्रत).—a vow of silence.
Derivable forms: maunavratam (मौनव्रतम्).
Maunavrata is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms mauna and vrata (व्रत).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-taṃ) A vow of silence.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Maunavrata (मौनव्रत).—adj., f. tā, holding one’s tongue, [Pañcatantra] 94, 8.
Maunavrata is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms mauna and vrata (व्रत).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Maunavrata (मौनव्रत):—[=mauna-vrata] [from mauna] mfn. idem, [Pañcatantra]
2) [v.s. ...] n. a vow of silence, [Mahābhārata]
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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Yoga Vasistha [English], Volume 1-4 (by Vihari-Lala Mitra)
Chapter LXX - Conduct of visuchi, or the adventures of the needle < [Book III - Utpatti khanda (utpatti khanda)]
The Bhagavata Purana (by A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada)
Chapter 9 - Prahlada Pacifies Lord Nrsimhadeva with Prayers < [Canto VII - The Science of God]
Shri Gaudiya Kanthahara (by Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati)