Mokshana, Mokṣaṇa: 10 definitions
Mokshana 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.
The Sanskrit term Mokṣaṇa can be transliterated into English as Moksana or Mokshana, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Natyashastra (theatrics and dramaturgy)Source: Wisdom Library: Nāṭya-śāstra
Mokṣaṇa (मोक्षण, “shooting”) refers to one of the four acts related to the bow (dhanus). It is a Sanskrit technical term defined in the Nāṭyaśāstra chapter 11. Accordingly, “shooting (mokṣaṇa) is the release [of the arrow]”.
Natyashastra (नाट्यशास्त्र, nāṭyaśāstra) refers to both the ancient Indian tradition (śāstra) of performing arts, (nāṭya, e.g., theatrics, drama, dance, music), as well as the name of a Sanskrit work dealing with these subjects. It also teaches the rules for composing dramatic plays (nataka) and poetic works (kavya).
Languages of India and abroad
Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
mōkṣaṇa (मोक्षण).—n S Loosing, freeing, setting at liberty.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
mōkṣaṇa (मोक्षण).—n Loosing, setting at liberty.
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 dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
1) Releasing, liberating, emancipating, setting at liberty; यावनवध्यस्य वधे तावान् वध्यस्य मोक्षणे (yāvanavadhyasya vadhe tāvān vadhyasya mokṣaṇe) Ms.9.249.
2) Rescuing, deliverance.
3) Loosening, untying.
4) Giving up, abandoning, resigning.
7) Discharging, casting; शस्त्र (śastra) &c.
-ṇī The magic art of releasing any one.
Derivable forms: mokṣaṇam (मोक्षणम्).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-ṇaṃ) 1. Letting go or free, liberating. 2. Squandering. 3. Giving up. 4. Causing to flow. E. mokṣ to let go, lyuṭ aff.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Mokṣaṇa (मोक्षण).—i. e. moksh + ana, n. 1. Letting go (shedding of blood), [Mālavikāgnimitra, (ed. Tullberg.)] [distich] 62. 2. Liberation, [Pañcatantra] 143, 6. 3. Squandering.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Mokṣaṇa (मोक्षण).—[adjective] freeing, delivering; [neuter] deliverance, acquittance, loosening, untying, letting go or flow, giving up.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Mokṣaṇa (मोक्षण):—[from mokṣ] mfn. liberating, emancipating, [Catalogue(s)]
2) [v.s. ...] n. liberation, releasing, rescuing, [Mahābhārata; Mṛcchakaṭikā]
3) [v.s. ...] setting at liberty (a criminal), [Manu-smṛti ix, 249]
4) [v.s. ...] loosing, untying, [Pañcatantra]
5) [v.s. ...] shedding, causing to flow, [Mālavikāgnimitra; Suśruta] (cf. rakta-m)
6) [v.s. ...] giving up, abandoning, deserting, [Pañcatantra; Hitopadeśa] ([varia lectio])
7) [v.s. ...] squandering, [Horace H. Wilson]
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.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Starts with: Mokshanarasimha.
Ends with: Amokshana, Asrigvimokshana, Asrijvimokshana, Baliputramokshana, Banamokshana, Gajendramokshana, Parimokshana, Parvatimokshana, Pramokshana, Pranamokshana, Pratimokshana, Ragadveshamohaparimokshana, Raktamokshana, Rinamokshana, Samsaramokshana, Shariravimokshana, Vanamokshana, Vimokshana, Vipramokshana.
Full-text: Raktamokshana, Pranamokshana, Banamokshana, Samsaramokshana, Vimokshana, Gajendramokshana, Vanamokshana, Amokshana, Pratimokshana, Pramokshana, Parvatimokshana, Putanamokshanaprastava, Mokshani, Baliputramokshana, Parimokshana, Panagadi, Dhanus.
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