Mutra, Mūtra: 14 definitions

Introduction

Introduction:

Mutra means something in Buddhism, Pali, Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, Hindi. 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 Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

Source: Wisdom Library: Āyurveda and botany

Mūtra (मूत्र) is a Sanskrit technical term translating to “urine”. The term is used throughout Ayurvedic literature such as the Suśruta-saṃhitā and the Caraka-saṃhitā.

Source: gurumukhi.ru: Ayurveda glossary of terms

Mūtra (मूत्र):—One of the liquid form of Āhāra-mala. Urine. Function of Mūtra is to carry away Kleda (watery waste) from the body.

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Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.

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Shaivism (Shaiva philosophy)

Source: Wisdom Library: Śaivism

Mūtra (मूत्र) refers to “cow-urine”. It is one of the six products of the cow, used in the worshop of the liṅga (known as goṣaḍaṅgavidhi), according to the Śivadharmottarapurāṇa

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Shaiva (शैव, śaiva) or Shaivism (śaivism) represents a tradition of Hinduism worshiping Shiva as the supreme being. Closely related to Shaktism, Shaiva literature includes a range of scriptures, including Tantras, while the root of this tradition may be traced back to the ancient Vedas.

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In Buddhism

Mahayana (major branch of Buddhism)

Source: Wisdom Library: Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra

Mūtra (मूत्र, “urine”) (Pali Mutta) refers to one of the thirty-substances of the human body according to the Visuddhimagga, as mentioned in an appendix of the 2nd century Mahāprajñāpāramitāśāstra chapter 32-34. The Mahāprajñāpāramitāśāstra mentions thirty-six substances [viz., mūtra]; the Sanskrit sources of both the Lesser and the Greater Vehicles, physical substances are 26 in number while the Pāli suttas list thirty-once substances.

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Mahayana (महायान, mahāyāna) is a major branch of Buddhism focusing on the path of a Bodhisattva (spiritual aspirants/ enlightened beings). Extant literature is vast and primarely composed in the Sanskrit language. There are many sūtras of which some of the earliest are the various Prajñāpāramitā sūtras.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

mūtra (मूत्र).—n (S) Urine.

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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.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Mūtra (मूत्र).—Urine; नाप्सु मूत्रं समुत्सृजेत् (nāpsu mūtraṃ samutsṛjet) Ms.4.56; मूत्रं चकार (mūtraṃ cakāra) 'made water'.

Derivable forms: mūtram (मूत्रम्).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Mūtra (मूत्र).—n.

(-traṃ) Urine, piss. E. mūtra to piss, ghañ aff.; or muc to loose, Unadi aff. tran, and ū substituted for the vowel; or mūtra-ac .

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

Mūtra (मूत्र).— (vb. mih and aff. tra), n. Urine, piss, [Pañcatantra] 121, 15.

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

Mūtra (मूत्र).—[neuter] urine.

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

Mūtra (मूत्र):—n. ([probably] [from] √ = mīv; but cf. [Uṇādi-sūtra iv, 162]) the fluid secreted by the kidneys, urine (mūtraṃ √1. kṛ, to make water), [Atharva-veda]; etc.

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

1) Mūtra (मूत्र):—(ka) mūtrayati 10. a. To urine.

2) (traṃ) 1. n. Urine.

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Mūtra (मूत्र):—

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung

Mūtra (मूत्र):—n. (adj. Comp. f. ā) Harn. Auch Pl. daśaka n. [Rājan 22,53.] pañcaka n. [41.]

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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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Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Mūtra (मूत्र):—(nm) urine, piss; -[kṛccha] painful discharge of urine-strangury; -[doṣa] uranaemia; urinary trouble; -[dhānī] urinal stall; -[nalī] urinary duct; -[nirodha/rodha] ischuria; -[parīkṣā] urine test; -[mārga] urethra, ureter; -[viṣayaka] urinary; -[śūla] see -[kṛccha].

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