Mutramarga, Mūtramārga, Mutra-marga: 9 definitions
Mutramarga means something in Buddhism, Pali, 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.
Mahayana (major branch of Buddhism)
Mūtramārga (मूत्रमार्ग) refers to the “urethra”, according to Mahāprajñāpāramitāśāstra (chapter 31).—Accordingly, “[...] This body with its nine gates (nanadvāra [=navadvāra?]) is always secreting impurity: the eyes (akṣi) spill out rheum (akṣi-gūthaka) and tears (aśru); the ears (karṇa) produce wax (karṇagūthaka); the nose (nāsā) contains snot (siṃghāṇaka); the mouth (mukha) has saliva (lālā) and vomit (vāntīkṛta); the anus (guda) and the urethra (mūtramārga) constantly empty out excrement (viṣ) and urine (mūtra); and the hair-pores (romakūpa) sweaty impurity. [...]”.
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.
Languages of India and abroad
mūtramārga (मूत्रमार्ग).—m S The urethra.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
mūtramārga (मूत्रमार्ग).—m The urethra.
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.
Mūtramārga (मूत्रमार्ग).—the urethra.
Derivable forms: mūtramārgaḥ (मूत्रमार्गः).
Mūtramārga is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms mūtra and mārga (मार्ग). See also (synonyms): mūtrapraseka.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-rgaḥ) The urethra. E. mūtra, mārga passage.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Mūtramārga (मूत्रमार्ग):—[=mūtra-mārga] [from mūtra] m. the urethra (-nirodhana n. obstruction of it), [Suśruta]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Mūtramārga (मूत्रमार्ग):—[mūtra-mārga] (rgaḥ) 1. m. The urethra.
[Sanskrit to German]
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)
Partial matches: Mutra, Marga.
Starts with: Mutramarganirodhana.
Full-text: Mutramarganirodhana, Mutrapraseka, Vanta, Karnaguthaka, Guthaka, Guda, Lala, Vanti, Vantikrita, Nasa, Akshi, Shinghanaka, Nirodhana, Akshiguthaka, Navadvara, Visodhana.
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