Nananda, Nanandā, Nanamda: 7 definitions
Nananda means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, Marathi, Jainism, Prakrit. 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.
Natyashastra (theatrics and dramaturgy)Source: archive.org: The mirror of gesture (abhinaya-darpana)
Nanandā (ननन्दा, “sister-in-law”).—One of the Eleven Hands denoting Relationships.—(Instructions:) Following the Bhartṛ-bhrātṛ hand the Strī hand is shown with the left.
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).
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Pali-English dictionarySource: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
nanandā : (f.) husband's sister.
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.
Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
naṇandā (नणंदा).—m sometimes naṇadayā m W naṇadōī m P The husband of a husband's sister.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
naṇandā (नणंदा).—m sometimes naṇadayā m naṇadōī m The husband of a husband's sister.
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, 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.
Prakrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary
Ṇaṇaṃdā (णणंदा) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Nanāndṛ.
Prakrit is an ancient language closely associated with both Pali and Sanskrit. Jain literature is often composed in this language or sub-dialects, such as the Agamas and their commentaries which are written in Ardhamagadhi and Maharashtri Prakrit. The earliest extant texts can be dated to as early as the 4th century BCE although core portions might be older.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Starts with: Nanandar.
Ends with (+17): Acyutakrishnananda, Ajnananda, Ananamda, Balakrishnananda, Bhajanananda, Bhavanananda, Bhuvanananda, DhanAnanda, Gaganananda, Gauda purnananda, Gaudapurnananda, Ghananamda, Govardhanananda, Gunananda, Janananda, Jnanananda, Kadambarilocanananda, Karnananda, Karunananda, Kridanananda.
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Brihad Bhagavatamrita (commentary) (by Śrī Śrīmad Bhaktivedānta Nārāyana Gosvāmī Mahārāja)
Bhakti-rasamrta-sindhu (by Śrīla Rūpa Gosvāmī)
Abhinaya-darpana (English) (by Ananda Coomaraswamy)
A History of Indian Philosophy Volume 2 (by Surendranath Dasgupta)
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Preceptors of Advaita (by T. M. P. Mahadevan)