Nanartha, aka: Nānārtha, Nana-artha; 1 Definition(s)
Nanartha means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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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1) having different aims or objects.
2) having different meanings, homonymous (as a word).
Nānārtha is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms nānā and artha (अर्थ).Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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Search found 3 books and stories containing Nanartha, Nānārtha, Nana-artha, Nānā-artha; (plurals include: Nanarthas, Nānārthas, arthas). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra (by Gelongma Karma Migme Chödrön)
II. Synonymity of the three words < [Part 2 - Understanding dharmatā and its synonyms]
II. Detailed commentary on the list < [Part 1 - Mahāyānist list of the eighteen special attributes of the Buddha]
Shri Gaudiya Kanthahara (by Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati)
The Brahmanda Purana (by G.V. Tagare)
Chapter 3 - Description of the dissolution of the Universe (b) < [Section 4a - Upasaṃhāra-pāda]