Niramaya, aka: Nir-amaya, Nirāmaya, Nirāmayā; 8 Definition(s)


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In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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1) Nirāmaya (निरामय).—A King of ancient India. (Ādi Parva, Chapter 1, Verse 137).

2) Nirāmayā (निरामया).—A river, the water of which was very dear to the people of ancient India. (Bhīṣma Parva, Chapter 9, Verse 33).

Source: Puranic Encyclopaedia

1a) Nirāmaya (निरामय).—A son of I Sāvarṇa Manu.*

  • * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa IV. 1. 64.

1b) A son of Dakṣasāvarṇi.*

  • * Viṣṇu-purāṇa III. 2. 24.
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
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The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

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nirāmaya : (adj.) free from disease; healthy.

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

Nirāmaya, (adj.) (nis+āmaya) not ill, healthy, good, without fault PvA. 164. (Page 370)

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
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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.

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Marathi-English dictionary

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nirāmaya (निरामय).—a (S) Free from sickness; healthy or that is in health. 2 Free from diseases or insalubrity--a country or place. 3 Popularly. Unanxious, untroubled, unfearful, tranquil--a person, sleep: also free from disturbance--a place, service, business.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

nirāmaya (निरामय).—a Free from sickness; healthy. Untroubled, tranquil. Free from disturbance.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
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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-English dictionary

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Nirāmaya (निरामय).—a.

1) free from disease or illness, sound, healthy, hale.

2) untainted, pure.

3) guileless.

4) free from defects or blemishes.

5) full, complete.

6) infallible.

7) not liable to failure or miscarriage.

-yaḥ, yam freedom from disease or illness, health, well-being, welfare, happiness; कुरूणां पाण्डवानां च प्रतिपत्स्व निरामयम् (kurūṇāṃ pāṇḍavānāṃ ca pratipatsva nirāmayam) Mb.5.78.8. (-yaḥ) 1 a wild goat.

Nirāmaya is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms nir and āmaya (आमय).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Nirāmaya (निरामय).—mfn.

(-yaḥ-yā-yaṃ) Well, hale, recovered from sickness. m.

(-yaḥ) 1. A wild goat. 2. A hog, a boar. E. nir not, āmaya sickness.

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