Nirmoha, Nir-moha: 8 definitions
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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
1a) Nirmoha (निर्मोह).—(kaśyapa)—a sage of the Raucya epoch.*
- * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa IV. 1. 103.
1b) A son of Raivata Manu.*
- * Matsya-purāṇa 9. 21.
1c) A sage of the XII epoch of Manu.*
- * Viṣṇu-purāṇa III. 2. 40.
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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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Nirmoha (निर्मोह).—a. free from illusion.
-haḥ an epithet of Śiva.
Nirmoha is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms nir and moha (मोह).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Nirmoha (निर्मोह):—[=nir-moha] [from nir > niḥ] mfn. ‘free from illusion’, Name of Śiva, [Śivagītā, ascribed to the padma-purāṇa]
2) [v.s. ...] of a son of the fifth Manu, [Harivaṃśa]
3) [v.s. ...] of one of the Saptarṣis under the 13th Manu, [ib.] (cf. nir-moka, below).Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)
Nirmoha (निर्मोह) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Ṇimmoha.
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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.
Hindi dictionarySource: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary
Nirmoha (निर्मोह):—(a) disillusioned; unattached; callous.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
1) [noun] freedom from illusion; clarity in thinking or perceiving.
2) [noun] the quality of being ruthlessly frank.
3) [noun] a person who is free from illusion; a sage; a seer.
Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.
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Garga Samhita (English) (by Danavir Goswami)
The Markandeya Purana (by Frederick Eden Pargiter)
Harivamsha Purana (by Manmatha Nath Dutt)
The Skanda Purana (by G. V. Tagare)
Chapter 237 - Greatness of Vrata < [Section 1 - Tīrtha-māhātmya]
Chapter 55 - Ganeśa Proceeds on a Mission to Kāśī < [Section 2 - Uttarārdha]
The Vishnu Purana (by Horace Hayman Wilson)
The Agni Purana (by N. Gangadharan)