Punarjanma: 5 definitions
Punarjanma means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, Hindi. 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.
Alternative spellings of this word include Punarjanm.
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)
Punarjanma (पुनर्जन्म).—It is the theory that the soul of a man is born again after his death. The Purāṇas and Vedas contain many statements regarding this of which the following are a few: What is Death? When the Jīvātmā (soul) of an individual leaves his body with all its upādhis (attributes and adjuncts) it is called Death. By upādhis are meant the following four things. (i) Mind and the senses. (See full article at Story of Punarjanma from the Puranic encyclopaedia by Vettam Mani)
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.
Languages of India and abroad
punarjanma (पुनर्जन्म).—m (S and neuter.) Being born again, returning into some form of existence after death. 2 fig. Recovering from a dangerous sickness.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
punarjanma (पुनर्जन्म).—m Rebirth. Kind of recover- ing from a dangerous sickness.
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.
Punarjanma (पुनर्जन्म) [Also spelled punarjanm]:—(nm) rebirth, palingenesis, metempsychosis; ~[vāda] transmigrationism, the doctrine of rebirth.
Punarjanma (ಪುನರ್ಜನ್ಮ):—[noun] rebirth of the soul in another body; reincarnation.
Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Starts with: Punarjanmajaya, Punarjanmakshepa, Punarjanman.
Full-text: Punarjanmajaya, Sukshmasharira, Punarjanm, Evambhuta, Punarjanman, Punaravartin, Churikopanishad, Marana, Jiva, Graha.
Search found 10 books and stories containing Punarjanma; (plurals include: Punarjanmas). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
Expiatory Rites in Keralite Tantra (by T. S. Syamkumar)
4.1. Prāyaścitta and Punarjanma < [Chapter 1 - Expiatory Rites: Concept and Evolution]
3. The Concept of Pāpa and Puṇya < [Chapter 1 - Expiatory Rites: Concept and Evolution]
Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra (by Gelongma Karma Migme Chödrön)
First comparison or upamāna: A magic show (māyā) < [Bodhisattva quality 19: the ten upamānas]
Puranic encyclopaedia (by Vettam Mani)
Philosophy of Charaka-samhita (by Asokan. G)
Dialectical terms (1): Debate (vāda) < [Chapter 7 - Logic and Dialectical Speculations]
The Brahmanda Purana (by G.V. Tagare)
Chapter 20 - Seven classes of Pitṛs and the rites of propitiating them < [Section 3 - Upodghāta-pāda]
India and Emerson < [July – September, 1986]
‘Kavisamraat’ Viswanatha Satyanarayana < [April - June 1977]
Reviews < [August 1937]