Sanjna; 3 Definition(s)

Introduction

Sanjna means something in Buddhism, Pali, Marathi. 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.

In Buddhism

General definition (in Buddhism)

See Recognition or Five Skandhas.(Source): Buddhist Door: Glossary

Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

sañjñā (संज्ञा).—f (S That by which a thing is known.) Name, denomination, appellation. 2 A sign or signal; a nod, beck, waving of the hand, wink with the eye, gesture of the countenance &c. 3 The sacred verse or Gayatri of the Vedas. 4 In grammar. The technical name of any affix &c. 5 Return of consciousness after a swoon: also consciousness generally.

(Source): DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

sañjñā (संज्ञा).—f Denomination. A sign. Consciousness.

(Source): DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
context information

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.

Relevant definitions

Search found 5 related definition(s) that might help you understand this better. Below you will find the 15 most relevant articles:

Saketa
Sāketa (साकेत).—Name of the city of Ayodhyā; साकेतनार्योऽञ्जलिभिः प्रणेमुः (sāketanāryo'ñjalibh...
Pancaskandha
Pañcaskandha (पञ्चस्कन्ध) refers to the “five components” as defined in the Dharma-saṃgraha (se...
Sanjnika
sañjñīka (संज्ञीक).—a That consists of signs and appointed marks.
Five Skandhas
Or Five Aggregates, that is, the five components of an intelligent beings, or psychological ...
Sanjni
sañjñī (संज्ञी).—a S That bears the name or appellation of; that is the subject of any sañjñā o...

Relevant text