Silana, Sīlana, Shilana, Śīlana: 7 definitions
Silana means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, the history of ancient India, 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.
The Sanskrit term Śīlana can be transliterated into English as Silana or Shilana, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
India history and geogprahySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary
Śīlana.—(CII 1), same as anuśīlana; practice. Note: śīlana is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.
The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.
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Pali-English dictionarySource: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
sīlana : (nt.) practising; restraining.
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.
Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
śilāṇa (शिलाण).—n Peelings, clippings, and scrapings of vegetables (prepared for the pot).
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.
Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
1) Repeated practice, exercise, study, cultivation; वेदान्तशीलनमपि प्रमिति करोति (vedāntaśīlanamapi pramiti karoti) Bhagavat- Śaraṇa S.2.
2) Constant application.
3) Honouring, serving.
Derivable forms: śīlanam (शीलनम्).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-naṃ) 1. Careful study of the Shastras or sacred writings. 2. Serving, honouring. 3. Putting on. E. śīl to meditate, &c., aff. lyuṭ .
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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Starts with: Shilanadhara.
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