Sukhana, Sukhanā: 4 definitions
Sukhana means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India, 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 Sukhna.
India history and geographySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary
Sukhana or Sukhanā.—(CII 1), ‘causing happiness’. Note: sukhana 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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Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Sukhana (सुखन):—[from sukh] n. (used in explaining √mṛd), [Dhātupāṭha]
[Sanskrit to German]
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
1) Sukhana (सुखन):—(nm) verse, poetry; ~[takiyā] a prop word, an expletive; ~[phahama] a connoisseur of poetry; ~[phahamī] appreciation of poetry
2) Sukhānā (सुखाना):—(v) to dry, to desiccate; to torrefy; to cause to wither away; to emaciate.
3) Sūkhanā (सूखना) [Also spelled sukhna]:—(v) to dry up, to wither; to dwindle; to be attenuated; to evaporate; —[kara kāṃṭā ho jānā] to become too tenuous, to be reduced to a skeletion; —[jānā, māre ḍara ke] to be terrorized out of wits, to be horror-stricken.
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Mahabharata (English) (by Kisari Mohan Ganguli)
Dhyana in the Buddhist Literature (by Truong Thi Thuy La)
2.2: (1c) The Four Jhānas and Their Development < [Chapter 2 - The Dhyāna as depicted in Hinayāna Literature]
Visuddhimagga (the pah of purification) (by Ñāṇamoli Bhikkhu)