Tamonuda, Tamas-nuda: 9 definitions


Tamonuda means something in Buddhism, Pali, Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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

Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)

Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names

A king of ninety one kappas ago, a previous birth of Punnagapupphiya. Ap.i.180; ThagA.i.213.

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Theravāda is a major branch of Buddhism having the the Pali canon (tipitaka) as their canonical literature, which includes the vinaya-pitaka (monastic rules), the sutta-pitaka (Buddhist sermons) and the abhidhamma-pitaka (philosophy and psychology).

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Tamonuda (तमोनुद).—

1) the sun.

2) the moon.

3) the Supreme Being.

Derivable forms: tamonudaḥ (तमोनुदः).

Tamonuda is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms tamas and nuda (नुद).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Tamonuda (तमोनुद).—mfn.

(-daḥ-dā-daṃ) See the preceding.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Tamonuda (तमोनुद).—i. e. tamas-nud + a, I. adj., f. , Removing darkness, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 1, 6. Ii. m. 1. The sun, Mahābhārata 3, 11892. 2. The moon, [Raghuvaṃśa, (ed. Stenzler.)] 3, 33.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Tamonuda (तमोनुद).—[adjective] expelling darkness.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Tamonuda (तमोनुद):—[=tamo-nuda] [from tamo > tam] mf(ā)n. dispersing darkness, [Manu-smṛti i, 6 & 77; Mahābhārata] (sarva-, [iii, 17114]) etc.

2) [v.s. ...] m. the sun, 11892

3) [v.s. ...] ([accusative] dam), [17099 and vi, 5765]

4) [v.s. ...] the moon, [Raghuvaṃśa iii, 33] ([accusative] dam).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Tamonuda (तमोनुद):—[tamo-nuda] (daḥ) 1. m. Idem.

[Sanskrit to German]

Tamonuda in German

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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.

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