Trinamani, Tṛṇamaṇi, Trina-mani: 9 definitions


Trinamani means something in Buddhism, Pali, Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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 Tṛṇamaṇi can be transliterated into English as Trnamani or Trinamani, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Buddhism

Mahayana (major branch of Buddhism)

[«previous next»] — Trinamani in Mahayana glossary
Source: Wisdom Library: Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra

Tṛṇamaṇi (तृणमणि, “amber”) or Pravāḍa refers to a type of jewel (ratna), into which the universe was transformed by the Buddha’s miraculous power (ṛddhibala) according to the 2nd century Mahāprajñāpāramitāśāstra (chapter XV).

Also, “These jewels (eg, tṛṇamaṇi) are of three types, Human jewels (manuṣya-ratna), Divine jewels (divya-ratna) and Bodhisattva jewels (bodhisattva-ratna). These various jewels remove the poverty (dāridrya) and the suffering (duḥkha) of beings”.

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Mahayana (महायान, mahāyāna) is a major branch of Buddhism focusing on the path of a Bodhisattva (spiritual aspirants/ enlightened beings). Extant literature is vast and primarely composed in the Sanskrit language. There are many sūtras of which some of the earliest are the various Prajñāpāramitā sūtras.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Trinamani in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

tṛṇamaṇi (तृणमणि).—m S A gem, probably amber: also called tṛṇagrāhī, agreeing with P Grass-attractor.

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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.

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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Trinamani in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Tṛṇamaṇi (तृणमणि).—a sort of gem (amber).

Derivable forms: tṛṇamaṇiḥ (तृणमणिः).

Tṛṇamaṇi is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms tṛṇa and maṇi (मणि).

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

Tṛṇamaṇi (तृणमणि).—m.

(-ṇiḥ) A sort of gem, aparently amber. E. tṛṇa grass, and maṇi a gem; attracting straws, &c.

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

Tṛṇamaṇi (तृणमणि):—[=tṛṇa-maṇi] [from tṛṇa] m. = -kuñcaka, [Subhāṣitāvali 896.]

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

Tṛṇamaṇi (तृणमणि):—[tṛṇa-maṇi] (ṇiḥ) 2. m. A gem; amber.

[Sanskrit to German]

Trinamani 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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Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Trinamani in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Tṛṇamaṇi (ತೃಣಮಣಿ):—[noun] = ತೃಣಗ್ರಾಹಿ [trinagrahi].

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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