Vimocana, Vimocanā: 12 definitions

Introduction

Vimocana means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Vimochana.

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia

Vimocana (विमोचन).—A holy place on the boundary of Kurukṣetra. By taking bath in this tīrtha and leading a life without anger, the sins incurred by receiving bribes would be remitted. (Mahābhārata Vana Parva, Chapter 83, Stanza 161).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Vimocanā (विमोचना).—(River) a main stream of Sālmalidvīpa.*

  • * Viṣṇu-purāṇa II. 4. 28; Vāyu-purāṇa 49. 42; Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa II. 19. 46.
Source: JatLand: List of Mahabharata people and places

Vimocana (विमोचन) is a name mentioned in the Mahābhārata (cf. III.81.140) and represents one of the many proper names used for people and places. Note: The Mahābhārata (mentioning Vimocana) is a Sanskrit epic poem consisting of 100,000 ślokas (metrical verses) and is over 2000 years old.

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The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

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Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

vimocana : (nt.) release from; discharging; letting loose.

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Vimocana, (nt.) (vi+mocana) 1. letting loose, discharging Dhtm 216 (assu°).—2. release from, doing away with Mhvs 35, 73 (antarāya°). (Page 632)

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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.

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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

vimōcana (विमोचन).—n S vimōkṣaṇa n S Liberating, loosing, setting at large.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

vimōcana (विमोचन).—n Liberating, setting at large.

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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-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Vimocana (विमोचन).—

1) Unloosing, unyoking.

2) Release, freedom.

3) Liberation, emancipation.

Derivable forms: vimocanam (विमोचनम्).

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

Vimocana (विमोचन).—n.

(-naṃ) Liberating, unyoking. E. vi, muc to set free, lyuṭ aff.

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

Vimocana (विमोचन).—i. e. vi-muc + ana, n. Liberating, [Brāhmaṇavilāpa] 3, 13.

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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. 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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