Vimoha: 8 definitions

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Vimoha means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Jainism, Prakrit. 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 Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Vimoha (विमोह).—(Vimocana, Vāyu-purāṇa) the name of a hell. He who transgresses boundary limits goes to this as also thieves.*

  • * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa IV. 2. 147 and 159; Vāyu-purāṇa 101. 146, 157.
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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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Ayurveda (science of life)

Source: gurumukhi.ru: Ayurveda glossary of terms

Vimoha (विमोह):—Impairment of orientaiton

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Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

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

Vimoha (विमोह).—[masculine] confusion of the mind.

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

1) Vimoha (विमोह):—[=vi-moha] [from vi-muh] m. confusion of the mind, perplexity (also mati-v), [Kathāsaritsāgara; Bhāgavata-purāṇa]

2) [v.s. ...] a kind of hell, [Viṣṇu-purāṇa]

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Vimoha (विमोह) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Vimoha.

[Sanskrit to German]

Vimoha 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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Prakrit-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary

1) Vimoha (विमोह) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Vimoha.

2) Vimoha (विमोह) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Vimoha.

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Prakrit is an ancient language closely associated with both Pali and Sanskrit. Jain literature is often composed in this language or sub-dialects, such as the Agamas and their commentaries which are written in Ardhamagadhi and Maharashtri Prakrit. The earliest extant texts can be dated to as early as the 4th century BCE although core portions might be older.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Vimōha (ವಿಮೋಹ):—

1) [noun] the state of being enchanted, fascinated; infatuation.

2) [noun] perception of something objectively existing in such a way as to cause misinterpretation of its actual nature; illusion.

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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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