Vimoha: 5 definitions

Introduction

Introduction:

Vimoha means something in 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 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]

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Vimoha (विमोह):—(von 1. muh mit vi) m. Verwirrung des Geistes: da [Kathāsaritsāgara 50, 39.] [Bhāgavatapurāṇa 2, 9, 9. 3, 27, 25. 7, 2, 37.] mahā [5, 5, 27.] mati [2, 7, 37.]

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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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