Vinasha, Vināśa, Vinasa, Vināsa: 8 definitions


Vinasha means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, the history of ancient India, 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 Vināśa can be transliterated into English as Vinasa or Vinasha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar

Vināśa (विनाश).—Disappearance, elision; the word is frequently used in the sense of lopa; cf. एतच्च नित्येषु शब्देषु नेपपद्यते यस्सतो नाम विनाशः स्यादसतो वा प्रादुर्भावः (etacca nityeṣu śabdeṣu nepapadyate yassato nāma vināśaḥ syādasato vā prādurbhāvaḥ) M.Bh. on P. I.1.56 Vart.12.

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Vyakarana (व्याकरण, vyākaraṇa) refers to Sanskrit grammar and represents one of the six additional sciences (vedanga) to be studied along with the Vedas. Vyakarana concerns itself with the rules of Sanskrit grammar and linguistic analysis in order to establish the correct context of words and sentences.

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India history and geogprahy

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary

Vināśa.—(LP), ‘not doing anything at all’. Note: vināśa is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.

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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

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Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

vināsa : (m.) destruction; ruin; loss.

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

Vināsa, (vi+nāsa, of naś) destruction, ruin, loss D. I, 34 (+uccheda & vibhava), 55; Pv. II, 710; Vism. 427 (so read for vinasa); DA. I, 120; PvA. 102 (dhana°), 133. (Page 624)

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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

vināśa (विनाश).—m (S) Annihilation, extinction, destruction, perdition; cessation or loss of being.

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

vināśa (विनाश).—m Annihilation, extinction.

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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

Vināśa (विनाश).—

1) Destruction, ruin, utter loss, decay.

2) Removal.

3) Death.

4) The perishable world; संभूतिं च विनाशं च यस्तद्वेदोभयं सह (saṃbhūtiṃ ca vināśaṃ ca yastadvedobhayaṃ saha) Īśop.14 (it is called kāryabrahma).

Derivable forms: vināśaḥ (विनाशः).

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Vinasa (विनस).—a. (-sā, -sī f.) Noseless; यद्यहं नाथ नायास्यं विनासा हतबान्धवा (yadyahaṃ nātha nāyāsyaṃ vināsā hatabāndhavā) Bk.5.8.

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

Vinasa (विनस).—mfn.

(-saḥ-sā or sī-saṃ) Noseless. E. vi priv., nas for nāsikā the nose.

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Vināśa (विनाश).—m.

(-śaḥ) 1. Disappearance, destruction, loss, annihilation, ruin, decay. 2. Removal. E. vi before, naś to perish, aff. ghañ .

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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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