Vismriti, Vismṛti: 11 definitions

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Vismriti means something in 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 Vismṛti can be transliterated into English as Vismrti or Vismriti, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Yoga (school of philosophy)

[«previous next»] — Vismriti in Yoga glossary
Source: ORA: Amanaska (king of all yogas): A Critical Edition and Annotated Translation by Jason Birch

Vismṛti (विस्मृति) refers to the “forgetting (of all sense objects)”, according to the Bodhasāra, section 12, Layayoga 35.—Accordingly, “Because it is a cause of the [Yogin’s] forgetting (vismṛti) of all [sense objects], fusing [the mind] in the [internal] resonance is the best of all the absorptions. For, it is the supreme absorption”.

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Yoga is originally considered a branch of Hindu philosophy (astika), but both ancient and modern Yoga combine the physical, mental and spiritual. Yoga teaches various physical techniques also known as āsanas (postures), used for various purposes (eg., meditation, contemplation, relaxation).

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

vismṛti (विस्मृति).—f (S) pop. vismṛta f Forgetfulness; whether loss of remembrance of, or unretentiveness of memory. 2 Forgotten state. vi0 khālīṃ paḍaṇēṃ To become closely habitual unto.

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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

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Vismṛti (विस्मृति).—f. Forgetfulness, oblivion, loss of memory.

Derivable forms: vismṛtiḥ (विस्मृतिः).

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

Vismṛti (विस्मृति).—f.

(-tiḥ) Forgetting, forgetfulness. E. vi priv., smṛti recollect.

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

Vismṛti (विस्मृति).—[vi-smṛ + ti], f. Forgetting. [Uttara Rāmacarita, 2. ed. Calc., 1862.] 122, 5.

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

Vismṛti (विस्मृति).—[feminine] forgetfulness, oblivion.

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

Vismṛti (विस्मृति):—[=vi-smṛti] [from vi-smṛta > vi-smṛ] f. forgetfulness, loss of memory, oblivion, [Kāvya literature; Varāha-mihira’s Bṛhat-saṃhitā; Kathāsaritsāgara]

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

Vismṛti (विस्मृति):—[vi-smṛti] (tiḥ) 2. f. Forgetting.

[Sanskrit to German]

Vismriti 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

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Vismṛti (ವಿಸ್ಮೃತಿ):—[noun] = ವಿಸ್ಮರಣೆ [vismarane].

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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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Nepali dictionary

[«previous next»] — Vismriti in Nepali glossary
Source: unoes: Nepali-English Dictionary

Vismṛti (विस्मृति):—n. forgetting; oblivion; loss of memory;

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Nepali is the primary language of the Nepalese people counting almost 20 million native speakers. The country of Nepal is situated in the Himalaya mountain range to the north of India.

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