Janaloka, Jana-Loka: 14 definitions



Janaloka 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.

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Sanskrit dictionary

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

Janaloka (जनलोक):—(jana + loka) m. Bez. einer über Maharloka gelegenen Welt, in der die Söhne Brahman's und andere fromme Leute ihren Sitz haben, [Weber’s Indische Studien 2, 178.] [Viṣṇupurāṇa 48. 213. 632.] [Bhāgavatapurāṇa 2, 5, 39.] [Mārkāṇḍeyapurāṇa 46, 40. 47, 9.] [SKANDA-Pāṇini’s acht Bücher im Śabdakalpadruma] — Vgl. jana 1, b, janat, janas, janoloka .

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Janaloka (जनलोक):—[Weber’s Indische Studien 9, 119.]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung

Janaloka (जनलोक):—m. eine über dem Maharloka gelegene Welt.

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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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