Janmantara, Janmāntara, Janman-antara, Janmamtara: 13 definitions

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Janmantara means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Jainism, Prakrit, Marathi, Hindi. 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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[«previous next»] — Janmantara in Sanskrit glossary

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

Janmāntara (जन्मान्तर):—(ja + antara) n. eine andere Geburt, ein anderes Leben:

1) das vorangegangene Leben: nūnaṃ janmāntarakṛtaṃ pāpamāpatitaṃ mahat [Mahābhārata 3, 2564.] [Kathāsaritsāgara 23, 49.] —

2) das zukünftige Leben [Bharata] zu [Amarakoṣa] [Śabdakalpadruma] [Pañcatantra] [II, 185.] [Caurapañcāśikā 33.] na hi tasya bhavenmuktirjanāntaraśatairapi [ĪŚVARAG.] beim Sch. zu [Kapila 1, 7.] janmajanmāntare wohl in diesem und im künftigen Leben [Pañcatantra I, 406.]

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

Janmāntara (जन्मान्तर):—n.

1) ein vorangegangenes Leben [254,4.] —

2) ein zukünftiges Leben. gata so v.a. wieder- , neugeboren [135,9.]

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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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