Mahana, Māhana, Mahāna: 13 definitions
Mahana means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India, Jainism, Prakrit, 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.
Mahana has 11 English definitions available.
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[Deutsch Wörterbuch]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch
Māhana (माहन):—m. ein Brahmane [ŚABDĀRTHAK.] bei [WILSON.]
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Mahana (महन):—(von 1. mah) n. das Preisen: jineśa [Spr. (II) 2329.]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung
Mahana (महन):—n. das Preisen.
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Māhana (माहन):—m. ein Brahmane.
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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Starts with (+79): Maha-nagara, Mahanabata, Mahanabha, Mahanad, Mahanad-prabhu, Mahanada, Mahanadi, Mahanadisagarasamgama, Mahanadu, Mahanaga, Mahanaga Vihara, Mahanagahana, Mahanagahula, Mahanagakula, Mahanagapabbata, Mahanagaparshad, Mahanagaraja, Mahanagari, Mahanagatissa Vihara, Mahanagavana.
Search found 7 books and stories containing Mahana, Māhana, Mahāna, Māhaṇa, Māhānā, Mahaṇa; (plurals include: Mahanas, Māhanas, Mahānas, Māhaṇas, Māhānās, Mahaṇas). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
Bhagavati-sutra (Viyaha-pannatti) (by K. C. Lalwani)
Part 1 - On short and long spans of life < [Chapter 6]
Part 4 - Merit in bestowing food < [Chapter 1]
Part 1 - Merit in offering pure and right food < [Chapter 6]
Trishashti Shalaka Purusha Caritra (by Helen M. Johnson)
Part 6: Origin of Brāhmans < [Chapter VI]
Appendix 1.6: New and rare words < [Appendices]
List of Mahabharata people and places (by Laxman Burdak)
Sutrakritanga (English translation) (by Hermann Jacobi)
Shaiva Upanishads (A Critical Study) (by Arpita Chakraborty)