Manjushri, Manjusri, Mañjuśrī, Manju-shri: 16 definitions


Manjushri means something in Buddhism, Pali, Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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.

Manjushri has 14 English definitions available.

The Sanskrit term Mañjuśrī can be transliterated into English as Manjusri or Manjushri, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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[«previous next»] — Manjushri in Sanskrit glossary

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

Mañjuśrī (मञ्जुश्री):—[(mañju + śrī)] m. Nomen proprium eines der gefeiertsten Bodhisattva bei den Buddhisten des Nordens [Trikāṇḍaśeṣa 1, 1, 20.] [Burnouf 112. fgg. 290. 535.] [Lot. de Lassen’s Anthologie b. l. 2. 15. 158. fg. 167. fg. 301. 498. fgg.] [WASSILJEW 28. 125.] [Lebensbeschreibung Śākyamuni’s 255 (25).] [KÖPPEN I, 101 u.s.w.] paripṛcchā Titel einer buddh. Schrift [WASSILJEW 222. 227.] vikrīḍita n. desgl. [162. 327.] mūlatantra n. desgl. [Burnouf 540.] parvata m. Nomen proprium eines Berges [Lot. de Lassen’s Anthologie b. l. 504.]

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

Mañjuśrī (मञ्जुश्री):—m. Nomen proprium eines gefeierten Bodhisattva bei den nördlichen Buddhisten.

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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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