Nishkama, Niṣkāma, Niṣkāmā, Nitkama: 15 definitions
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Nishkama has 13 English definitions available.
The Sanskrit terms Niṣkāma and Niṣkāmā can be transliterated into English as Niskama or Nishkama, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Alternative spellings of this word include Nishkam.
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[Deutsch Wörterbuch]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch
Niṣkāma (निष्काम):—(nis + kāma) adj. frei von Wünschen [The Śatapathabrāhmaṇa 14, 7, 2, 8.] [Mārkāṇḍeyapurāṇa 26, 7.] [Kullūka] zu [Manu’s Gesetzbuch 2, 148. 4, 234.] uneigennützig: karman [Manu’s Gesetzbuch 12, 89.] [Scholiast] zu [Kapila 1, 86.] adv. in cārin [Mārkāṇḍeyapurāṇa 49, 15.]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung
Niṣkāma (निष्काम):—Adj. —
1) frei von Wünschen. —
2) uneigennützig (Werk).
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.
See also (Relevant definitions)
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Search found 21 books and stories containing Nishkama, Niṣkāma, Niṣ-kāma, Nish-kama, Niṭkāma, Nis-kāma, Nis-kama, Niskama, Niṣkāmā, Nitkama, Ni-shkama, Ni-ṣkāma, Ni-skama, Niṣ-kāmā; (plurals include: Nishkamas, Niṣkāmas, kāmas, kamas, Niṭkāmas, Niskamas, Niṣkāmās, Nitkamas, shkamas, ṣkāmas, skamas, kāmās). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
Brihad Bhagavatamrita (commentary) (by Śrī Śrīmad Bhaktivedānta Nārāyana Gosvāmī Mahārāja)
Verse 2.1.14 < [Chapter 1 - Vairāgya (renunciation)]
Verse 2.1.10-11 < [Chapter 1 - Vairāgya (renunciation)]
Selfless Service is Scriptural Injunction < [October – December, 1998]
Karma < [October – December, 2004]
Mother Teresa < [July – September, 1993]
Shrimad Bhagavad-gita (by Narayana Gosvami)
Verse 5.2 < [Chapter 5 - Karma-sannyāsa-yoga (Yoga through Renunciation of Action)]
Verse 2.50 < [Chapter 2 - Sāṅkhya-yoga (Yoga through distinguishing the Soul from the Body)]
Verse 2.49 < [Chapter 2 - Sāṅkhya-yoga (Yoga through distinguishing the Soul from the Body)]
Bhajana-Rahasya (by Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakura Mahasaya)
Text 14 < [Chapter 1 - Prathama-yāma-sādhana (Niśānta-bhajana–śraddhā)]
Text 20 < [Chapter 4 - Caturtha-yāma-sādhana (Madhyāhna-kālīya-bhajana–ruci-bhajana)]
Mahabharata (English) (by Kisari Mohan Ganguli)
Section CLXIV < [Anusasanika Parva]
Section CCLXXVI < [Mokshadharma Parva]
Section CCLXXIII < [Mokshadharma Parva]
Chaitanya Bhagavata (by Bhumipati Dāsa)