Tamisra, Tamisrā, Tāmisra: 17 definitions

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

Tamisra (तमिस्र):—

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Tāmisra (तामिस्र):—(von tamisra, srā) gaṇa jyotsnādi zu [Pāṇini’s acht Bücher 5, 2, 103], Vārtt.

1) adj. in Verbind. mit pakṣa oder subst. m. mit Ergänzung von pakṣa die dunkle Monatshälfte, die Zeit vom Vollmond bis zum Neumond: tāmisraṃ prathamaṃ pakṣam [Mahābhārata 3, 11813.] ohne pakṣa [LĀṬY. 9, 3, 8.] [GOBH. 3, 10, 7. 4, 6, 11.] —

2) m. ein Rākṣasa (Nachtwandler) [Raghuvaṃśa 15, 2.] —

3) m. Dunkel, so heisst der Unmuth, der Aerger, eine der fünf Formen der avidyā im Sāṃkhya [SĀṂKHYAK. 48.] tāmisro nāmāṣṭaguṇaiśvarye ṇimādye daśavidhe ca viṣaye yo dveṣo pratihatastrayaṃ duḥkhamutpadyate sau tāmisra ityabhidhīyate [Sânkhya Philosophy 34.] tamo moho mahāmohastāmisraḥ krodhasaṃjñitaḥ . maraṇaṃ tvandhatāmisraṃ tāmisraḥ kodha iṣyate .. [Mahābhārata 14, 1019.] [Bhāgavatapurāṇa 3, 12, 2. 20, 18] (neutr.). tamomayaḥ (= tāmisraḥ) . tamo moho mahāmohastāmisro hyandhasaṃjñitaḥ (d. i. andhatāmisraḥ) [Mārkāṇḍeyapurāṇa 47, 15.] = bhogecchāpratighāte krodhaḥ [SVĀMIN] zu [Bhāgavatapurāṇa] [Śabdakalpadruma] —

4) eine best. Hölle [Manu’s Gesetzbuch 4, 88. 165. 12, 75.] [Yājñavalkya’s Gesetzbuch 3, 222.] [Bhāgavatapurāṇa 3, 30, 29. 5, 26, 7] [?(Manu’s Gesetzbuch). 8. Mārkāṇḍeyapurāṇa 29, 12.] — Vgl. andhatāmisra .

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Tamisra (तमिस्र):—

1) a) tamisreṣu naṣṭeṣu [Lassen’s Anthologie (II) 92, 16.] a adj. (nabhas) [Śiśupālavadha 9, 12.] —

2) [Śiśupālavadha 6, 70.]

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

Tamisra (तमिस्र):——

1) n. — a) Dunkel , eine dunkle Nacht. Pl. [Lassen's Anthologie 92,16.] — b) eine dunkle Hölle , Hölle überh. — c) *Zorn.

2) f. tamisrā = 1)a).

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Tāmisra (तामिस्र):——

1) Adj. in Verbindung mit pakṣa oder m. ohne pakṣa die dunkele Monatshälfte , die Zeit vom Vollmond bis zum Neumond.

2) m. n. (ausnahmsweise) im Sāṃkhya der Unmuth , Aerger (einer der fünf Formen der Avidyā). —

3) m. — a) ein Rākṣasa. — b) eine best. Hölle.

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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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