Vananta, Vanānta, Vana-anta: 8 definitions


Vananta means something in Jainism, Prakrit, Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali. 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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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Vanānta (वनान्त):—1. (1. vana + anta) m. Waldgegend, Wald: parvataiśca vanāntaiśca kānanaiścaiva śobhitām (bhūmim) [Mahābhārata 3, 11845. 9, 1334.] [Rāmāyaṇa 2, 30, 14] (vanāntaḥ ed. Bomb. st. vanānte). [?54, 39 (40 Gorresio). 4, 37, 9. 5, 28, 1. Raghuvaṃśa 2, 19. 58. 14, 51. Kumārasaṃbhava 5, 56. Ṛtusaṃhāra 1, 22. 26. 2, 19. 24. Spr. 1966.] vijanā vanāntāḥ [2006.] santo vanāntaṃ gatāḥ [2589. 2832.] dagdhaṃ vanāntaṃ mṛgāḥ (tyajanti) [2883.] vāsin (vyādha) [4131.] [Varāhamihira’s Bṛhajjātaka S. 69, 26.] stha (nagara) [Kathāsaritsāgara 43, 3. 103, 241. 106, 89. 113, 59. 67. 75.] [Rājataraṅgiṇī 2, 138.] [Bhaṭṭikavya 9, 106.] sthalī [Spr. 2590.] bhū [Kirātārjunīya 6, 17] ([Mallinātha]: antaśabda svarūpavacanaḥ, nach [UTPALA] zu [Varāhamihira’s Bṛhajjātaka S.] ist anta hier = samīpa). — Vgl. vanapārśva .

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Vanānta (वनान्त):—2. adj. durch einen Wald begrenzt [Harivaṃśa 3812.]

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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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