Vimana, Vimāna, Vimananildana, Vimanavasi: 31 definitions



Vimana means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Jainism, Prakrit, Buddhism, Pali, the history of ancient India, Marathi, 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.

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

Vimāna (विमान):—

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Vimāna (विमान):—2. (von man mit vi) m. Geringachtung: a Verehrung: viprāṇām [Harivaṃśa 12039.]

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Vimāna (विमान):—3. (2. vi + 1. māna) adj. der Ehre baar, entehrt, geschändet [Bhāgavatapurāṇa 5, 13, 10.]

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Vimāna (विमान):—1.

3) b) [Z. 3] streiche «und Gewicht.» So heisst bei [CARAKA] das dritte Sthāna, welches von dem Maasse d. h. dem Verhalten der humores, der Arzeneimittel, Ort und Zeit, Constitution u.s.w. handelt: doṣabheṣajadeśakālabalaśarīrāhārasātmyasattvaprakṛtivayasāṃ mānam [3, 1.]

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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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