m.Name of the second and most important part of the mīmāṃsā- or third of the three great divisions of Hindu philosophy (called vedānta- either as teaching the ultimate scope of the veda- or simply as explained in the upaniṣad-s which come at the end of the veda-;this system, although belonging to the mīmāṃsā- [q.v.] and sometimes called uttara-mīmāṃsā-,"examination of the later portion or jñāna-kāṇḍa-[q.v.] of the veda-", is really the one sole orthodox exponent of the pantheistic creed of the Hindus of the present day - a creed which underlies all the polytheism and multiform mythology of the people;its chief doctrine [as expounded by śaṃkara-] is that of advaita-id est that nothing really exists but the One Self or Soul of the Universe called brahman- [neut.] or paramātman-, and that the jīvātman- or individual human soul and indeed all the phenomena of nature are really identical with the paramātman-, and that their existence is only the result of ajñāna- [otherwise called avidyā-] or an assumed ignorance on the part of that one universal Soul which is described as both Creator and Creation;Actor and Act;Existence, Knowledge and Joy, and as devoid of the three qualities [see guṇa-];the liberation of the human soul, its deliverance from transmigrations, and re-union with the paramātman-, with which it is really identified, is only to be effected by a removal of that ignorance through a proper understanding of the vedānta-;this system is also called brahma-mīmāṃsā- and śārīrakamīmāṃsā-,"inquiring into Spirit or embodied Spirit";the founder of the school is said to have been vyāsa-, also called bādarāyaṇa-, and its most eminent teacher was śaṃkarācārya-) etc.
दान्त p. p. [दम्-कर्तरि-क्त] 1 Tamed, subdued, overpowered, curbed, restrained, bridled; see दम्. -2 Docile, tame, mild. -3 Self-possessed, self-controlled; U.5. -4 Subdued, conquered, vanquished; तस्मिन्दान्ते का स्तुतिस्तस्य राज्ञः U.5.32. -5 Resigned. -6 Liberal. -7 Dental. -8 Patient of bodily mortifications or austerities &c. -तः 1 A tamed ox. -2 A donor. -3 N. of a tree (दमनक).
m. tip of the foot, claw: lc. at any one's feet; -½antara, n. distance of a foot: lc. close beside (g.); -½ambhas, n. water for washing the feet; -½aravinda, m. lotus of a foot (said of the foot of a deity, lover, etc.); -½ardha, n. half a quarter, an eighth; -½arpana, n. placing the foot upon; -½avanâma, m. bowing down before any one's feet; -½avasekana, n. water in which the feet have been washed; -½âsphâlana, n. tram pling or shuffling of the feet; -½âhati, f. blow of the foot, kick; -against (--°ree;).
m. end of the Veda (rare); end of Vedic study (rare); text forming the conclusion or the essence of the Veda, i.e. an Upanishad and the theologico-philosophical doctrine based thereon (Uttara-mîmâmsâ or Vedânta system): -krit, m. author of the Vedântas; -sâra, m. essence of the Vedânta, T. of a compendium of the Vedânta system; -½abhihita, pp. contained in the Vedânta; -½upagata, pp.accruing from the Vedânta (reward).
noun (masculine) a donor (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
a tamed ox or steer (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
Ficus Indica or damanaka (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
giver (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
name of a bull (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
name of a school of the AV (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
name of a son of Bhīma (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
noun (masculine) end of the Veda ("complete knowledge of the Veda") (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
name of the second and most important part of the Mīmāṃsā or third of the three great divisions of Hindū philosophy (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
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