maṇḍana मण्डन

Definition: मण्डन a. [मण्डयति मण्ड्-ल्यु ल्युट् वा] 1 Adorning, decorating. -2 Fond of ornaments. -नम् The act of decorating or ornamenting, adorning; मामक्षमं मण्डनकालहानेः R.13.16; मण्डनविधिः Ś.6.5. -2 An ornament, decoration, embellishment; सा मण्डनान्मण्डनमन्वभुङ्क्त Ku.7.5; Ki.8.4; R.8.71; स्वाङ्गैरेव विभूषितासि वहसि क्लेशाय किं मण्डनम् Nāg.3.6. Also मण्डना. -नः (or मण्डनमिश्रः) Name of a philosopher who is said to have been defeated in controversy by Śaṅkarāchārya; शिष्यप्रशिष्यैरुपगीयमानमवेहि तन्मण्डनमिश्रधाम Śaṅkaradigvijayam. -Comp. -कालः time for adorning. -प्रिय a. fond of ornaments.


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