The Joyous Meditation Teachings of Lorin Roche


Manas - the instrument through which objects of sense affect the soul

Look at the vast semantic range of manas!
kapālāntar mano nyasya tiṣṭhan mīlitalocanaḥ |
krameṇa
manaso dārḍhyāt lakṣayet laṣyam uttamam || 34 ||
manas
mánas [L=156776]
mind (in its widest sense as applied to all the mental powers) , intellect , intelligence , understanding , perception , sense , conscience , will RV. &c &c (in phil. the internal organ or anta-karaa of perception and cognition , the faculty or instrument through which thoughts enter or by which objects of sense affect the soul IW. 53 ; in this sense manas is always is always regarded as distinct from ātman and purua , " spirit or soul " and belonging only to the body , like which it is - except in the nyāya - considered perishable ; as to its position in the various systems » for nyāya and vaiśeika IW. 63 ; 67 ; 76 , for khya and vedā*nta ib. 84 ; 109 ; 117 ; in RV. it is sometimes joined with hd or hdaya , the heart Mn. vii , 6 with cakus , the eye)

asu in animals ; cf. above ) ib.
784,1] [p= 783,3] [L=156778]
ib. (ifc. after a verbal noun or an inf. stem in °tu = having a mind or wishing to ; cf. draṣṭu-m° &c ; manak , to make up one's mind ; with gen. , to feel inclination for ; manak,pra-k , √ dhā , vi- √ dhā , √ dh , √ bandh and Caus. of ni-viś with loc. dat. acc. with prati , or inf. , to direct the mind or thoughts towards , think of or upon ; mana with sam-ā-dhā , to recover the senses , collect one's self ; with √ han » mano-hatya ; mánasā ind. in the mind ; in thought or imagination ; with all the heart , willingly ; with gen. , by the leave of ; with iva = °se*va , as with a thought , in a moment ; with √ man , to think in one's mind , be willing or inclined ; with sa-gam , to become unanimous , agree ; manasi with √ k , to bear or ponder in the mind , meditate on , remember ; with ni-dhā , to impress on the mind , consider ; with √ vt , to be passing in one's mind)
784,1] [L=156779]
of the 26th kalpa (s.v.) Cat.

mānasa BhP.

N. of a sāman A1rshBr. [cf. Gk. μένος ; Lat. miner-va.]
(H2) n.
[L=156777]the spirit or spiritual principle , the breath or living soul which escapes from the body at death (called
[p= thought , imagination , excogitation , invention , reflection , opinion , intention , inclination , affection , desire , mood , temper , spirit
[p= N.
[L=156780]of the lake
[L=156781]manaso doha


A Sanskrit-English dictionary: etymologically and philologically ... - Page 784
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Han—in, mfn. having a mind or soul, having intellect, TS. Xanaaka, n. dimin. of manas, AV. vi, 18, 3; (ifc.) =^ manas ; cf. ga/am°. . Xanaaya, Nom. PA osyd/i, 0te(g. iandv-ddi), to have in mind, intend, RV.; ...
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The Upanishads, Part II of II - Page 288
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For a man full of all desires, being possessed of will, imagination, and belief, is a slave; but he who is the opposite, is free. ... (But this is not our view), because (call it guna, intellect, buddhi, manas, mind, ahankâra, egotism, ...
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A SANSKRIT-ENGLISH DICTIONARY - Page 216
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sam-a-dha, collect oneself ; in. manasa, in the mind ; in thought or imagination ; with all one's heart, willingly ; by the ... SJ«T^c^ m^nas-vat, a. (V.) spirited. Tl fe^manas-vm, a. (-1) intelligent,wise : (-vi^-ta,,/. intelligence, ...
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A Sanskrit-English dictionary: being a practical handbook with ... - Page 216
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ваю-â-dhà, collect oneself; in. nianasa, in the mind ; in thought or imagination ; with all one's heart, willingly ; by the ... *i Щ í*3 1 manas- vin , a. (-i) intelligent, wise: (-vi)-tâ,/. intelligence, wisdom. •ТПЧЧЯЧ manaA-samkalpa ...
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Indian psychology: Volume 2 - Page 49
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The empirical self is the Atman limited by mind (manas), intellect (buddhi), egoism (aharhkara) and the ... Rajas produces demerit.24 Perception, memory, imagination, reasoning and intuition are the different kinds of cognition. ..
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Exploring Chakras: Awaken Your Untapped Energy - Page 84
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Manas is undisciplined, empirical, vacillating, and characterized by doubt and delusion. ... Your Intellect Sheath The vijnanamaya kosha (intellect sheath) is the third aspect of your subtle body (sukshma sharira). ...
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Luminous heart: the third Karmapa on consciousness, wisdom, and ... - Page 406
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72 Manas has a wide semantic range, primarily being one of the many Sanskrit words for "mind" in general, also meaning "conceptual mind," "thought," and " imagination" (it can also refer to "intellect," "intelligence," "perception," .
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manaskānta
mánas--kānta [L=156782]
dear to the heart pleasant , agreeable Sus3r.
(H3) mfn.
 manastuṣṭi
mánas--tuṣṭi [L=156790]
satisfaction of mind , heart's content MW.
(H3) f.
 manasa
manasá [L=156809]
N. of a ṛṣi RV. v , 44 , 10 ( Sa1y. )
manasá [L=156811]
(ifc. , with f(ā).) = manas , mind , heart Pa1rGr2. MBh. &c
(H2) m.
(H2B) n.
 manasikāra
manasi--kāra [L=156824]
taking to heart Lalit.
(H3) m.
 manasija
manasi--ja [L=156825]
" heart-born " , love or the god of love Ka1v.

Ra1matUp.
(H3) m.
[L=156826]the moon
 manasiśaya
manasi--śaya [L=156831]
" lying in the heart " = -ja Vikr.
(H3) m.
 manīk
manī- √ k [p= 784,2] [L=156854]
-karoti , to take to heart Vop.
manī- √ k [p= 787,1] [L=157531]
[p= 784,2].
(H2) P.
(H1) »
 manogata
mano--gata [p= 785,1] [L=156993]
" mind-gone " , existing or passing or concealed in the mind or heart MBh. Ka1v. &c
mano--gata [L=156994]
thought , opinion , notion , idea , wish , desire ib.
mano-gata [p= 787,1] [L=157537]
» [p= 785,1].
(H3) mfn.
(H3B) n.
(H1) &c
 manogati
mano--gati [p= 785,1] [L=156995]
" heart's course " , wish , desire MBh.
mano--gati [L=156996]
going where one will R.
(H3) f.
(H3B) mfn.
 manodāhin
mano--dāhin [L=157059]
" heart-inflamer " , the god of love , L.
(H3) m.
 manodukha
mano--dukha [L=157060]
heart-ache , mental affliction MW.
(H3) n.
 manodhinātha
mano--'dhinātha [p= 785,2] [L=157066]
" heart-lord " , a lover , husband MW.
(H3) m.
 manobhiprāya
mano--'bhiprā* ya [L=157084]
heart's desire
(H3) m.
 manobhilāa
mano--'-bhilāa [L=157089]
the heart's desire or wish MW.
(H3) m.
 manomathana
mano--mathana [L=157092]
" heart-agitator " , the god of love Pan5car.
(H3) m.
 manomga
mano--mga [L=157097]
the heart conceived of as a deer Subh.
(H3) m.
 manoratha
mano--ratha [L=157105]
(ifc. f(ā).) " heart's joy " (» 2. ratha) , a wish , desire (also = desired object) MBh. Ka1v. &c

S3am2k.

dram.) a wish expressed in an indirect manner , hint Sa1h.

» 1. ratha) R.

of a teacher Buddh.

Cat.

Ra1jat.
mano--ratha [p= 1331,2] [L=337920.3]
accord. to some orig. Prakrit for mano'rtha, "heart-matter")
(H3) m.
[L=157106]fancy , illusion
[L=157107](in
[L=157108]the heart compared to a car (
[L=157109]N.
[L=157110]of a poet
[L=157111]of various men
(H3) (
 manorāga
mano--rāga [p= 785,2] [L=157146]
affection , passion (of the heart) , Ma1lati1m.
(H3) m.
 manoruj
mano--ruj [L=157147.1]
pain or grief of the heart Ma1latim. ??
(H3) f.
 manovallabhā
mano--vallabhā [p= 785,3] [L=157158]
" heart's beloved " , a beloved woman Das3.
(H3) f.
 manovahā
mano--vahā [L=157159]
the heart-artery MBh.
(H3) f.
 manovāñchita
mano--vāñchita [L=157163]
heart'swish , the mind's desire ib.
(H3) n.
 manohara
mano--hara [L=157180]
(ā or ī)n. " heart-stealing " , taking the fancy , fascinating , attractive , charming , beautiful Mn. MBh. &c

Multiflorum or Pubescens L.

karma-māsa) Su1ryapr.

of a poet Cat.

wk. ib.
mano--hara [L=157192]
gold L.
(H3) mf
[L=157181]Jasminum
[L=157182]the third day of the civil month (
[L=157183]N.
[L=157184]of a
(H3B) n.
 manohart
mano--hart [L=157200.1]
a heart-stealer BhP.
(H3) m.
 manoht
mano--ht [L=157205]
" stealing the life " and " gladdening the heart " S3is3. xix , 109.
(H3) mfn.
 manohlāda
mano--hlāda [L=157206]
joy of the heart R.
(H3) m.
 manohlādin
mano--hlādin [L=157207]
gladdening the heart Ka1m.
(H3) mfn.
 manmaśas
manma--śás [p= 786,3] [L=157482]
each according to his heart's desire RV.
(H3) ind.
 manmasādhana
manma--sā́dhana [L=157483]
accomplishing the heart's desires or wishes ib.
(H3) mfn.
 marmacara
marma--cara [p= 791,2] [L=158530]
the heart L.
(H3) n.