The Joyous Meditation Teachings of Lorin Roche


Muhurta-Moment



muhūrta
muhūrtá [p= 825,2] [L=166067]
n. a moment , instant , any short space of time RV. &c (ibc. , in a moment ; °tena ind. after an instant , presently)

partic. division of time , the 3oth part of a day , a period of 48 minutes (in pl. personified as the children of muhūrta) S3Br. &c
muhūrta [L=166163]
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(H2) m.
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see also - Sanskrit for “moment”:

kṣaṇa - moment



(H1) kṣaṇa 1 [p= 324,3] [L=58739] m. any instantaneous point of time , instant , twinkling of an eye , moment Nal. S3ak. Ragh. &c
[L=58740] a moment regarded as a measure of time (equal to thirty kalās or four minutes L. ; or (in astron.) to 48 minutes VarBr2S. &c ; or 4÷5 or 24÷35 seconds BhP. iii , 11 , 7 and 8)
[L=58741] a leisure moment , vacant time , leisure (e.g. kṣaṇaṃ- √kṛ , to have leisure for , wait patiently for MBh. ; cf. kṛta-kṣaṇa)
[L=58742] a fit or suitable moment , opportunity (kṣaṇaṃ- √kṛ , to give an opportunity. MBh. iv , 666 ; cf. datta-kṣaṇa and labdha-kṣ°)
[L=58743] a festival Megh. Das3. BhP. iii , 3 , 21
[L=58744] a certain day of the fortnight (as the full moon , change of the moon , &c ) Sarvad.
[L=58745] dependence L.
[L=58746] the centre , middle L.
(H1B) kṣaṇa 1 [L=58747] n. an instant , moment Bhartr2. (= Subh. )
(H1B) kṣaṇa 1 [p= 325,1] [L=58749] n. in a moment Ragh. xii , 36 S3a1ntis3. (cf. tat-kṣaṇam)
(H1B) kṣaṇa 1 [L=58752] n. tataḥ kṣaṇāt (= tat-kṣaṇāt q.v.) , immediately upon that Katha1s.
(H1B) kṣaṇa 1 [L=58753] n. kṣaṇāt-kṣaṇāt , in this moment - in that moment Ra1jat. viii , 898
(H1B) kṣaṇa 1 [L=58755] n. kṣaṇe kṣaṇe , every instant , every moment Ra1jat. v , 165 and 337.
(H1) kṣaṇa 2 [L=58810] °ṇatu,°ṇana , &c » √kṣan.
(H2) kṣaṇa 2 [p= 325,3] [L=58917] m. killing (= māraṇa) Gal.
(H2) kṣaṇa [p= 1325,3] [L=329200] (in comp.)
kṣaṇeṇa

(H1C) kṣaṇeṇa 1 [p= 325,1] [L=58750] ind. instr. in a moment Nal. R. &c
kṣaṇamātra

(H3) kṣaṇa--mātra [L=58785] n. " only a moment "
kṣaṇamātram

(H4) kṣaṇa--mātr° am [L=58785.1] ind. only for a moment Ragh. i , 73
kṣaṇamātreṇa

(H4) kṣaṇa--mātreṇa [L=58786] ind. instr. in a mere moment R. iv , 38 , 36