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- 1 kāraṇa [ kAraNa ]
- 1.1 kāraṇa-karaṇa [ kAraNakaraNa ]
- 1.2 kāraṇa-kāritam [ kAraNakAritam ]
- 1.3 kāraṇa-gata [ kAraNagata ]
- 1.4 kāraṇa-guṇa [ kAraNaguNa ]
- 1.5 kāraṇa-tas [ kAraNatas ]
- 1.6 kāraṇa-tā [ kAraNatA ]
- 1.7 kāraṇa-tva [ kAraNatva ]
- 1.8 kāraṇa-dhvaṃsa [ kAraNadhvaMsa ]
- 1.9 kāraṇa-dhvaṃsaka [ kAraNadhvaMsaka ]
- 1.10 kāraṇa-dhvaṃsin [ kAraNadhvaMsin ]
- 1.11 kāraṇa-bhūta [ kAraNabhUta ]
- 1.12 kāraṇa-mālā [ kAraNamAlA ]
- 1.13 kāraṇa-vat [ kAraNavat ]
- 1.14 kāraṇa-vādin [ kAraNavAdin ]
- 1.15 kāraṇa-vāri [ kAraNavAri ]
- 1.16 kāraṇa-vihīna [ kAraNavihIna ]
- 1.17 kāraṇa-śarīra [ kAraNazarIra ]
- 1.18 kāraṇâkṣepa [ kAraNAkSepa ]
- 1.19 kāraṇâkhyā [ kAraNAkhyA ]
- 1.20 kāraṇânvita [ kAraNAnvita ]
- 1.21 kāraṇâbhāva [ kAraNAbhAva ]
- 1.22 kāraṇôttara [ kAraNottara ]
- 2 kāraṇa [ kAraNa ]
kāraṇa [ kAraNa ]
1 n. cause, reason, the cause of anything ( gen., also often loc. ) KātyŚr. MBh. Mn. etc.
motive origin, principle
a cause ( in phil., i.e. that which is invariably antecedent to some product, cf. samavâyi-k°, asamavâyi-k°, nimitta-k° )
an element, elementary matter Yājñ. iii, 148 Bhag. xviii, 13
the origin or plot of a play or poem Sāh
that on which an opinion or judgement is founded ( a sign, mark
a legal instrument, document ) Mn. MBh. etc.
an organ of sense Ragh. xvi, 22 etc.
an action MBh. xii, 12070
agency, instrumentality, condition Kathās. cxii, 178
' the cause of being ', a father W.
' cause of creation ', a deity W.
the body L.
a kind of musical instrument L.
a sort of song L.
a number of scribes or Kāyasthas W.
( ā ), f. pain, agony Daś
an astronomical period W. [ kāraṇāt, from some cause or reason, Rprāt. iii, 13 Mn. viii, 355
kasmāt kāraṇāt, from what cause ? mama-kāraṇāt, for my sake R. etc.
a-kāraṇena, without a reason Yājñ. ii, 234
yena kāraṇena, because
yasmin kāraṇe, from which motive, wherefore. ]
kāraṇa-karaṇa [ kAraNakaraNa ]
n. a primary cause, elementary cause, atom W.
kāraṇa-kāritam [ kAraNakAritam ]
ind. in consequence of R. ii, 58, 24
kāraṇa-gata [ kAraNagata ]
mfn. referred to a cause, resolved into first principles W.
kāraṇa-guṇa [ kAraNaguNa ]
m. ' a quality of cause ', an elementary or causal property Sāṃkhyak. 14
°ṇôdbhava-guṇa m. a secondary or derivative property ( as form, taste, smell, etc. produced by combinations of elementary or causal particles ) Bhāshāp. 95
kāraṇa-tas [ kAraNatas ]
ind. fr. a certain reason ( cf. kārya-k° ) Ragh. x , 19
kāraṇa-tā [ kAraNatA ]
f. causality, causation Kum. ii, 6
-vāda m. N. of wk.
kāraṇa-tva [ kAraNatva ]
n. = -tā MBh. xiii, 38 BhP. etc.
kāraṇa-dhvaṃsa [ kAraNadhvaMsa ]
m. removal of a cause
kāraṇa-dhvaṃsaka [ kAraNadhvaMsaka ]
mf ( ikā ) n. removing a cause
kāraṇa-dhvaṃsin [ kAraNadhvaMsin ]
kāraṇa-bhūta [ kAraNabhUta ]
mfn. become a cause
kāraṇa-mālā [ kAraNamAlA ]
f. ' a series or chain of causes ', a particular figure in rhet. Sāh
mfn. having a cause Nyāyad
m. ' cause-declarer ', a complainant, plaintiff W.
n. primeval water, the water produced and created ( from which as from an original reservoir the Hindūs suppose all the water in the universe to be supplied ) W.
mfn. destitute of a cause or reason, unreasonable
kāraṇa-śarīra [ kAraNazarIra ]
n. ' causal body ', the original embryo or source of the body existing with the Universal impersonal Spirit and equivalent to A-vidyā ( equivalent also to Māyā, and when investing the impersonal Spirit causing it to become the Personal God or Īśvara RTL., p. 35 and 36 ), Vedântas.
kāraṇâkṣepa [ kAraNAkSepa ]
m. ( in rhet. ) an objection raised to the cause of a phenomenon Kāvyâd
kāraṇâkhyā [ kAraNAkhyA ]
f. ( with the Pāśupatas ) a N. of the organs of perception and action, of Buddhi, Ahaṃkāra, and Manas
kāraṇânvita [ kAraNAnvita ]
mfn. possessed of a cause or reason, following as an effect fr. its cause
kāraṇâbhāva [ kAraNAbhAva ]
m. absence of cause
kāraṇôttara [ kAraNottara ]
n. answer to a charge, denial of the cause ( of complaint
e.g. acknowledgement that a debt was incurred, but assertion that it has been repaid, etc. )
kāraṇa [ kAraNa ]
2 n. killing, injury L.