manodanda

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Sanskrit मनोदण्ड (manodaṇḍa, complete control over one's thoughts).

Noun[edit]

manodanda (uncountable)

  1. (Hinduism, Buddhism) complete control over one's thoughts
  2. (Hinduism, Buddhism) mental deeds
  3. (historical) mental punishments in the Indosphere, such as being cursed

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