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Ananta (अनन्‍त) is a Sanskrit word meaning "without end" or infinity. It may refer to: The Sanskrit language ( , for short ) is an old Indo-Aryan language from the Indian Subcontinent, the classical literary language of the Hindus of India[1], a liturgical language of Hinduism, Buddhism, and Jainism, and one of the 23 official languages of India. ...


Ananta may also refer to: Sri Ananta Das Babaji Ananta Das Babaji (Pandit Sri Ananta Das Babaji Maharaja) is a leading religious figure in the contemporary Gaudiya Vaishnava tradition. ... In Indian and Hindu mythology, Sesha is a naga (serpent). ... Hinduism - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... Ananta Nayak (born 1 May 1969) is a member of the 14th Lok Sabha of India. ...


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Ananta - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (103 words)
Ananta is a Sanskrit word meaning "without end," or the "the infinite one".
Ananta is a commonly used name for Shesha (or 'Ananta Shesha'), an incarnation of Vishnu from Hindu tradition, in the form of a large, divine serpent with many thousands of heads.
Ananta was a spiritually based progressive rock band fronted by Ilan Chester.
ANANTA - Ancient Mythology (118 words)
Ananta has a thousand heads, all of which rise to form a canopy over the recumbent deity.
As Balarma, the half-brother of Krishna, Ananta takes on human form, but as he is sitting beneath a tree, lost in thought, a serpent crawls from his mouth, and he is left disincarnate.
Having once made a truce, the gods and the demons used Ananta as a rope, which they twisted around Mount Mandara, and so churned the ocean for Amrita.
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