noun Hinduism, Buddhism.
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or Man·a, Min·ni
Examples from the Web for manas
Most locals think that the U.S. is looking for a back-up option to Manas in Kyrgyzstan, and that may well be the case.
Opposition leaders have long said they would eject Western forces from the base at Manas, as Russia desires.
The mind (manas) again is superior to the objects, because the relation of the senses and their objects is based on the mind.The Vedanta-Sutras with the Commentary by Sankaracarya|Translator: George Thibaut
The terrible lesson of Urumtsi was not without its effect upon the resolute but despairing garrison of Manas.The Life of Yakoob Beg|Demetrius Boulger
Also by the power of Manas he is able to read the most secret thoughts of others, and to tell their characters.The Influence of Buddhism on Primitive Christianity|Arthur Lillie
The morn sprang from his soul (manas), the sun from his eye, Indra and Agni from his mouth, and Vaya from his breath.An Introduction to Mythology|Lewis Spence
When addressing each other, Nambūtiris use the names of their respective illams or manas.Castes and Tribes of Southern India|Edgar Thurston
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Word Origin and History for manas
"power, authority, supernatural power," 1843, from Maori, "power, authority, supernatural power."