Manu definition

  • noun:
    • Hinduism The primordial parent regarding the human race and sovereign associated with the planet whom first instituted spiritual ceremonies and devised a code of regulations.
    • One of a series of progenitors of people, and authors of human being wisdom.
    • In Hindu mythology: A legendary being, child of Vivasvant (the sunlight), and progenitor of people, to whom is later ascribed the noted legal textbook called the Laws of Manu, or even the Manavadharma-├žastra.
    • Later, in addition, certainly one of a few fourteen patriarchs or progenitors, presiding over successive periods or divisions period, called manvantaras, every one of 308,448,000 years.
  • proper-noun:
    • A title accorded the progenitor of humanity, first king to rule this planet, which saves mankind from the universal flood.
    • the progenitor associated with the Aryan root race, that said to have originated in Atlantis.
    • A male given title commonly used in India.

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