bandhana mf({I})n. binding , tying , fettering RV. &c. &c. ; captivating (with gen. or ifc. cf. {bhAva-b-} and Pan2. 4-4 , 96 Sch.) holding fast , stopping MW. (ifc.) dependent on ib. ; n. the act of binding , tying , fastening , fettering Mn. MBh. &c. (also {I} f. L.) a bond , tie (also fig.) , rope , cord , tether SBr. &c. &c. (ifc. with f. {A} = bound to or fettered by) binding on or round , clasping Kav. Pancat. binding up , bandaging , a bandage Susr. catching , capturing , confining , detention , custody , imprisonment or a prison Mn. Kathas. Pur. building , construction MBh. R. &c. embanking or an embankment ib. bridging over Hit. alloying (of metals) Bhpr. joining , junction , connection , coherence RV. MBh. fixing upon , directing towards (loc.) L. checking , suppressing Amar. (in phil.) mundane bondage (opp. to final liberation) hurting , killing L. a stalk , stem , peduncle (of a flower) RV. &c. &c. a sinew , muscle L.