Sadana, Sādana, Sādāna, Shadana: 20 definitions


Sadana means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, Marathi, Jainism, Prakrit, Hindi. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

Alternative spellings of this word include Sadan.

In Hinduism

Vastushastra (architecture)

Source: Wisdom Library: Vāstu-śāstra

Sadana (सदन) is a Sanskrit technical term denoting a “residence” in general, according to the list of synonyms given in the Mayamata XIX.10-12, the Mānasāra XIX.108-12, and the Samarāṅgaṇa-sūtradhāra XVIII.8-9, all populair treatises on Vāstuśāstra literature.

Source: OpenEdition books: Architectural terms contained in Ajitāgama and Rauravāgama

Sadana (सदन) refers to “temple § 4.2.”.—(For paragraphs cf. Les enseignements architecturaux de l'Ajitāgama et du Rauravāgama by Bruno Dagens)

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Vastushastra (वास्तुशास्त्र, vāstuśāstra) refers to the ancient Indian science (shastra) of architecture (vastu), dealing with topics such architecture, sculpture, town-building, fort building and various other constructions. Vastu also deals with the philosophy of the architectural relation with the cosmic universe.

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Natyashastra (theatrics and dramaturgy)

Source: Wisdom Library: Nāṭya-śāstra

Sādana (सादन, “humillation”) refers to ‘words of humiliation’. Sādana represents one of the thirteen vimarśasandhi, according to the Nāṭyaśāstra chapter 21. Vimarśasandhi refers to the “segments (sandhi) of the pause part (vimarśa)” and represents one of the five segments of the plot (itivṛtta or vastu) of a dramatic composition (nāṭaka).

Source: Natya Shastra

Sādana (सादन).—One of the thirteen elements of the ‘pause segment’ (vimarśasandhi);—(Description:) Putting in insulting words for some purpose, is called Humiliation (sādana).

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Natyashastra (नाट्यशास्त्र, nāṭyaśāstra) refers to both the ancient Indian tradition (shastra) of performing arts, (natya—theatrics, drama, dance, music), as well as the name of a Sanskrit work dealing with these subjects. It also teaches the rules for composing Dramatic plays (nataka), construction and performance of Theater, and Poetic works (kavya).

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Ayurveda (science of life)

Source: Ayurveda glossary of terms

Sadana (सदन):—[sadanaṃ] Weakness, Fatigue, Falling of

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Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.

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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

sadana : (nt.) a house.

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Sādana, (nt.) (cp. Vedic sādana, fr. sad) place, house J. IV, 405; Yama-sādanaṃ sampatto come to Yama’s abode: dead J. IV, 405; V, 267, 304; VI, 457, 505 (do. , the MSS. always read °-sādhana). (Page 703)

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Sādāna, (adj.) (sa+ādāna) attached to the world, passionate Dh. 406=Sn. 630; DhA. IV, 180. (Page 703)

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Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.

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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

saḍaṇa (सडण).—n (saḍaṇēṃ) Rice, pulse &c. taken to be husked by pounding. 2 The operation or act of pounding in order to husk.

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sadana (सदन).—n S A house or habitation.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

saḍaṇa (सडण).—n The act of pounding in order to husk. Rice &c. taken to be husked by pounding.

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sadana (सदन).—n A house or habitation.

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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Sadana (सदन).—[sīdatyasmin sad ādhāre lyuṭ]

1) A house, palace, mansion.

2) Sinking down, decaying, perishing.

3) Languor; exhaustion, fatigue.

4) Water.

5) A sacrificial hall.

6) The abode of Yama.

7) Sitting, a seat.

Derivable forms: sadanam (सदनम्).

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Sādana (सादन).—1 Wearying, fatiguing.

2) Destroying; क्रोधलोभौ भयं दर्प एतेषां सादनाच्छुचिः (krodhalobhau bhayaṃ darpa eteṣāṃ sādanācchuciḥ) Mahābhārata (Bombay) 12.213.1.

3) Exhaustion.

4) A house, dwelling; तस्मात्त्वां पूर्वमेवाहं नेताऽद्य यमसादनम् (tasmāttvāṃ pūrvamevāhaṃ netā'dya yamasādanam) Mahābhārata (Bombay) 3.39.1.

-nī 1 Exhaustion, decay, fatigue.

2) The plant कटुकी (kaṭukī).

Derivable forms: sādanam (सादनम्).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Sadana (सदन).—n.

(-naṃ) 1. A house. 2. Water. 3. Perishing, decaying. 4. Exhaustion. 5. A sacrificial hall. E. ṣad to go or perish, aff. yuc or lyuṭ .

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Sādana (सादन).—n.

(-naṃ) 1. A house, a dwelling. 2. Dispelling. 3. Destroying. 4. Wearying, exhausting. 5. Exhaustion, decay. E. ṣad to go, causal v., lyuṭ aff.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Sadana (सदन).—[sad + ana], n. 1. A house, [Pañcatantra] ii. [distich] 64; a palace, [Pañcatantra] i. [distich] 352. 2. Decaying, perishing. 3. Exhaustion. 4. Water.

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Sādana (सादन).—i. e. sad, [Causal.], + ana, n. 1. Dispelling. 2. Destroying. 3. Wearying. 4. Exhaustion. 5. A house, a dwelling, [Hiḍimbavadha] 4, 7.

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Sadāna (सदान).—adj. pouring out the fluid which flows from the temples of an elephant in rut, [Kirātārjunīya] 5, 9.

Sadāna is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms sa and dāna (दान).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Śādana (शादन).—[neuter] falling out.

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Sadana (सदन).—[feminine] ī causing settlement or stay. [neuter] seat, place, abode, home, house (adj. —° living in); settling down, coming to rest.

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Sadāna (सदान).—1. [adjective] having gifts.

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Sadāna (सदान).—2. [adjective] ruttish (elephant).

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Sādana (सादन).—[adjective] causing to sink, wearying, exhausting; [neuter] placing down, sinking; seat, place, home; dish.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Sadana (सदन):—[from sad] mf(ī)n. causing to settle down or remain, [Ṛg-veda]

2) [v.s. ...] n. a seat, dwelling, residence, house, home (often ifc. = ‘abiding or dwelling in’), [Ṛg-veda] etc. etc.

3) [v.s. ...] settling down, coming to rest, [Ṛg-veda]

4) [v.s. ...] relaxation, exhaustion, [Suśruta]

5) [v.s. ...] water (= udaka), [Naighaṇṭuka, commented on by Yāska i, 12]

6) [v.s. ...] the abode of sacrifice, sacrificial hall, [Monier-Williams’ Sanskrit-English Dictionary]

7) [v.s. ...] the abode of Yama, [ib.]

8) Sādana (सादन):—[from sad] mfn. ([from] [Causal]) = sādaka, [Śiśupāla-vadha]

9) [v.s. ...] m. a text recited when anything is being set down (cf. below), [Āpastamba-śrauta-sūtra]

10) [from sad] n. causing to sink, wearying, exhausting, destroying, [Horace H. Wilson]

11) [v.s. ...] setting down, arranging (of vessels etc.), [Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa; Kātyāyana-śrauta-sūtra]

12) [v.s. ...] sinking in (of wheels), [Varāha-mihira’s Bṛhat-saṃhitā]

13) [v.s. ...] (= sadana) a seat, house, dwelling, place, home, [Mahābhārata; Rāmāyaṇa; Bhāgavata-purāṇa] a vessel, dish, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa]

14) Sadāna (सदान):—[=sa-dāna] [from sa > sa-daṃśa] 1. sa-dāna (sa-) mfn. having gifts, with gifts, [Ṛg-veda]

15) [v.s. ...] 2. sa-dāna mfn. having ichor (exuding from the temples), being in rut (as an elephant), [Kirātārjunīya]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Sadana (सदन):—(naṃ) n. A house; water; perishing, exhaustion.

2) Sādana (सादन):—(naṃ) 1. n. A house or dwelling; exhaustion; destroying; dispersing.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Śadana (शदन) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Pakkhoḍaṇa, Pakkholaṇa, Sayaṇa, Sīaṇa, Sīdaṇa.

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Sadana in German

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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.

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Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

1) Saḍana (सडन):—(nf) decay, decomposition; putrefaction, rot, rottenness.

2) Saḍanā (सडना):—(v) to decay, to decompose; to rot, to ferment, to putrefy; to be or fall in misery.

3) Saḍāna (सडान):—(nf) decay/decaying, rot/rotting, putrefaction/putridity.

4) Saḍānā (सडाना):—(v) to (cause to) decay, to rot, to decompose, to cause to putrefy.

5) Sadana (सदन) [Also spelled sadan]:—(nm) a house; house of legislature, chamber;—, [ucca] upper house; —[kā netā] leader of the house; -[tyāga] walk out (from the house); —, [nicalā] lower house; ~[sadanī, eka] unicameral; ~[sadanī, dvi] bicameral.

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Prakrit-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary

1) Saḍaṇa (सडण) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Śaṭana.

2) Sāḍaṇa (साडण) also relates to the Sanskrit words: Śāṭana, Śātana.

3) Sāḍaṇā (साडणा) also relates to the Sanskrit words: Śāṭanā, Śātanā.

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Prakrit is an ancient language closely associated with both Pali and Sanskrit. Jain literature is often composed in this language or sub-dialects, such as the Agamas and their commentaries which are written in Ardhamagadhi and Maharashtri Prakrit. The earliest extant texts can be dated to as early as the 4th century BCE although core portions might be older.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Sadana (ಸದನ):—

1) [noun] a piece of furniture to sit on; a seat.

2) [noun] a building where one or a family normally lives in.

3) [noun] a large town; a city.

4) [noun] a meeting of a number of people for consultation or discussion; conference.

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Sādaṇa (ಸಾದಣ):—[noun] = ಸಾದನೆ [sadane].

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Sādana (ಸಾದನ):—[noun] = ಸಾದನೆ [sadane].

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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