Samada, Samadā, Samādā: 11 definitions


Samada means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Jainism, Prakrit, Marathi. 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.

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

Source: Vagbhata’s Ashtanga Hridaya Samhita (first 5 chapters)

Samada (समद) refers to the “passionate (women)”, which is mentioned in verse 3.15 of the Aṣṭāṅgahṛdayasaṃhitā (Sūtrasthāna) by Vāgbhaṭa.—Accordingly, “[...] Passionate [viz., samada] (and) lovely women with exuberant thighs, breasts, and buttocks take away the cold, their body being hot with incense, saffron, and youth. [...]”.

Note: The attribute Samada [samadāḥ] (“passionate”) also translatable as “intoxicated”, has been replaced by rgyags (“fat, buxom”).

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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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In Jainism

General definition (in Jainism)

Source: The University of Sydney: A study of the Twelve Reflections

Samada (समद) refers to “ruttish (elephants)”, according to the 11th century Jñānārṇava, a treatise on Jain Yoga in roughly 2200 Sanskrit verses composed by Śubhacandra.—Accordingly, “This most powerful [and] cruel death devours against their will the life of those who possess a body that has settled in the middle world, in hell, in the world of Brahmā, in Indra’s abode, in the middle of the ocean, inside the forest, at all quarters of the globe, on a mountain-peak, in a place difficult of access on account of fire, forest, cold, darkness, thunderbolts [and] swords, or in [a place] crowded with a troop of ruttish elephants (samada-karin-ghaṭāsaṃkaṭa)”.

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Jainism is an Indian religion of Dharma whose doctrine revolves around harmlessness (ahimsa) towards every living being. The two major branches (Digambara and Svetambara) of Jainism stimulate self-control (or, shramana, ‘self-reliance’) and spiritual development through a path of peace for the soul to progess to the ultimate goal.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

samadā (समदा).—a (Vulgar corruption of samasta or sarvadā) All or every one. 2 All, the whole.

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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

Samada (समद).—a.

1) Intoxicated, furious.

2) Mad with rut.

3) Drunk with passion; इह समदशकुन्ताक्रान्तवानीरवीरुत् (iha samadaśakuntākrāntavānīravīrut) U. 2.2; Mv.5.4.

4) Delighted, glad.

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Samādā (समादा).—3 U.

1) To take, receive, accept.

2) To take hold of, seize, grasp.

3) To bestow, give, present.

4) To restore, return.

5) To take off or away.

6) To apprehend; comprehend.

7) To undertake, begin.

8) To collect.

9) To think about, reflect on.

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

Samada (समद).—adj. 1. intoxicated, [Ṛtusaṃhāra] 6, 27; delighted, [Uttara Rāmacarita, 2. ed. Calc., 1862.] 44, 10. 2. furious, [Bhartṛhari, (ed. Bohlen.)] 2, 29.

Samada is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms sa and mada (मद).

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

Samada (समद).—[adjective] intoxicated, excited, ruttish.

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Samādā (समादा).—A. give, restore; [Middle] take (together), seize, grasp, gather, collect; comprehend, understand, observe, take to heart; undertake, begin.

Samādā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms samā and (दा).

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

1) Samada (समद):—[=sa-mada] mf(ā)n. intoxicated, excited with passion, [Kāvya literature]

2) [v.s. ...] ruttish, [Mahābhārata]

3) Samādā (समादा):—[=sam-ā-√dā] [Parasmaipada] [Ātmanepada] -dadāti, -datte, ([Parasmaipada]) to give, bestow, present, [Mahābhārata; Harivaṃśa];

—to give back, restore, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa];

— ([Ātmanepada]) to take away fully or entirely, take away with one, accept, receive, [Ṛg-veda] etc. etc.;

—to take out or away, remove, with draw, [Manu-smṛti; Mahābhārata];

—to take hold of. grasp, seize, [Mahābhārata];

—to gather, collect, [Mahābhārata];

—to apprehend, perceive, comprehend, find out, [Daśarūpa];

—to take to heart, reflect on [Bhāgavata-purāṇa];

—to undertake, begin (with vacanam, or vākyam, ‘a speech’), [Mahābhārata] :

—[Causal] -dāpayati, to establish, [Divyāvadāna];

—to instigate (See sam-ādāpaka etc.)

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

Samādā (समादा) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Samādā.

[Sanskrit to German]

Samada 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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Prakrit-English dictionary

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

Samādā (समादा) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Samādā.

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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

Samada (ಸಮದ):—

1) [adjective] intoxicated.

2) [adjective] arrogant; overbearing.

3) [adjective] happy; joyful; mirthful; glad.

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Samada (ಸಮದ):—[noun] an egoistic, disdainfully haughty man.

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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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