Samakhyata, Samākhyāta: 6 definitions


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In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Samakhyata in Purana glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Samākhyāta (समाख्यात).—One of the twenty of Amitābha gaṇa.*

  • * Vāyu-purāṇa 100. 16.
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The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Samakhyata in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Samākhyāta (समाख्यात).—p. p.

1) Reckoned up, counted summed up; अष्टौ चान्याः समाख्याताः (aṣṭau cānyāḥ samākhyātāḥ) Manusmṛti 7.156.

2) Fully related, declared, proclaimed.

3) Celebrated, famous

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

Samākhyāta (समाख्यात).—mfn.

(-taḥ-tā-taṃ) 1. Famed, celebrated. 2. Notorious, public. 3. Reckoned up. 4. Declared. E. sam, and āṅ before khyā to say, kta aff.

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

1) Samākhyāta (समाख्यात):—[=sam-ākhyāta] [from sam-ākhyā > samā-khyā] mfn. reckoned up, enumerated, [Manu-smṛti vii, 56]

2) [v.s. ...] completely or fully related, [Mahābhārata; Sāṃkhyakārikā]

3) [v.s. ...] proclaimed or declared to be (iti), [Pañcatantra]

4) [v.s. ...] acknowledged as ([compound]), [Caraka]

5) [v.s. ...] named, called, [Viṣṇu-purāṇa]

6) [v.s. ...] famed, celebrated, notorious, [Horace H. Wilson]

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

Samākhyāta (समाख्यात):—[samā+khyāta] (taḥ-tā-taṃ) a. Famed.

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

Samākhyāta (समाख्यात) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Samakkhāya, Samakkhia, Samāhia.

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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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