Samantatas, Samantatah, Samantataḥ: 10 definitions


Samantatas means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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)

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

Samantatas (समन्ततस्) refers to either “on all sides” or “thoroughly”, and is mentioned in verse 2.12 of the Aṣṭāṅgahṛdayasaṃhitā (Sūtrasthāna) by Vāgbhaṭa.—Samantatas has been interchanged with mardayec ca and translated twice: by kun-nas (“on all sides”) and by yoṅs-su (“thoroughly”) (contracted to yoṅsu in N; cf. Introd. p. 23 n. 6).

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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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Shaktism (Shakta philosophy)

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Source: Google Books: Manthanabhairavatantram

Samantatas (समन्तत) means “in all respects”, according to the Mahānayaprakāśa verse 2.1-35, while explaining the cycles of the goddesses of consciousness.—Accordingly, “That same (energy of consciousness) is the (goddess) who devours destruction (saṃhārabhakṣiṇī). She is the perception consisting of the manifestation of all things within supreme consciousness in a state of oneness (sāmarasya), and so is Union (mela). The inner abiding state of the light (of consciousness) as a state of oneness is the withdrawal of (all) manifestations (ābhāsa) (brought about) when this same (energy) has turned in on itself in all respects (samantataḥsamantatas). [...]”.

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Shakta (शाक्त, śākta) or Shaktism (śāktism) represents a tradition of Hinduism where the Goddess (Devi) is revered and worshipped. Shakta literature includes a range of scriptures, including various Agamas and Tantras, although its roots may be traced back to the Vedas.

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Vedanta (school of philosophy)

[«previous next»] — Samantatas in Vedanta glossary
Source: ORA: Amanaska (king of all yogas): (Advaita Vedanta)

Samantatas (समन्ततस्) refers to “(that which is) pervading everywhere”, according to the Māṇḍūkyopaniṣatkārikā 3.35cd-36.—Accordingly, while discussing Brahma (without attributes): “That very [mind, free of thought and restrained,] is fearless Brahma, [which is] the light of gnosis [pervading] everywhere (samantatas). [It is] unborn, devoid of sleep and dreaming, unnamed, formless, manifested [all] at once and omniscient [This statement] is not figurative in any way”.

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Vedanta (वेदान्त, vedānta) refers to a school of orthodox Hindu philosophy (astika), drawing its subject-matter from the Upanishads. There are a number of sub-schools of Vedanta, however all of them expound on the basic teaching of the ultimate reality (brahman) and liberation (moksha) of the individual soul (atman).

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Samantatas in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

Samantataḥ (समन्ततः) [or समंतात्, samantāt].—ad S All around, roundabout.

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

samantatas (समन्ततस्).—ad All around.

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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

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

Samantatas (समन्ततस्).—Ind. 1. All round, on every side. 2. Wholly, altogether. E. sam with, anta end, term, tasil aff.

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

Samantatas (समन्ततस्).—[samanta + tas], adv. 1. All round, on every side, [Hitopadeśa] ii. [distich] 158. 2. Wholly, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 3, 58.

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

1) Samantatas (समन्ततस्):—[=sam-anta-tas] [from sam-anta] a ind., ‘on all sides, around’, ‘or, wholly, completely’

2) [=sam-anta-tas] [from sam-anta] b ind. See above.

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

Samantatas (समन्ततस्):—adv. All round; altogether.

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

Samantatas (समन्ततस्) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Samaṃtao.

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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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