Samanvita, Shamanvita: 14 definitions


Samanvita means something in Buddhism, Pali, Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, 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 Samanvit.

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Samanvita in Purana glossary
Source: Shiva Purana - English Translation

Samanvita (समन्वित) refers to “accompanying”, according to the Śivapurāṇa 2.3.18 (“Description of the perturbation caused by Kāma”).—Accordingly, as Brahmā narrated: “On seeing the untimely display of spring, Śiva the lord, who had assumed a physical body indulging in divine sports, thought it surprising. But He, the chief of the self-controlled and the remover of man’s misery continued his severe penance. When spring spread everywhere, Kāma accompanied by Rati [i.e., rati-samanvita] stood on his left side, with the arrow of mango blossom taken out and kept in readiness. [...]”.

Purana book cover
context information

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.

Discover the meaning of samanvita in the context of Purana from relevant books on Exotic India

Shaivism (Shaiva philosophy)

[«previous next»] — Samanvita in Shaivism glossary
Source: SOAS University of London: Protective Rites in the Netra Tantra

Samanvita (समन्वित) refers to “(being) endowed with (Śakti)”, according to the Netratantra of Kṣemarāja: a Śaiva text from the 9th century in which Śiva (Bhairava) teaches Pārvatī topics such as metaphysics, cosmology, and soteriology.—Accordingly, [verse 22.5-10ab]—“Listen! I will speak to the question that remains in your heart. All the innumerable Mantras, on all occasions, have the majesty of Śiva and Śakti, all are endowed with Śakti (sarva-śakti-samanvita), all grant rewards and liberation, and [all] are nourished by one's own Śakti. However, the highest Deva is tranquil, in possession of imperceptible guṇas, [namely] Śiva who consists of all, who is pure, and who is to be understood as unsurpassed. [...]

Shaivism book cover
context information

Shaiva (शैव, śaiva) or Shaivism (śaivism) represents a tradition of Hinduism worshiping Shiva as the supreme being. Closely related to Shaktism, Shaiva literature includes a range of scriptures, including Tantras, while the root of this tradition may be traced back to the ancient Vedas.

Discover the meaning of samanvita in the context of Shaivism from relevant books on Exotic India

Yoga (school of philosophy)

[«previous next»] — Samanvita in Yoga glossary
Source: ORA: Amanaska (king of all yogas): A Critical Edition and Annotated Translation by Jason Birch

Samanvita (समन्वित) refers to the “connected feelings” (with one’s caste-class and religious disciplines), according to the Sarvajñānottara verse 20.34-39.—Accordingly, while discussing the culmination of detachment (for the process of attaining the no-mind state): “Having abandoned those feelings connected with his region, caste, his caste-class and religious disciplines (varṇāśrama-samanvita), the wise should meditate on his own [inner] state. Abandoning all such feelings as ‘this is [my] mantra’, ‘this is [my] deity’, ‘this is [my] meditation’ [or] ‘this is [my] austerity’, he should meditate on his own [inner] state. [...]”.

Yoga book cover
context information

Yoga is originally considered a branch of Hindu philosophy (astika), but both ancient and modern Yoga combine the physical, mental and spiritual. Yoga teaches various physical techniques also known as āsanas (postures), used for various purposes (eg., meditation, contemplation, relaxation).

Discover the meaning of samanvita in the context of Yoga from relevant books on Exotic India

Shaktism (Shakta philosophy)

[«previous next»] — Samanvita in Shaktism glossary
Source: Google Books: Manthanabhairavatantram

Samanvita (समन्वित) refers to an “association” (i.e., “this together with that”), according to the Ṭīkā (commentary) on the Manthānabhairavatantra, a vast sprawling work that belongs to a corpus of Tantric texts concerned with the worship of the goddess Kubjikā.—Accordingly, “[...] The venerable one called Ciñciṇīśa is that Śambhu by nature and is born from his own body as a subtle exertion. And what else is there? He should be worshipped along with (samanvita) the Kukārā Vidyā. This is the connection (between the words) with what was said before. [...]”..

Shaktism book cover
context information

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.

Discover the meaning of samanvita in the context of Shaktism from relevant books on Exotic India

In Buddhism

Tibetan Buddhism (Vajrayana or tantric Buddhism)

Source: OSU Press: Cakrasamvara Samadhi

Samanvita (समन्वित) refers to “being full of (food to be enjoyed)”, according to the Guru Mandala Worship (maṇḍalārcana) ritual often performed in combination with the Cakrasaṃvara Samādhi, which refers to the primary pūjā and sādhanā practice of Newah Mahāyāna-Vajrayāna Buddhists in Nepal.—Accordingly, “Oṃ an offering of eatables all combined, full of food to be enjoyed (khādyabhojya-samanvita), Provided with drink to be enjoyed, an acceptable offering from her, Five kinds of virtuous conduct, completely full of egg-born fish, Of one mind with the Nirvikalpa, eat and enjoy Hūṃ”.

Tibetan Buddhism book cover
context information

Tibetan Buddhism includes schools such as Nyingma, Kadampa, Kagyu and Gelug. Their primary canon of literature is divided in two broad categories: The Kangyur, which consists of Buddha’s words, and the Tengyur, which includes commentaries from various sources. Esotericism and tantra techniques (vajrayāna) are collected indepently.

Discover the meaning of samanvita in the context of Tibetan Buddhism from relevant books on Exotic India

Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

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

samanvita (समन्वित).—a S Consecutive or successive naturally: also harmoniously or suitably connected, conjoined, mingled, blended. 2 Possessed of, endowed with, being connected with.

context information

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.

Discover the meaning of samanvita in the context of Marathi from relevant books on Exotic India

Sanskrit dictionary

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

Samanvita (समन्वित).—p. p.

1) Connected with, connected in natural order.

2) Followed.

3) Endowed with, possessing, full of.

4) Affected by.

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

Samanvita (समन्वित).—mfn.

(-taḥ-tā-taṃ) Possessed of, endowed with, possessing, affected by, full of. E. sam intensitive or conjunctive, anvita endowed with.

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

Samanvita (समन्वित).—[adjective] accompanied by, joined or connected with, full or possessed of ([instrumental] or —°).

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

1) Śamānvita (शमान्वित):—[from śama > śam] mfn. devoted to quietism, [Muṇḍaka-upaniṣad]

2) Samanvita (समन्वित):—[=sam-anvita] [from samanv-i] mfn. connected or associated with, completely possessed of, fully endowed with, possessing, full of ([instrumental case] or [compound]), [Śvetāśvatara-upaniṣad; Manu-smṛti; Mahābhārata] etc.

3) [v.s. ...] corresponding or answering to ([compound]), [Rāmāyaṇa]

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

Samanvita (समन्वित):—[sama-nvita] (taḥ-tā-taṃ) a. Possessed of.

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

Samanvita (समन्वित) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Samannia.

context information

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.

Discover the meaning of samanvita in the context of Sanskrit from relevant books on Exotic India

Hindi dictionary

[«previous next»] — Samanvita in Hindi glossary
Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Samanvita (समन्वित) [Also spelled samanvit]:—(a) coordinated; harmonized; hence ~[ti] (nf).

context information


Discover the meaning of samanvita in the context of Hindi from relevant books on Exotic India

Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Samanvita in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Samanvita (ಸಮನ್ವಿತ):—[adjective] mixed; blended; united.

--- OR ---

Samanvita (ಸಮನ್ವಿತ):—[noun] that which mixed, blended or united.

--- OR ---

Samanvīta (ಸಮನ್ವೀತ):—[adjective] = ಸಮನ್ವಿತ [samanvita]1.

context information

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

Discover the meaning of samanvita in the context of Kannada from relevant books on Exotic India

See also (Relevant definitions)

Relevant text

Help me keep this site Ad-Free

For over a decade, this site has never bothered you with ads. I want to keep it that way. But I humbly request your help to keep doing what I do best: provide the world with unbiased truth, wisdom and knowledge.

Let's make the world a better place together!

Like what you read? Consider supporting this website: