Samanvita, Shamanvita: 12 definitions

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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: archive.org: 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. [...]”.

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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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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. [...]

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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.

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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”.

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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.

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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.

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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

[«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.

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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

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

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

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Kannada-English dictionary

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

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

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

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

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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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