Samarasa: 4 definitions



Samarasa means something in 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 Samras.

In Hinduism

Shaktism (Shakta philosophy)

Source: Google Books: Manthanabhairavatantram

Samarasa (समरस) refers to the “oneness” (of all the energies), according to the Manthānabhairavatantra, vast sprawling work that belongs to a corpus of Tantric texts concerned with the worship of the goddess Kubjikā.—Raudrī is the locus of the coming together (grathana) of Kula, which is realisation (pratyaya) and the restraint (of impurity brought about by the gracious) Gaze of the Lion. (She is) the intense form of the Command (tīvrājñā), the radiant energy (tejas) of the Siddhas, which is the Teaching of the Lion (imparted) by means of the oneness (samarasa of all the energies).

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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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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

samarasa (समरस).—a (S) Of justly balanced passions and affections; of equal temper or mind; mild, placid, tranquil, serene. 2 Of the same or one essence, nature, spirit, or glowing life.

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samarasa (समरस).—m (S) Identity of essence or spiritual being; and, specifically, coëssentiality or tādātmya with brahma. Ex. mhaṇē tukā samaraśīṃ miḷālā jara || tarī kōṇāsīṃ uttara bōlāvēṃ ||.

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samarāsa (समरास).—f (samarāśi S) The produce of a field collected and stacked, not yet divided amongst the sharers nor yet ascertained. Hence Property in general of which the division is not made and the enjoyment is forborne.

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

Samarasa (समरस):—[=sama-rasa] [from sama] mfn. having eq° feelings (-tva n.), [Kāśī khaṇḍa, from the skanda-purāṇa]

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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

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Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Samarasa (समरस) [Also spelled samras]:—(a) equanimous; harmonious; ~[] equanimity; harmony.

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