Samasama, Samāsama, Shamashama, Śamaśama, Shama-shama: 9 definitions
Samasama means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, Marathi, Jainism, Prakrit. 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.
The Sanskrit term Śamaśama can be transliterated into English as Samasama or Shamashama, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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Pali-English dictionarySource: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Samāsama, “exactly the same” at Ud. 85 (=D. II, 135) read sama°. (Page 686)
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Samasama refers to: exactly the same D. I, 123; II, 136; Pug. 64; Miln. 410; DA. I, 290.
Note: samasama is a Pali compound consisting of the words sama and sama.
Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.
Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
samasama (समसम).—f (Imit. or saṇasaṇa) Any pressing or continuing trouble or care. v lāga, & cuka, ṭaḷa, suṭa, jā, tuṭa, sara. 2 Continuing disquietude or sense of trouble and harass.
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.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Śamaśama (शमशम).—a. enjoying perpetual tranquillity.
Śamaśama is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms śama and śama (शम).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary
Samasama (समसम).—adj. (āmreḍita of sama; = Pali id.), quite equal or equivalent, exactly alike: sarvadharmāḥ samāḥ sarve samāḥ samasamāḥ sadā Saddharmapuṇḍarīka 143.5 (verse); (nāsti me kaścid) āśayena sarvaloke samasamaḥ (fully equal), kutaḥ punar uttara ity…Daśabhūmikasūtra 13.10; Siddhārtha-kumā- rasya na kocit (but mss. kvacit, which may be kept, any- where) samasamo tathā yuddhe vā…Mahāvastu ii.75.19; utsāhe- nāsya loke °mo na bhaviṣyati 430.17; 431.18 (se for asya); na koci (v.l. kvacin, read °cit) puruṣo varṇarūpeṇa °mo bhaviṣyati 492.9; etasya varṇavīryeṇa (v.l. vara°) loke nāsti samāsamo (ā m.c.) ii.488.12 (verse); te rūpeṇa… samasamo na bhaviṣyati iii.25.5; nāsti te °maḥ kutottaro Rāṣṭrapālaparipṛcchā 6.13 (verse); sarvaṃ °maṃ bhavati nirviśiṣṭaṃ Bodhisattvabhūmi 93.26; °mā mātāpitara ācāryopādhyāyāḥ Karmavibhaṅga (and Karmavibhaṅgopadeśa) 59.5; (na caiṣāṃ) sarvajagati °mo 'sti jñānena Gaṇḍavyūha 470.25; indicating a repetition (like peyālam), satkareyā ity etaṃ samasamaṃ Mahāvastu ii.362.15, this is just the same (as in line 13, beginning satkareyā); samasamaṃ, adv., at the very same time: Rājagṛhe °maṃ…parvaṃ vartati Mahāvastu iii.57.6. See next.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Śamaśama (शमशम).—[adjective] always quiet.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Śamaśama (शमशम):—[=śama-śama] [from śama > śam] mfn. enjoying perpetual tranquillity (as Śiva), [Mahābhārata]
2) Samāsama (समासम):—[from sama] mfn. [dual number] equal and unequal, of eq° and uneq° rank, [Gautama-dharma-śāstra; Sarvadarśana-saṃgraha]Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)
Samasamā (समसमा) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Samasama.
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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.
Prakrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary
Samasama (समसम) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Samasamā.
Prakrit is an ancient language closely associated with both Pali and Sanskrit. Jain literature is often composed in this language or sub-dialects, such as the Agamas and their commentaries which are written in Ardhamagadhi and Maharashtri Prakrit. The earliest extant texts can be dated to as early as the 4th century BCE although core portions might be older.
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