Samayata, Samāyāta, Samāyata: 7 definitions


Samayata means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali. 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.

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In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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

Samāyāta (समायात) refers to “(having) come near (someone)”, according to the Śivapurāṇa 2.3.24 (“Śiva consents to marry Pārvatī”).—Accordingly, as Śiva said to the Gods and others: “O great gods, Viṣṇu, Brahmā and others, why have you come [i.e., samāyāta] near me? Mention the reason for the same”.

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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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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Samayata in Pali glossary
Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

samāyāta : (pp. of samāyāti) came together.

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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.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Samāyata (समायत).—p. p. Drawn out, extended, lengthened.

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Samāyāta (समायात).—p. p.

1) Come together.

2) Returned.

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

Samāyata (समायत).—mfn.

(-taḥ-tā-taṃ) Lengthened, extended. E. sam and āṅ before yam to restrain, kta aff.

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Samāyāta (समायात).—mfn.

(-taḥ-tā-taṃ) Come, arrived. E. sam and āṅ before to go, kta aff.

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

1) Samāyata (समायत):—[=sam-āyata] [from samā-yam] mfn. drawn out, lengthened, extended, long, [Mahābhārata]

2) Samāyāta (समायात):—[=sam-āyāta] [from samā-yā] mfn. come together or near etc.

3) [v.s. ...] returned, [Hemādri’s Caturvarga-cintāmaṇi]

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

1) Samāyata (समायत):—[samā+yata] (taḥ-tā-taṃ) p. Extended.

2) Samāyāta (समायात):—[samā+yāta] (taḥ-tā-taṃ) p. Arrived.

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

Samāyāta (समायात) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Samāyāya.

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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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