Sambadha, Sambādha, Saṃbādha: 14 definitions


Sambadha means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Jainism, Prakrit, 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.

In Hinduism

Kama-shastra (the science of Love-making)

Source: Brill: Śaivism and the Tantric Traditions (kāmasūtra)

Sambādha (सम्बाध) (Cf. Bhaga) refers to the “(female) genitalia”, according to the Kāmasūtra of Vātsyāyana and Jaśodhara’s commentary called the Jayamaṅgalā .—Accordingly, “[When you are] about to practise sex, [first you should] rub her genitalia (sambādha) with your hand, and when there is dampness, the sexual act can be commenced. This is the restoration of passion”.

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Kamashastra (कामशास्त्र, kāmaśāstra) deals with ancient Indian science of love-making, passion, emotions and other related topics dealing with the pleasures of the senses.

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In Jainism

General definition (in Jainism)

Source: Trisastisalakapurusacaritra

Sambādha (सम्बाध) refers to an “poor dominions” according to Jacobi, Uttarādhyayana p. 176 and notes 3-11.

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Jainism is an Indian religion of Dharma whose doctrine revolves around harmlessness (ahimsa) towards every living being. The two major branches (Digambara and Svetambara) of Jainism stimulate self-control (or, shramana, ‘self-reliance’) and spiritual development through a path of peace for the soul to progess to the ultimate goal.

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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

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Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

sambādha : (m.) pressure; crowding; inconvenience.

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Sambādha, (cp. Sk. sambādha) 1. crowding, pressure, inconvenience from crowding, obstruction Vism. 119. janasambādharahita free from crowding Miln. 409; kiṭṭhasambādha crowding of corn, the time when the corn is growing thick M. I, 115; J. I, 143, 388.—yassa sambādho bhavissati he who finds it too crowded Vin. IV, 43; asambādha unobstructed Sn. 150; atisambādhatā (q. v.) the state of being too narrow J. I, 7; puttadārasambādhasayana a bed encumbered with child and wife Miln. 243; cp. S. I, 78; (in fig. sense) difficulty, trouble S. I, 7, 48; J. IV, 488; sambādhapaṭipanna of the eclipsed moon S. I, 50. As adjective “crowded, dense” sambādho gharavāso life in the family is confined, i.e. a narrow life, full of hindrances D. I, 63, 250; S. II, 219; V, 350; DA. I, 180; s. magga a crowded path J. I, 104; nijana° vana Vism. 342; s. vyūha S. V, 369.—atisambādha too confined DhA. I, 310 (cakkavāḷa).—compar. sambādhatara S. V, 350; asambādhaṃ comfortably J. I, 80. ‹-› 2. pudendum masculinum Vin. I, 216; II, 134; pudendum muliebre Vin. IV, 259; Sn. 609; sambādhaṭṭhāna (nt.) pudendum muliebre J. I, 61; IV, 260. (Page 693)

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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

Saṃbādha (संबाध).—a. Thronged or crowded with, blocked up, narrow; निगाढे युधि संबाधे वेत्स्यसे मां जनार्दन (nigāḍhe yudhi saṃbādhe vetsyase māṃ janārdana) Mahābhārata (Bombay) 5.76.14; संबाधं बृहदति तद्बभूव वर्त्म (saṃbādhaṃ bṛhadati tadbabhūva vartma) Śiśupālavadha 8.2; व्योम्नि संबाधवर्त्मभिः (vyomni saṃbādhavartmabhiḥ) R.12. 67; अनेकसिद्धसाध्यसंबाधम् (anekasiddhasādhyasaṃbādham) K.

-dhaḥ 1 Being thronged with.

2) Pressing on, striking, hurting; स्तनसंबाधमुरो जघान च (stanasaṃbādhamuro jaghāna ca) Kumārasambhava 4.26.

3) Obstruction, difficulty, danger, impediment; मा गाश्चिरायैकचरः प्रमादं वसन्नसंबाधशिवेऽपि देशे (mā gāścirāyaikacaraḥ pramādaṃ vasannasaṃbādhaśive'pi deśe) Kirātārjunīya 3.53.

4) The road to hell.

5) Fear, dread.

6) The vulva.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Saṃbādha (संबाध).—(in Sanskrit, see [Boehtlingk] 7 with App. and Schmidt, Nachträge, said to be limited to the female privities; in Pali those of both sexes, and so Tibetan ḥdoms, mdoms), the privities: °dha-pradeśa Mahāvyutpatti 9329 = Tibetan mdoms.

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

Sambādha (सम्बाध).—Adj. m. only, but having the three genders when the last term of a compound adjective.

(-dhaḥ) 1. Narrow, contracted, impassible, either from being naturally confined, or from being blocked up or crowded. 2. Crowded. Subst. 1. The vulva. 2. The road to tartarus or hell. 3. Fear, dread. E. sam before bādh to impede, aff. ghañ .

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

Saṃbādha (संबाध).—i. e. sam-bādh + a, I. m. 1. Being thronged, [Harivaṃśa, (ed. Calc.)] 2677. 2. Pressing on, pressure, [Johnson's Selections from the Mahābhārata.] 60, 185. 3. Difficulty, Mārk. P. 21, 1. 4. The road to Tartarus. 5. The vulva. 6. Fear. Ii. adj., f. dhā ([Rāmāyaṇa] 1, 40, 22, Schlegel; 2, 65, 33, Seramp.; Śakuntalop. ap. Chezy, ii. 29). 1. Narrow. 2. Crowded, [Raghuvaṃśa, (ed. Stenzler.)] 12, 67. 3. Blocked up, [Pañcatantra] i. [distich] 427 (cf. Böhtl. Ind. Spr. 1446); impassable.

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

Saṃbādha (संबाध).—[masculine] throng, crowd; pressure, distress; [adjective] narrow, crowded with ([instrumental]).

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

1) Sambāḍha (सम्बाढ):—[=sam-bāḍha] [from sam-baṃh] a mfn. firm, strong, [Taittirīya-āraṇyaka] ([Scholiast or Commentator])

2) Sambādha (सम्बाध):—[=sam-bādha] [from sam-bādh] m. a throng, crowd

3) [v.s. ...] contracted space (ifc. [f(ā). ] = ‘crowded with’, ‘full of’, ‘abounding with’), [Mahābhārata; Kāvya literature] etc.

4) [v.s. ...] the female organ of generation, [Vāmana’s Kāvyālaṃkāravṛtti ii, 1, 17]

5) [v.s. ...] pressure, affliction, distress, annoy, [Ṛg-veda; Atharva-veda; Mahābhārata]

6) [v.s. ...] the road to Naraka or hell, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

7) [v.s. ...] mf(ā)n. contracted, narrow, [Suśruta]

8) [v.s. ...] crammed with, full of ([instrumental case]), [Śiśupāla-vadha]

9) Sambāḍha (सम्बाढ):—[=sam-bāḍha] b See sam-√baṃh.

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

Sambādha (सम्बाध):—[sa-mbādha] (dhaḥ-dhā-dhaṃ) m. Blocked up; crowded; narrow; the vulva; road to hell; fear.

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

Saṃbādha (संबाध) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Saṃbāha, Saṃbāhā.

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Sambadha in German

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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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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Saṃbādha (ಸಂಬಾಧ):—[adjective] crowded with; packed more than something can normally or comfortably hold.

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Saṃbādha (ಸಂಬಾಧ):—

1) [noun] difficulty; strain.

2) [noun] a narrow place or passage.

3) [noun] the state of being distressed; pain, suffering, discomfort, etc.; distress.

4) [noun] resistance; opposition; withstanding.

5) [noun] fear; panic.

6) [noun] a calling on a god to send evil or injury down on some person or thing; a curse.

7) [noun] a scolding in a contemptuous language.

8) [noun] the act or an instance of dying; death.

9) [noun] the external female genitalia; the vulva.

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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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