Sambhrita, Saṃbhṛta: 12 definitions


Sambhrita means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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 Saṃbhṛta can be transliterated into English as Sambhrta or Sambhrita, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Kavya (poetry)

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

1) Saṃbhṛta (संभृत) refers to the “gathering (of water)”, according to Kālidāsa’s Raghuvaṃśa verse 8.3-4.—Accordingly: “Having experienced his great consecration with water gathered (saṃbhṛta) by Vasiṣṭha, the earth seemed to express her contentment with clear sighs. When the ritual had been performed for him by the guru who knew the Atharvaveda, he became unassailable by his enemies, for when Brahman is united with the power of weapons it is a union of wind and fire”.

2) Sambhṛta (सम्भृत) refers to “placing one (on the pyre)”, according to Kālidāsa’s Raghuvaṃśa verse 19.54.—Accordingly: “The ministers joined by the chaplain who knew the last rites placed him (sambhṛta) on the pyre in secret in the palace garden, under the pretext of a ceremony that averts disease”.

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Kavya (काव्य, kavya) refers to Sanskrit poetry, a popular ancient Indian tradition of literature. There have been many Sanskrit poets over the ages, hailing from ancient India and beyond. This topic includes mahakavya, or ‘epic poetry’ and natya, or ‘dramatic poetry’.

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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Source: Shiva Purana - English Translation

Sambhṛta (सम्भृत) refers to “gathering (all the requisite things)”, according to the Śivapurāṇa 2.3.42 (“Description of the meeting of the Lord and the Mountain”).—Accordingly, as Brahmā narrated to Nārada: “On hearing that the all-pervading Śiva had come very near his city, the lord of mountains Himavat rejoiced much. Then, gathering all the requisite things (sambhṛta-sambhāra) he sent mountains and the brahmins to welcome Siva. With his mind melting with devotion and joyously praising his luck, the mountain personally went to see Śiva as dear as the very vital air. [...]”.

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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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Shaktism (Shakta philosophy)

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Source: Google Books: Manthanabhairavatantram

Saṃbhṛta (संभृत) refers to “that which is contained (in the sacred seats)”, according to the Ṭīkā (commentary) on the Manthānabhairavatantra, a vast sprawling work that belongs to a corpus of Tantric texts concerned with the worship of the goddess Kubjikā.—Accordingly, “[...] Who is Ṣaṣṭhanātha? What does he do? He visibly reveals what is meritorious, sinful and the rest, that is, what is to be abandoned and what is to be adopted taught in the Lineage of the Eldest and contained in the sacred seats (pīṭha-saṃbhṛta). Thus this is the descent of the Middle Lineage. (It) begins with Kuleśa, that is, it starts with the venerable Ciñciṇīnātha. Thus it has been explained clearly, that is, proclaimed completely. [...]”.

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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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In Jainism

General definition (in Jainism)

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Source: The University of Sydney: A study of the Twelve Reflections

Saṃbhṛta (संभृत) refers to “(being) filled with” (a mass of virtue), according to the 11th century Jñānārṇava, a treatise on Jain Yoga in roughly 2200 Sanskrit verses composed by Śubhacandra.—Accordingly, “In this world sometimes corporeal [souls] filled with a mass of virtue (puṇya-prāgbhāra-saṃbhṛta) appear in heaven because of the development of life and name karmas connected with the celestial state of existence. And, having obtained the good fortune of heaven, [those corporeal beings] enjoy heavenly pleasure in the lower heavens and in the celestial vehicles or among other groups [of gods]”.

Synonyms: Vyāpta, Ākīrṇa, Avakīrṇa, Ālīḍha, Samālīḍha, Samākīrṇa, Pūrṇa.

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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

Sanskrit dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Saṃbhṛta (संभृत).—p. p.

1) Brought together, collected, concentrated.

2) Got ready, prepared, provided, equipped; संभृतया सपर्यया किल परम परितुष्यसि (saṃbhṛtayā saparyayā kila parama parituṣyasi) Bhāgavata 5.3.6.

3) Furnished or endowed with, possessed of.

4) Placed, deposited.

5) Full, complete, entire.

6) Gained, obtained.

7) Carried, borne.

8) Nourished.

9) Produced, caused.

1) Honoured, respected.

11) Loud, shrill (as a sound).

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

Sambhṛta (सम्भृत).—mfn.

(-taḥ-tā-taṃ) 1. Collected, assembled. 2. Gained, got, possessed of. 3. Filled, full. 4. Complete, ready, prepared. 5. Nourished maintained. 6. Carried. E. sam before bhṛ to nourish, &c., aff. kta .

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

Saṃbhṛta (संभृत).—[adjective] put together, heaped up, collected; loaden, covered, or furnished with ([instrumental] or —°); carried, borne (in the womb); augmented, increased, nourished; gained, acquired; caused, effected.

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

1) Sambhṛta (सम्भृत):—[=sam-bhṛta] [from sam-bhṛ] mfn. brought together, collected, assembled, accumulated, concentrated, [Ṛg-veda] etc. etc.

2) [v.s. ...] provided, stored, laden, filled, covered, furnished or endowed with, possessed of ([instrumental case] or [compound]), [Atharva-veda] etc. etc.

3) [v.s. ...] carried, borne (in the womb), [Mahābhārata]

4) [v.s. ...] well maintained or nourished, [Ṛg-veda; Rāmāyaṇa]

5) [v.s. ...] honoured, respected, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa]

6) [v.s. ...] produced, effected, caused, made, prepared, [Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa; Kālidāsa; Suśruta]

7) [v.s. ...] loud, shrill (as a sound), [Mahābhārata vii, 3911]

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

Sambhṛta (सम्भृत):—[sa-mbhṛta] (taḥ-tā-taṃ) a. Collected; gained; complete; nourished; full.

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

Saṃbhṛta (संभृत) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Saṃbhiya.

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Sambhrita 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

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

Saṃbhṛta (ಸಂಭೃತ):—

1) [adjective] collected; brought together; assembled; accumulated.

2) [adjective] joined; united.

3) [adjective] made ready; prepared.

4) [adjective] kept; placed.

5) [adjective] filled, filled with; full of.

6) [adjective] got; obtianed; received.

7) [adjective] loud; high-sounding.

8) [adjective] carried forward or away; conveyed.

9) [adjective] brought up with care; fostered; reared.

10) [adjective] occurring or existing in a high degree; very strong; intense.

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Saṃbhṛta (ಸಂಭೃತ):—[noun] that which consists of or has something within.

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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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