Sambuddha, Saṃbuddha: 9 definitions


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In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Saṃbuddha (संबुद्ध).—The enlightened like Ṛbhu and Sanatkumāra.*

  • * Vāyu-purāṇa 101. 212.
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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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India history and geogprahy

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary

Sambuddha.—(LP), one who is no longer a minor. Note: sambuddha is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.

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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

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Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

sambuddha : (pp. of sambujjhati) understood clearly; known perfectly. (m.),, the Omniscient One.

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

Sambuddha, (saṃ+buddha) 1. well understood Sn. 765 (various reading, sambuddhuṃ=to know); J. V, 77 (sam° & a°, taken by C. as ppr. “jānanto” & “ajānanto”); susambuddha easily understood Sn. 764.—2. one who has thoroughly understood, being enlightened, a Buddha Sn. 178 etc., 559; A. II, 4; Dh. 181; S. I, 4; It. 35 etc. (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-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Saṃbuddha (संबुद्ध).—p. p.

1) Well-understood.

2) Very wise or prudent.

3) Wide awake.

-ddhaḥ A Buddha or Jaina deified saint.

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

Saṃbuddha (संबुद्ध).—m. (= Pali id.; as if ppp. to saṃ- budhyate, which however is rare in this meaning; probably actually an intensive to Buddha, compare saṃbodhisattva, saṃbahula etc.), a perfectly enlightened one, a Buddha: Mahāvastu i.77.9, 12; Suvarṇabhāsottamasūtra 4.11; 11.8; 101.11 (all these verses); Rāṣṭrapālaparipṛcchā 47.19 (°dho bhagavān, prose).

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

Sambuddha (सम्बुद्ध).—m.

(-ddhaḥ) A Jaina deified sage. E. sam implying perfection, buddha wise.

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

1) Sambuddha (सम्बुद्ध):—[=sam-buddha] [from sam-budh] mfn. wide awake, clever, wise, prudent, [Rāmāyaṇa]

2) [v.s. ...] well perceived, perfectly known or understood, [ib.]

3) [v.s. ...] m. a Buddha or a Jaina deified sage, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.] (cf. [Monier-Williams’ Buddhism 133]).

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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. 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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