Samdagdha, Sandagdha, Saṃdagdha, Sam-dagdha: 4 definitions


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

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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

Sandagdha (सन्दग्ध) refers to “being burnt”, according to the Śivapurāṇa 2.3.51 (“The resuscitation of Kāma”).—Accordingly, as the Gods said to Kāma: “O Kāma, you are blessed. Burnt (sandagdha) by Śiva you have been blessed by Him. The lord of all has resuscitated you by means of his sympathetic glance, the Sāttvika part. No man causes happiness or sorrow to another man. Man experiences the fruits of what he does. Who can ward off the destined protection, marriage or consummation at the proper time? [...]”.

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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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In Buddhism

Mahayana (major branch of Buddhism)

[«previous next»] — Samdagdha in Mahayana glossary
Source: De Gruyter: A Buddhist Ritual Manual on Agriculture

Saṃdagdha (संदग्ध) refers to the “being consumed (by the fire of a curse)”, according to the Vajratuṇḍasamayakalparāja, an ancient Buddhist ritual manual on agriculture from the 5th-century (or earlier), containing various instructions for the Sangha to provide agriculture-related services to laypeople including rain-making, weather control and crop protection.—Accordingly, [after as the afflicted Nāgas said to the Bhagavān]: “O Bhagavān, we are destroyed, we are cursed by the curse of the Ṛṣi, we are burnt, O Bhagavān, we are consumed (saṃdagdha) by the fire of the curse of the Ṛṣi. O Bhagavān, we shall not hurt the beings in Jambudvīpa again. O Bhagavān, we will not destroy crops, leaves, flowers and fruits again. We will ward off all pests”.

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Mahayana (महायान, mahāyāna) is a major branch of Buddhism focusing on the path of a Bodhisattva (spiritual aspirants/ enlightened beings). Extant literature is vast and primarely composed in the Sanskrit language. There are many sūtras of which some of the earliest are the various Prajñāpāramitā sūtras.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Samdagdha in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Saṃdagdha (संदग्ध):—[=saṃ-dagdha] [from saṃ-dah] mfn. burned up, consumed, [Taittirīya-saṃhitā]; etc.

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

Saṃdagdha (संदग्ध) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Saṃdaḍḍha.

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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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