Samgrahaka, Saṃgrāhaka, Saṅgrāhaka, Sangrahaka: 10 definitions


Samgrahaka means something in Buddhism, Pali, Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, Hindi. 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Sangrahak.

In Buddhism

Tibetan Buddhism (Vajrayana or tantric Buddhism)

Source: OSU Press: Cakrasamvara Samadhi

Saṃgrāhaka (संग्राहक) [=saṃgrāha?] refers to “holding together” [i.e., oṃ vajrasattva-saṃgrāhaka ityādi], according to the Guru Mandala Worship (maṇḍalārcana) ritual often performed in combination with the Cakrasaṃvara Samādhi, which refers to the primary pūjā and sādhanā practice of Newah Mahāyāna-Vajrayāna Buddhists in Nepal.

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Tibetan Buddhism includes schools such as Nyingma, Kadampa, Kagyu and Gelug. Their primary canon of literature is divided in two broad categories: The Kangyur, which consists of Buddha’s words, and the Tengyur, which includes commentaries from various sources. Esotericism and tantra techniques (vajrayāna) are collected indepently.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

Saṅgrāhaka (सङ्ग्राहक).—a S That collects, amasses, assembles, gathers together.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

Saṅgrāhaka (सङ्ग्राहक).—a That collects, assembles; in- cludes. saṅgrāhaka buddhi or dhōraṇa The menta- lity or the policy of inclusion or comprehension.

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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Saṃgrāhaka (संग्राहक).—

1) A collector, compiler.

2) A charioteer (saṃgṛhṇāti niyacchati rathyān); उवाच संग्राहकमागतास्थस्तत्रैव निष्कम्प- निविष्टदृष्टिः (uvāca saṃgrāhakamāgatāsthastatraiva niṣkampa- niviṣṭadṛṣṭiḥ) Bu. Ch.3.27.

Derivable forms: saṃgrāhakaḥ (संग्राहकः).

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

Saṃgrahaka (संग्रहक).—(°-) (?) , = (and probably error for) saṃgrā- haka, charioteer, q.v.: °ka-rūpeṇa Gaṇḍavyūha 225.26 (without context), followed by sārthavāhakarūpeṇa.

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Saṃgrāhaka (संग्राहक).—(= Pali saṃgāhaka, both mgs.), (1) adj., attracting, drawing to oneself: saṃgrahavastu-(q.v.)- sarvasattva-°kāḥ, one of the 18 āveṇika-bodhisattva- dharmāḥ, Mahāvyutpatti 793; (2) charioteer: Mātalinā ca °kena Mahāvastu ii.49.11; Mātaliṃ °kam Jātakamālā 75.16; probably read so for saṃgrahaka-, Gaṇḍavyūha 225.26. (Also Buddhac. iii.27.)

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

Saṃgrāhaka (संग्राहक).—[feminine] ī contracting, comprehending, short.

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

1) Saṃgrāhaka (संग्राहक):—[=saṃ-grāhaka] [from saṃ-grāha > saṃ-grabh] mf(ī)n. putting together, summing up, [Sarvadarśana-saṃgraha]

2) [v.s. ...] astringent, obstructing, constipating, [Suśruta]

3) [v.s. ...] drawing or attracting to one’s self, [Mahā-vyutpatti]

4) [v.s. ...] m. a charioteer, [Jātakamālā]

5) [v.s. ...] a gatherer, collector, compiler, [Monier-Williams’ Sanskrit-English Dictionary]

[Sanskrit to German]

Samgrahaka 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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Hindi dictionary

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Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Saṃgrāhaka (संग्राहक) [Also spelled sangrahak]:—(a) receptive; ~[] receptivity.

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Kannada-English dictionary

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

Saṃgrāhaka (ಸಂಗ್ರಾಹಕ):—[adjective] collecting or accumulating; tending to collect or accumulating.

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Saṃgrāhaka (ಸಂಗ್ರಾಹಕ):—

1) [noun] a man who collects; a collector.

2) [noun] an electric device that holds electric current.

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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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