Samharana, Saṃharaṇa: 14 definitions
Samharana means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, Marathi, 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.
Natyashastra (theatrics and dramaturgy)Source: Wisdom Library: Nāṭya-śāstra
Saṃharaṇa (संहरण) or Saṃhāra refers to one of the two limbs (aṅga) belonging to Khañjanātkuṭā type of song (dhruvā) defined in the Nāṭyaśāstra chapter 32.9-16. Accordingly, “depending on different conditions, the dhruvās are known to be of five classes”.
Natyashastra (नाट्यशास्त्र, nāṭyaśāstra) refers to both the ancient Indian tradition (śāstra) of performing arts, (nāṭya, e.g., theatrics, drama, dance, music), as well as the name of a Sanskrit work dealing with these subjects. It also teaches the rules for composing dramatic plays (nataka) and poetic works (kavya).
Languages of India and abroad
Pali-English dictionarySource: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
saṃharaṇa : (nt.) gathering, folding.
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.
Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
saṃhāraṇa (संहारण).—n S Destroying &c. (throughout the variations of saṃhāra) but, preëminently, slaughtering. 2 For other senses see the usual form saṃhāra.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
saṃhāraṇa (संहारण).—n Slaughtering.
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.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
1) Gathering, bringing together, collecting.
2) Taking, seizing.
5) Destroying, ruining.
Derivable forms: saṃharaṇam (संहरणम्).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-ṇaṃ) 1. Collecting, accumulating. 2. Restraining, checking. 3. Taking, seizing. 4. Destroying. E. sam before hṛ to take, lyuṭ aff.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Saṃharaṇa (संहरण).—i. e. sam-hṛ + ana, n. 1. Collecting. 2. Restraining. 3. Destroying, [Uttara Rāmacarita, 2. ed. Calc., 1862.] 148, 17 (at the end of a comp. adj.). 4. Taking.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Saṃharaṇa (संहरण).—[neuter] grasping, seizing, gathering, binding up (the hair), arranging; fetching back (of a shot arrow by magic); destroying.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Saṃharaṇa (संहरण):—[=saṃ-haraṇa] [from saṃ-hṛ] n. drawing or bringing together, collecting, gathering, [Mahābhārata]
2) [v.s. ...] binding together, arranging ([according to] to others ‘cutting’, of hair), [Āpastamba]
3) [v.s. ...] taking hold of, seizure, [Mahābhārata]
4) [v.s. ...] fetching back (arrows etc. discharged by magical arts), [Uttararāma-carita]
5) [v.s. ...] destroying, destruction (opp. to ‘creation’), [Mahābhārata; Harivaṃśa; Kathāsaritsāgara]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Saṃharaṇa (संहरण):—[saṃ-haraṇa] (ṇaṃ) 1. n. Seizing; collecting; checking; destroying.Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)
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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.
Prakrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary
1) Saṃharaṇa (संहरण) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Saṃharaṇa.
2) Saṃhāraṇa (संहारण) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Saṃdhāraṇa.
Prakrit is an ancient language closely associated with both Pali and Sanskrit. Jain literature is often composed in this language or sub-dialects, such as the Agamas and their commentaries which are written in Ardhamagadhi and Maharashtri Prakrit. The earliest extant texts can be dated to as early as the 4th century BCE although core portions might be older.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
1) [noun] = ಸಂಹಾರ - [samhara -] 1 & 7.
2) [noun] the destruction of the world or universe.
3) [noun] the act of seizing, grasping.
4) [noun] the act of becoming smaller in size as by shrinking.
5) [noun] a control; check; retraint.
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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Starts with: Samharanadina.
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