Samikarana, Samīkaraṇa: 8 definitions


Samikarana means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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

Shaivism (Shaiva philosophy)

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Source: Sardhatrisatikalottaragama

Samīkaraṇa (समीकरण) refers to “flattening (the earth)” which is prescribed as one of the operations/ preliminary ceremonies related to the kuṇḍa (“fire-pit”), according to the various Āgamas and related literature. Samīkaraṇa is mentioned in the Mṛgendra-āgama (Kriyā-pāda, chapter 6), Acintyaviśvasādākhya (chapter 14), Kiraṇa-āgama (kriyā-pāda, chpater 4) and the Ajita-āgama (Kriyā-pāda, chapter 21).

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Shaiva (शैव, śaiva) or Shaivism (śaivism) represents a tradition of Hinduism worshiping Shiva as the supreme being. Closely related to Shaktism, Shaiva literature includes a range of scriptures, including Tantras, while the root of this tradition may be traced back to the ancient Vedas.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

samīkaraṇa (समीकरण).—n S Equalizing; making equal, even, level, alike. 2 Summing up or adding together. 3 .bqe In algebra. Forming the equation; as vargasamīkaraṇa, ghanasamīkaraṇa. sa0 ghālaṇēṃ To put a problem in equations. sa0 sōḍaṇēṃ To solve it.

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

samīkaraṇa (समीकरण).—n Equalising. Summing up. Forming the equation. An equation.

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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-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Samīkaraṇa (समीकरण).—

1) Equalizing, levelling; Kull. on Ms.7.184.

2) Assimilation.

3) An equation.

4) (In arith.) Reduction of fractions to a common denominator.

5) (samīkaraṇam) A roller (to level a sown field).

Derivable forms: samīkaraṇam (समीकरणम्).

See also (synonyms): samīkriyā.

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

Samīkaraṇa (समीकरण).—n.

(-ṇaṃ) 1. Assimilation, digestion. 2. Equalizing, making equal to. 3. Equation, (in algebra.) E. sama, and karaṇa making, cvi augment.

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

Samīkaraṇa (समीकरण).—[neuter] [abstract] to seq. [with] kṛ; also assimilation, digestion.

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

1) Samīkaraṇa (समीकरण):—[=samī-karaṇa] [from samī > sama] a n. the act of making even, levelling, [Manvarthamuktāvalī, kullūka bhaṭṭa’s Commentary on manu-smṛti on Manu-smṛti vii, 184 etc.]

2) [v.s. ...] assimilation, [Vedāntasāra]

3) [v.s. ...] putting on a level with ([instrumental case]), [Manu-smṛti [Scholiast or Commentator]]

4) [v.s. ...] (in [arithmetic]) equation, [Bījagaṇita]

5) [v.s. ...] equalizing, setting to rights, [Chāndogya-upaniṣad [Scholiast or Commentator]]

6) [v.s. ...] a roller (to level a sown field), [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

7) [=samī-karaṇa] b samī-√kri etc. See p. 1153, col. 2.

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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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