Samikshyakarin, Samīkṣyakārin: 5 definitions


Samikshyakarin means something in 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.

The Sanskrit term Samīkṣyakārin can be transliterated into English as Samiksyakarin or Samikshyakarin, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

[«previous next»] — Samikshyakarin in Ayurveda glossary
Source: Vagbhata’s Ashtanga Hridaya Samhita (first 5 chapters)

Samīkṣyakārin (समीक्ष्यकारिन्) refers to one who “acts upon mature consideration”, as mentioned in verse 4.35 of the Aṣṭāṅgahṛdayasaṃhitā (Sūtrasthāna) by Vāgbhaṭa.—Accordingly, “[...] (by) always keeping to wholesome nourishment and deportment, acting upon mature consideration [viz., samīkṣyakārin], being indifferent to worldly objects, generous, balanced, intent on truth, (and) full of patience, and keeping to the great: one becomes free from disease”.

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Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.

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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Samikshyakarin in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Samīkṣyakārin (समीक्ष्यकारिन्).—a. Considerate, thoughtful, circumspect, acting after due deliberation.

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

Samīkṣyakārin (समीक्ष्यकारिन्).—adj. (samīkṣya, ger.), acting after consideration: °rī asyā hi Mahāvastu i.277.10 (verse, metrical(ly) indiff.; Senart em. samīkṣā°).

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

Samīkṣyakārin (समीक्ष्यकारिन्).—mfn. (-rī-riṇī-ri) Acting after due deliberation. E. samīkṣya having inspected, kārin who does.

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

Samīkṣyakārin (समीक्ष्यकारिन्):—[samī+kṣya-kārin] < [samīkṣya-kārin] (rī-riṇī-ri) a. Acting deliberately.

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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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