Samjnaka, Saṃjñaka: 8 definitions

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Samjnaka means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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 Sangyak.

In Hinduism

Shaktism (Shakta philosophy)

Source: Google Books: Manthanabhairavatantram

Saṃjñakā (संज्ञका) is the name of the Cave associated with Candra, one the eight Sacred Seats (pīṭha), according to the Yogakhaṇḍa (chapter 14) of the Manthānabhairavatantra, a vast sprawling work that belongs to a corpus of Tantric texts concerned with the worship of the goddess Kubjikā.—(Note the variant Siṃhikā).

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Shakta (शाक्त, śākta) or Shaktism (śāktism) represents a tradition of Hinduism where the Goddess (Devi) is revered and worshipped. Shakta literature includes a range of scriptures, including various Agamas and Tantras, although its roots may be traced back to the Vedas.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Saṃjñaka (संज्ञक).—a. Killing, destroying (nāśaka); कदा वयं करिष्यामः संन्यासं दुःखसंज्ञकम् (kadā vayaṃ kariṣyāmaḥ saṃnyāsaṃ duḥkhasaṃjñakam) Mb.12.279.3.

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

Saṃjñaka (संज्ञक).—[-saṃjña + ka], a substitute for saṃjnā, at the end of comp. adj., or sbst. based on them; e. g. āsana-, adj. Called āsana, [Pañcatantra] 154, 8. ravi-, n. Copper.

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

Saṃjñakā (संज्ञका).—[feminine] ikā (adj. —°) named, termed.

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

Saṃjñaka (संज्ञक):—[=saṃ-jñaka] [from saṃ-jña > saṃ-jñā] mf(ikā)n. (ifc.) = saṃjña2 (e.g. prāṇa-saṃjñako jīvaḥ, ‘life has the name breath’ [Maitrī-upaniṣad]; cf. naṭa-, ravi-s).

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

Saṃjñaka (संज्ञक):—[saṃ-jñaka] (kaḥ-jñikā-kaṃ) a. Named.

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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

Saṃjñaka (संज्ञक) [Also spelled sangyak]:—adjectival suffix meaning-'named'.

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