Sammada, aka: Saṃmada; 5 Definition(s)


Sammada means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali. 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

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Sammada (सम्मद).—The King of fish with a number of children and grandchildren, observed by sage Saubhari who turned to the life of a house-holder from that of penance.*

  • * Viṣṇu-purāṇa IV. 2. 70.
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
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The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

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sammada : (m.) drowsiness after a meal.

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

Sammada, (saṃ+mada) drowsiness after a meal D. II, 195; A. I, 3; V, 83; J. II, 63; bhatta-° S. I, 7; J. VI, 57. (Page 695)

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
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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.

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

Saṃmada (संमद).—a. Greatly delighted, happy.

-daḥ Great joy, delight, happiness; रणसंमदोदयविकासिबल (raṇasaṃmadodayavikāsibala) ... Śi.15.77; Māl. 5.11; बत मे संमदः सोऽभूदस्तु वा मास्तु वा तव (bata me saṃmadaḥ so'bhūdastu vā māstu vā tava) Śiva B.15.3.

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Saṃmada (संमद).—Intoxication, frenzy.

Derivable forms: saṃmadaḥ (संमदः).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Sammada (सम्मद).—mfn.

(-daḥ-dā-daṃ) Happy, glad. m.

(-daḥ) Happiness, joy, pleasure. E. sam with, mad to delight, aff. ap or ghañarthe ka .

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Sammāda (सम्माद).—m.

(-daḥ) Frenzy, intoxication. E. sam intensitive, mad to be mad, aff. ghañ .

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