Sammata, Saṃmata: 18 definitions

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Sammata means something in Buddhism, Pali, Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, 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.

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

Source: archive.org: Shiva Purana - English Translation

Saṃmata (संमत) refers to a “great discussion” [?], according to the Śivapurāṇa 2.3.9.—Accordingly, as Himācala (Himavat) said to Menā:—“O dear, at the end of the latter half of the night, I too had a dream. Please listen to it lovingly. [...] Advising our daughter to render service to that saint I requested him to approve of it but He didn’t. A great discussion took place (between her and Śiva based on Sāṅkhya and Vedānta) [i.e., sāṃkhyavedānta-saṃmata]. Thereafter at His bidding my daughter stayed there. Concealing her love in the heart she served Him with devotion. This is the dream I had, O bright-faced lady and I have told you all. [...]”.

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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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Shaivism (Shaiva philosophy)

Source: Brill: Śaivism and the Tantric Traditions (philosophy)

Saṃmata (संमत) refers to the “understanding” (i.e., ‘the way things are understood by the followers of a particular philosophy’), according to the Īśvarapratyabhijñāvivṛtivimarśinī 2.133.—Accordingly, “Having thus  refuted the external [object as it is] understood by the followers of Kaṇāda [i.e., kāṇāda-saṃmata], [Utpaladeva now] refutes as well [the external object as it is] explained by the Vaibhāṣikas [in the sentence beginning with] ‘If, on the other hand’”.

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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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In Buddhism

Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)

Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names

See Sammita.

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Theravāda is a major branch of Buddhism having the the Pali canon (tipitaka) as their canonical literature, which includes the vinaya-pitaka (monastic rules), the sutta-pitaka (Buddhist sermons) and the abhidhamma-pitaka (philosophy and psychology).

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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

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Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

sammata : (pp. of sammannati) agreed upon; authorised; honoured; appointed for; selected.

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

Sammata, (pp. of sammannati) 1. considered as M. I, 39; S. II, 15; IV, 127; D. III, 89 (dhamma°); Vin. IV, 161, 295.—2. honoured, revered M. II, 213; J. I, 49; V, 79; sādhusammata considered, revered, as good D. I, 47; S. IV, 398.—3. authorized, selected, agreed upon D. III, 93 (mahājana°) Vin. I, 111; III, 150. (Page 695)

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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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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

sammata (संमत).—Better written sammata, sammati, sammatipatra. Also for sammata as representing the two Arabic words & see sammata.

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sammata (सम्मत).—m ( A Years.) A year of vikramaśaka or the current era.

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sammata (सम्मत).—f ( A Way, direction towards.) Used much as tarapha A division of country comprising a varying number of villages; as maujā kātaraja sammata puṇēṃ.

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sammata (सम्मत).—a (S) Approved of; assented or agreed to; admitted as proper or agreeable.

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sammata (सम्मत).—n (S) sammati f (S) Assent or consent expressed; acquiescence or permission. 2 Agreement, concurrence, accordance with in opinion or sentiment.

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

sammata (सम्मत).—n-ti f Consent expressed; agreement.

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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 dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Saṃmata (संमत).—p. p.

1) Agreed or consented to, approved of; बार्ह्लीकः सोमदत्तिश्च ये चान्ये वृद्धसंमताः (bārhlīkaḥ somadattiśca ye cānye vṛddhasaṃmatāḥ) Mb.3.249.15.

2) Liked, dear, beloved; द्वेष्योऽपि संमतः शिष्टस्तस्यार्तस्य यथौषधम् (dveṣyo'pi saṃmataḥ śiṣṭastasyārtasya yathauṣadham) R.1.28.

3) Like, resembing.

4) Regarded, considered, thought.

5) Highly respected, honoured, esteemed; संमतोऽहं प्रभोर्नित्यमिति मत्वा (saṃmato'haṃ prabhornityamiti matvā) Pt.1.56.

6) Full of (yukta, sahita); वाक्यं शौटीर्यसंमतम् (vākyaṃ śauṭīryasaṃmatam) Mb.9.55.44.

-tam 1 Agreement.

2) Consent, approval; see संमति (saṃmati).

3) Impression, opinion.

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

Saṃmata (संमत).—see ratna-saṃ°. (In Mahāvastu i.348.8 read with v.l. Mahāsaṃmata, q.v.)

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

Sammata (सम्मत).—mfn.

(-taḥ-tā-taṃ) 1. Assented or agreed to, concurred in 2. Conformable to. 3. Attached to. 4. Liked, beloved. 5. Honoured, respected. 6. Thought, considered. E. sam, man to mind, kta aff.

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

Saṃmata (संमत).—[adjective] esteemed, honoured, approved; agreeing with, corresponding to (—°); considered as, taken for ([nominative]).

— [neuter] opinion, agreement, honour, respect.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum

Saṃmatā (संमता) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—a treatise on the Dhātupāṭha. Quoted in Mādhavīyadhātu vṛtti, often in conjunction with the Kṣīrataraṅgiṇī, and in Dhāturatnākara. It is evidently pretty old, as it is quoted by Kāśyapa under ā śas.

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

1) Saṃmata (संमत):—[=sam-mata] [from sam-man] mfn. thinking together, being of the same opinion, agreed, consented or assented to, concurred in, approved by ([genitive case] or [compound]), [Mahābhārata; Kāvya literature] etc.

2) [v.s. ...] (ifc.) agreeing with, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa]

3) [v.s. ...] thought, supposed, considered or regarded as ([nominative case]), [Rāmāyaṇa]

4) [v.s. ...] thought highly of, esteemed, renowned, celebrated, highly honoured by ([genitive case]), [Manu-smṛti; Mahābhārata] etc.

5) [v.s. ...] allowed, authorized (See a-sammata)

6) [v.s. ...] m. Name of a son of Manu Sāvarṇa, [Harivaṃśa]

7) [v.s. ...] ([plural]) of a school, [Buddhist literature]

8) Saṃmatā (संमता):—[=sam-matā] [from sam-mata > sam-man] f. Name of a daughter of Marutta, [Harivaṃśa]

9) [v.s. ...] of a treatise on the Dhātu-pāṭha

10) Saṃmata (संमत):—[=sam-mata] [from sam-man] n. opinion, impression (e or ena with [genitive case], ‘in the opinion of.’ ‘under the idea of’), [Mahābhārata]

11) [v.s. ...] consent, assent, approval, acquiescence, concurrence (e, ‘with the consent or approval of’), [Monier-Williams’ Sanskrit-English Dictionary]

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

Sammata (सम्मत):—[sa-mmata] (taḥ-tā-taṃ) p. Agreed to, willing; attached to.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Saṃmata (संमत) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Saṃmaya.

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Sammata in German

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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

Sammata (सम्मत) [Also spelled sammat]:—(a) supported (by), approved of (by), authenticated (by).

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Sammata (ಸಮ್ಮತ):—[adjective] that can be accepted or is worth accepting; acceptable; agreeable.

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Sammata (ಸಮ್ಮತ):—

1) [noun] that which is accepted, agreed.

2) [noun] a harmonious agreement.

3) [noun] ಸಮ್ಮತಹೊಡೆ [sammatahode] sammata hoḍe to accept (humbly or without any resistance).

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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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