Sammati, aka: Saṃmati; 6 Definition(s)


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In Hinduism


[Sammati in Purana glossaries]

Sammati (सम्मति).—A main stream of Kuśadvīpa.*

  • * Viṣṇu-purāṇa II. 4. 43.
(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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In Buddhism

Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)

[Sammati in Theravada glossaries]
Conventional reality; convention; relative truth; supposition; anything conjured into being by the mind.(Source): Access to Insight: A Glossary of Pali and Buddhist Terms
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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

[Sammati in Pali glossaries]

sammati : (v.) ceases; is appeased.

(Source): BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

1) Sammati, 3 (śam to labour; pres. śamyati; pp. Vedic śamita) to work; to be satisfactory Vin. II, 119 (parissāvanaṃ na s.), 278 (navakammaṃ etc. na s.). (Page 695)

2) Sammati, 2 (śram; Vedic śrāmyati Dhtp 220=parissama, 436=kheda) to be weary or fatigued. (Page 695)

3) Sammati, 1 (śam; Dhtp 436=upasama) 1. to be appeased, calmed; to cease Dh. 5; Pot 3rd pl. sammeyyuṃ S. I, 24.—2. to rest, to dwell D. I, 92; S. I, 226; J. V, 396; DA. I, 262 (=vasati); pp. santa.—Caus. sāmeti to appease, suppress, stop, A. II, 24; It. 82, 83, 117, 183; Dh. 265. (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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Marathi-English dictionary

[Sammati in Marathi glossaries]

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

(Source): DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
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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

[Sammati in Sanskrit glossaries]

Saṃmati (संमति).—f.

1) Agreement.

2) Concurrence, assent, approbation, approval.

3) Wish, desire.

4) Knowledge of self, knowledge of the soul, true knowledge.

5) Regard, respect, esteem; कथमिव तव संमतिर्भवित्री सममृतुभिर्मुनिनावधीरितस्य (kathamiva tava saṃmatirbhavitrī samamṛtubhirmunināvadhīritasya) Ki.1.36.

6) Love, affection.

7) Command, order.

8) Honouring (saṃmānana); लोकानां स्वस्ति चैवं स्याद्भवेदस्य च संमतिः (lokānāṃ svasti caivaṃ syādbhavedasya ca saṃmatiḥ) Rām.7.1.4.

Derivable forms: saṃmatiḥ (संमतिः).

(Source): DDSA: The practical 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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