Sammatipatra, Sammati-patra: 2 definitions

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Sammatipatra means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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

Arthashastra (politics and welfare)

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Source: archive.org: Studies in Kautilya Vocabulary

Sammatipatra (सम्मतिपत्र) refers to a classification of official documents, according to the Śukranītisāra 2.290-314.—The Śukranītisāra is a Sanskrit work on ethics by Śukrācārya comprised of four chapters. The second chapter (uvarājādikṛtya, “the duties of the royal princes and the like”) speaks of the nature, character and validity of various documents (such as a Sammatipatra).

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Arthashastra (अर्थशास्त्र, arthaśāstra) literature concerns itself with the teachings (shastra) of economic prosperity (artha) statecraft, politics and military tactics. The term arthashastra refers to both the name of these scientific teachings, as well as the name of a Sanskrit work included in such literature. This book was written (3rd century BCE) by by Kautilya, who flourished in the 4th century BCE.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

[«previous (S) next»] — Sammatipatra in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

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

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sammatipatra (सम्मतिपत्र).—n (S) A writing testifying the agreement, acquiescence, or consent of.

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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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