Sammatta, Saṃmatta: 6 definitions


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

Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)

Source: Pali Kanon: Manual of Buddhist Terms and Doctrines

the 'state of rightness', are the 8 links of the 8-fold Path (D. 33). Cf. micchātta.

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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

sammatta : ((saṃ + matta), pp. of ?) intoxicated; much delighted. (Abstr. from sammā:) correctness; righteouness.

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

1) Sammatta, 2 (nt.) (abstr. fr. sammā) correctness, righteousness A. I, 121; III, 441; Pug. 13; Dhs. 1029; Nett 44; 96, 112; Kvu 609; DhsA. 45; KvA 141; °kārin, attained to proficiency in Miln. 191; sammatta-kāritā ibid.—The 8 sammattā are the 8 aṅgas of the ariya-magga (see magga 2 a) D. III, 255; the 10 are the above with the addition of sammā-ñāṇa and °vimutti A. V, 240. (Page 695)

2) Sammatta, 1 (saṃ+matta2) intoxicated, maddened, delighted D. II, 266; Dh. 287; J. III, 188; doting on J. V, 443; rogasammatta tormented by illness J. V, 90 (=°pīḷita C.; v. l. °patta, as under matta2). (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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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Saṃmatta (संमत्त).—p. p.

1) Completely drunk.

2) Overjoyed, enraptured; प्रमत्तमत्तसंमत्तक्ष्वेडितोत्कृष्टसंकुलः (pramattamattasaṃmattakṣveḍitotkṛṣṭasaṃkulaḥ) Mahābhārata (Bombay) 14.59.1.

3) Rutting, being in rut, furious.

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

Saṃmatta (संमत्त).—[adjective] excited, intoxicated, ruttish.

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

1) Saṃmatta (संमत्त):—[=sam-matta] [from sam-mad] mfn. completely intoxicated ([literally] and [figuratively]), exhilarated, enraptured, enamoured, [Mahābhārata; Harivaṃśa]

2) [v.s. ...] rutting, in rut, [ib.]

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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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