Samnidha, Saṃnidhā, Saṃnidha: 4 definitions



Samnidha means something in 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.

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Saṃnidhā (संनिधा).—3 U.

1) To place, put, or keep together; दूरादाहृत्य समिधः संनिदध्याद्विहायसि (dūrādāhṛtya samidhaḥ saṃnidadhyādvihāyasi) Ms.2.186.

2) To place near; इदमनन्यपरायणमन्यथा हृदयसंनिहिते हृदयं मम (idamananyaparāyaṇamanyathā hṛdayasaṃnihite hṛdayaṃ mama) Ś.3.19.

3) To fix upon, direct towards; (dṛṣṭiṃ) पुनः सहस्रार्चिषि संनिधत्ते (punaḥ sahasrārciṣi saṃnidhatte) R.13.44.

4) To draw near, approach; ध्यातैर्ध्यातैः संनिधेयं भवद्भिः (dhyātairdhyātaiḥ saṃnidheyaṃ bhavadbhiḥ) Mv.1.5.

5) To collect, pile up.

6) To observe, inspect. -Pass. To be near, be present. -Caus. To collect, bring together, assemble; U.7.

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Saṃnidha (संनिध).—Vicinity.

Derivable forms: saṃnidham (संनिधम्).

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

Saṃnidhā (संनिधा).—lay down (together) in or at ([locative]); place near or aside; keep, preserve, heap up, collect; [Middle] appoint, assign; [with] dṛṣṭim fix on ([locative]), [with] hṛdayam concentrate, collect; [Middle] [Passive] be near or present. [Causative] bring near, fetch.

Saṃnidhā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms saṃni and dhā (धा).

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

1) Saṃnidhā (संनिधा):—[=saṃ-ni-√dhā] [Parasmaipada] [Ātmanepada] -dadhāti, -dhatte, to put or place down near together, put down near or into, deposit in ([locative case]), place or put upon, direct towards (with or without dṛṣṭim, ‘to fix the eyes upon’; with manas, or hṛdayam, ‘to fix or direct the mind or thoughts’), [Taittirīya-saṃhitā] etc. etc.;

—to place together, collect, pile up, [Mahābhārata];

— ([Ātmanepada]) to appoint to ([locative case]), [Praśna-upaniṣad];

— ([Ātmanepada]) to be present in, be found with ([locative case]), [Daśakumāra-carita];

— ([Ātmanepada] or [Passive voice] -dhīyate) to be put together in the same place, be near or present or imminent, [Kāvya literature; Kathāsaritsāgara] etc.:

—[Causal] -dhāpayati, to bring near, make present or manifest, represent, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa] :

—[Passive voice] of [Causal] -dhāpyate, to appear or become manifested in the presence of ([genitive case]), [ib.]

2) Saṃnidha (संनिध):—[=saṃ-nidha] [from saṃni-dhā] n. juxtaposition, vicinity, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Saṃnidha (संनिध):—n. = saṃnidhāna Nähe [VOPĀLITA] bei [Bharata] zu [Amarakoṣa 3, 3, 23] nach [Śabdakalpadruma]

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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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