Samnidhana, Saṃnidhāna: 6 definitions


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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Saṃnidhāna (संनिधान).—

1) Putting down together, juxtaposition.

2) Proximity, vicinity, presence; असत्यामा- काङ्क्षायां संनिधानमकारणम् (asatyāmā- kāṅkṣāyāṃ saṃnidhānamakāraṇam) ŚB. on MS.6.4.23; N.2.53.

3) Perceptibility, appearance.

4) A receptacle.

5) Receiving, taking charge of.

6) Combination, aggregate; दोषाणां संनिधानम् (doṣāṇāṃ saṃnidhānam) (strīyantram) Pañcatantra (Bombay) 1.191.

7) Depositing.

8) The object of an organ of sense (indriyaviṣaya).

Derivable forms: saṃnidhānam (संनिधानम्).

See also (synonyms): saṃnidhi.

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

Saṃnidhāna (संनिधान).—i. e. sam-ni -dhā + ana, n., and saṃnidhi saṃnidhi, i. e. sam-nidhā (cf. nidhi), m. 1. Proximity, [Hitopadeśa] pr. [distich] 41, M.M. (dhāna); [Pañcatantra] v. [distich] 42 (dhi). 2. Perceptibility, appearance, presence, [Vikramorvaśī, (ed. Bollensen.)] 19, 1. (dhāna); [Hitopadeśa] i. [distich] 113, M.M. (dhi); [Bhartṛhari, (ed. Bohlen.)] 2, 99 (saṃnidhi-ratna-pūrṇa, Full of jewels in close neighbourhood, i. e. round about himself, easily to be caught). 3. Placing, depositing, a receptacle, [Pañcatantra] i. [distich] 204 (dhāna). 4. Receiving, taking charge of.

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

Saṃnidhāna (संनिधान).—[neuter] nearness, neighbourhood, presence, existence.

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

1) Saṃnidhāna (संनिधान):—[=saṃ-nidhāna] [from saṃni-dhā] n. juxtaposition, nearness, vicinity, presence (e, with [genitive case] or ifc., ‘in the presence of, near’; āt, with [genitive case], ‘from [one’s presence]’; na-tas ifc. ‘towards’), [Rāmāyaṇa; Harivaṃśa] etc.

2) [v.s. ...] presence = existence (cf. a-s), [Rājataraṅgiṇī]

3) [v.s. ...] placing down, depositing, [Horace H. Wilson]

4) [v.s. ...] a place of deposit, receptacle, gathering-place, rallying-point, [Mahābhārata; Bhartṛhari; Bhāgavata-purāṇa]

5) [v.s. ...] receiving, taking charge of [ib.]

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

Saṃnidhāna (संनिधान) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Saṃnihāṇa.

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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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