Samniveshita, Saṃniveśita, San-niveshita, Sanniveśita, Sam-niveshita, Sanniveshita: 2 definitions

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Samniveshita 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.

The Sanskrit terms Saṃniveśita and Sanniveśita can be transliterated into English as Samnivesita or Samniveshita or Sannivesita or Sanniveshita, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Shaktism (Shakta philosophy)

[«previous next»] — Samniveshita in Shaktism glossary
Source: Google Books: Manthanabhairavatantram

Sanniveśita (सन्निवेशित) refers to “sitting” (on someone’s lap), according to the Kularatnoddyota, one of the earliest Kubjikā Tantras.—Accordingly, “[...] Now the goddess was troubled and her body was bent with shyness. (Thus her) form as the ‘crooked one’ came into being with (its) subtle, crooked limp but even then, the lord, blooming with joy, took the hand of the goddess and sat (sanniveśita) her on his lap. [...]”.

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Shakta (शाक्त, śākta) or Shaktism (śāktism) represents a tradition of Hinduism where the Goddess (Devi) is revered and worshipped. Shakta literature includes a range of scriptures, including various Agamas and Tantras, although its roots may be traced back to the Vedas.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Samniveshita in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Saṃniveśita (संनिवेशित):—[=saṃ-niveśita] [from saṃ-niveśa > saṃni-viś] mfn. ([from] idem) made to enter in or settle, stationed, encamped, located, [Rāmāyaṇa]

2) [v.s. ...] entered, impressed, [ib.]

3) [v.s. ...] imposed, committed, intrusted, [Śakuntalā] ([varia lectio])

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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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