Sampada, Sampadā, Saṃpāda: 18 definitions


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In Hinduism

Shaktism (Shakta philosophy)

Source: Brill: Śaivism and the Tantric Traditions (shaktism)

Tsaṃpadā (त्संपदा) refers to the “(true) affluence (of victorious devotion)”, according to Sāhib Kaul’s Śārikāstrotra.—Accordingly, “[...] My devotion to you nourishes me every day, as the rise of the full moon always nourishes the ocean. On account of the true affluence (sat-saṃpadā) of victorious devotion to you I even ignore the excellent Lakṣmī. The whole world consists of you, Goddess of Gods! Your body is consciousness, you are alone and perfectly established. Nowhere is there ignorance. Thus, where do we see the son of a barren woman run and raise his bow? [...]”.

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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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In Buddhism

Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)

Source: Pali Kanon: Manual of Buddhist Terms and Doctrines

'attainment, blessing'. The 5 blessings are said to be (A.V.91):

  • faith,
  • morality,
  • learning,
  • liberality,
  • wisdom

Further (A.V.92):

  • morality,
  • concentration,
  • wisdom,
  • deliverance,
  • the eye of knowledge connected with deliverance

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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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Tibetan Buddhism (Vajrayana or tantric Buddhism)

Source: Wisdom Library: Tibetan Buddhism

Sampadā (सम्पदा) refers to one of the female Śrāvakas mentioned as attending the teachings in the 6th century Mañjuśrīmūlakalpa: one of the largest Kriyā Tantras devoted to Mañjuśrī (the Bodhisattva of wisdom) representing an encyclopedia of knowledge primarily concerned with ritualistic elements in Buddhism. The teachings in this text originate from Mañjuśrī and were taught to and by Buddha Śākyamuni in the presence of a large audience (including Sampadā).

Source: OSU Press: Cakrasamvara Samadhi

Sampada (सम्पद) refers to “success”, according to the purification (śodhana) of the Pañcagavya (five cow products) ritual often performed in combination with the Cakrasaṃvara Samādhi, which refers to the primary pūjā and sādhanā practice of Newah Mahāyāna-Vajrayāna Buddhists in Nepal.—Accordingly, “Compassionate Nandā, Bhadrā, Jayā, Saumyā and Kapilā, Accomplish great wealth, long life, health and success (sampada)”.

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Tibetan Buddhism includes schools such as Nyingma, Kadampa, Kagyu and Gelug. Their primary canon of literature is divided in two broad categories: The Kangyur, which consists of Buddha’s words, and the Tengyur, which includes commentaries from various sources. Esotericism and tantra techniques (vajrayāna) are collected indepently.

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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Sampada in Pali glossary
Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

sampadā : (f) fortune; happiness; success; attainment.

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

Sampadā, (f.) (fr. saṃ+pad, cp. BSk. sampadā Divy 401 (devamanuṣya°), also sampatti) 1. attainment, success, accomplishment; happiness, good fortune; blessing, bliss A. I, 38; Pv. II, 947 (=sampatti PvA. 132).—Sampadā in its pregnant meaning is applied to the accomplishments of the individual in the course of his religious development. Thus it is used with sīla, citta, & paññā at D. I, 171 sq. and many other passages in an almost encyclopedic sense. Here with sīla° the whole of the sīlakkhandha (D. I, 63 sq.) is understood; citta° means the cultivation of the heart & attainments of the mind relating to composure, concentration and religious meditation, otherwise called samādhikkhandha. It includes those stages of meditation which are enumerated under samādhi. With paññā° are meant the attainments of higher wisdom and spiritual emancipation, connected with supernormal faculties, culminating in Arahantship and extinction of all causes of rebirth, otherwise called vijjā (see the 8 items of this under vijjā b.). The same ground as by this 3 fold division is covered by the enumeration of 5 sampadās as sīla°, samādhi°, paññā°, vimutti°, vimutti-ñāṇadassana° M. I, 145; Pug. 54; cp. S. I, 139; A. III, 12.

The term sampadā is not restricted to a definite set of accomplishments. It is applied to various such sets besides the one mentioned above. Thus we find a set of 3 sampadās called sīla°, citta° & diṭṭhi° at A. I, 269, where under sīla the Nos. 1—7 of the 10 sīlas are understood (see sīla 2 a), under citta Nos. 8 & 9, under diṭṭhi No. 10. ‹-› sīla & diṭṭhi° also at D. III, 213.—A set of 8 sampadās is given at A. IV, 322 with uṭṭhāna°, ārakkha°, kalyāṇamittatā, sammājīvitā, saddhā°, sīla°, cāga°, paññā°; of which the first 4 are explained in detail at A. IV, 281=322 as bringing wordly happiness, viz. alertness, wariness, association with good friends, right livelihood; and the last 4 as leading to future bliss (viz. faith in the Buddha, keeping the 5 sīlas, liberality, higher wisdom) at A. IV, 284=324. Another set of 5 frequently mentioned is: ñāti°, bhoga°, ārogya°, sīla°, diṭṭhi° (or the blessings, i.e. good fortune, of having relatives, possessions, health, good conduct, right views) representing the “summa bona” of popular choice, to which is opposed deficiency (vyasana, reverse) of the same items. Thus e.g. at A. III, 147; D. III, 235. ‹-› Three sampadās: kammanta°, ājīva°, diṭṭhi, ° i.e. the 7 sīlas, right living (sammā-ājīva), right views A. I, 271.—Another three as saddhā°, sīla°, paññā° at A. I, 287. ‹-› Bdhgh at DhA. III, 93, 94 speaks of four sampadās, viz. vatthu°, paccaya°, cetanā°, guṇâtireka°; of the blessings of a foundation (for merit), ofmeans (for salvation), of good intentions, of virtue (& merit).—A (later) set of seven sampadās is given at J. IV, 96 with āgama°, adhigama°, pubbahetu°, attattha-paripucchā°, titthavāsa°, yoniso — manasikāra°, buddh’ûpanissaya°.—Cp. the following: atta° S. V, 30 sq.; ākappa° A. I, 38; ājīva° A. I, 271; DA. I, 235; kamma° A. IV, 238 sq.; dassana° Sn. 231; nibbāna° Vism. 58; bhoga° (+parivāra°) DhA. I, 78; yāga° ThA. 40 (Ap. V, 7); vijjācaraṇa° D. I, 99. 2. execution, performance; result, consequence; thus yañña° successful performance of a sacrifice D. I, 128; Sn. 505, 509; piṭaka-sampadāya “on the authority of the Piṭaka tradition, ” according to the P.; in exegesis of iti-kira (hearsay) A. I, 189=II. 191=Nd2 151; and of itihītiha M. I, 520=II. 169. (Page 690)

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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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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

sampadā (संपदा).—f (S) Wealth, riches, possessions. 2 Prosperity or success; flourishing or thriving state or quality.

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sāmpaḍa (सांपड).—m (sāmpaḍaṇēṃ) A catching and involving (of one body or one end) under a tie or fastening by another. v ghē. 2 f m C (sāmpaḍaṇēṃ To be got and held together.) A mode of performing certain agricultural operations, such as planting of rice, rooting out of the grass and weeds &c. One man blows a horn or other instrument, and the others rise, sit, and go through all their movements simultaneously and conformably with the music, encouraging one another with bhalērē dādā, bhalērē bhalē &c., having previously been well plied with liquor. v ghāla.

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sāmpaḍa (सांपड).—f R (Or sāmpūḍa) A thin and flexile stick, as used in wattling or binding a fence &c.: also a sapling uprooted and trimmed for this purpose.

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sāmpaḍā (सांपडा).—m C (sāmpaḍaṇēṃ? To be involved and confined in, amidst, at.) A frame; a texture of poles or sticks with slender and lithe slips or loppings well woven and compacted together (as for the covering of an awning or shed, the flooring of a loft &c.): also a crate, a hurdle, or similar compages. 2 A fastening (consisting of two bambooslips or two slender sticks running along, one over the grass and leaves, the other underneath) of a chappara or thatch. Hence applied to any long and flexile stick suitable for this use.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

sampadā (संपदा).—f Wealth; prosperity or success.

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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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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Saṃpāda (संपाद).—

1) Completion, accomplishment.

2) Acquisition.

Derivable forms: saṃpādaḥ (संपादः).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Saṃpadā (संपदा).—(= Pali id., Sanskrit saṃpad), accomplishment; good luck, fortune, wealth: bodhisattvasya abhiniṣkramaṇa- °dā Mahāvastu ii.164.16 (prose), accomplishment of retirement (n. sg.); same, 208.15 (prose); paramāye varṇa-°dāye saṃ- pannā 293.8 (prose), blest with highest fortune of aspect; cakravarti-°dā Divyāvadāna 401.24 (prose), fortune of a cakr°; the rest in verses: durlabhā kṣaṇa-°dā Saddharmapuṇḍarīka 462.6, hard to find is fortune of moment, i.e. a fortunate or auspicious moment; [Page575-b+ 71] te āśaya-°dāya (instr.) viśuddharūpāya (adj. with prec.) samanvitā bhūt Saddharmapuṇḍarīka 46.5, they were endowed with a rich store of mental disposition that was pure in form (otherwise Burnouf and Kern); na dānaguṇa-°dā (so with mss.; acc. sg. or pl.) Mahāvastu i.89.2.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Sampada (सम्पद).—n.

(-daṃ) Standing with the feet even. E. sam together, pada a foot.

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Sampāda (सम्पाद).—m.

(-daḥ) 1. Completion, accomplishment. 2. Obtaining.

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

1) Sampada (सम्पद):—[=sam-pada] [from sam-pad] 1. sam-pada (for 2. See [column]2) = sam-panna furnished with (ifc.), [Caraka]

2) Sampāda (सम्पाद):—[=sam-pāda] [from sam-pad] a m. (in duḥ-s q.v.)

3) Sampada (सम्पद):—[=sam-pada] 2. sam-pada n. (for 1. See [column]1) standing with the feet together or even (= samam pada-yugmam), [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

4) Sampāda (सम्पाद):—[=sam-pāda] b daka etc. See sam-√pad.

5) Sāmpada (साम्पद):—mfn. ([from] sam-pad) relating to the equipment or preparation of, requisite for ([compound]), [Kauśika-sūtra]

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

Sampada (सम्पद):—[sampa+da] (daṃ) 1. n. Standing with the feet even.

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

Saṃpāda (संपाद) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Saṃpāḍa.

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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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Hindi dictionary

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Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Saṃpadā (संपदा):—(nf) wealth; opulence, prosperity.

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Prakrit-English dictionary

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

1) Saṃpaḍa (संपड) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Saṃpad.

2) Saṃpāḍa (संपाड) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Saṃpāda.

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Prakrit is an ancient language closely associated with both Pali and Sanskrit. Jain literature is often composed in this language or sub-dialects, such as the Agamas and their commentaries which are written in Ardhamagadhi and Maharashtri Prakrit. The earliest extant texts can be dated to as early as the 4th century BCE although core portions might be older.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Saṃpada (ಸಂಪದ):—

1) [noun] ಸಂಪತ್ತಿ [sampatti] 1, 2, 4 & 6.

2) [noun] profit; benefit.

3) [noun] the act or fact of achieving(something); achievement.

4) [noun] a rich, wealthy man.

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Saṃpāda (ಸಂಪಾದ):—[adjective] earned; received; got.

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Saṃpāda (ಸಂಪಾದ):—

1) [noun] the act of accomplishing; accomplishment.

2) [noun] wages, salary or any other recompense earned by working.

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Sāṃpada (ಸಾಂಪದ):—[noun] the instruments, materials, tools, etc. having a particular use or needed for a specific use; an apparatus.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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