Samparka, Saṃparka: 13 definitions


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Alternative spellings of this word include Sampark.

In Hinduism

Jyotisha (astronomy and astrology)

Source: Wikibooks (hi): Sanskrit Technical Terms

Samparka (सम्पर्क).—1. The sum of the diameters of the two bodies in contact. 2. Used in the sense of the sum of the two diameters of the eclipsed and eclipsing bodies. Note: Samparka is a Sanskrit technical term used in ancient Indian sciences such as Astronomy, Mathematics and Geometry.

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Jyotisha (ज्योतिष, jyotiṣa or jyotish) refers to ‘astronomy’ or “Vedic astrology” and represents the fifth of the six Vedangas (additional sciences to be studied along with the Vedas). Jyotisha concerns itself with the study and prediction of the movements of celestial bodies, in order to calculate the auspicious time for rituals and ceremonies.

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In Buddhism

Tibetan Buddhism (Vajrayana or tantric Buddhism)

Source: MDPI Books: The Ocean of Heroes

Saṃparka (संपर्क) refers to “being associated” (with a creature or deity), according to the 10th-century Ḍākārṇava-tantra: one of the last Tibetan Tantric scriptures belonging to the Buddhist Saṃvara tradition consisting of 51 chapters.—Accordingly, [while explaining the water-circle (jalacakra)]: “[...] This, the Jambū continent, is thereby divided into twelve sections. The ocean is named Saline all creatures belonging to it are associated (saṃparka) with the moisture-born [deities on the Water Circle]. [He should understand] humans to be among the womb-born. The moisture-born belong to this, [the Water] Circle. [...]”.

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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

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

samparka (संपर्क).—m (S) Contact, conjunction, junction, connection by touching. 2 S United state more generally, --mingledness, blendedness, amalgamation.

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

samparka (संपर्क).—m Contact; united state.

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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

Saṃparka (संपर्क).—

1) Mixture.

2) Union, contact, touch; पादेन नापैक्षत सुंदरीणां संपर्कमाशिञ्जितनूपुरेण (pādena nāpaikṣata suṃdarīṇāṃ saṃparkamāśiñjitanūpureṇa) Kumārasambhava 3.26; Meghadūta 25; V.1.12.

3) Society, association, company; न मूर्खजन- संपर्कः सुरेन्द्रभवनेष्वपि (na mūrkhajana- saṃparkaḥ surendrabhavaneṣvapi) Bhartṛhari 2.14.

4) Sexual union, copulation.

5) Addition, sum.

Derivable forms: saṃparkaḥ (संपर्कः).

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

Saṃparka (संपर्क).—i. e. sam-pṛc + a, m. 1. Mixture. 2. Copulation. 3. Union, [Vikramorvaśī, (ed. Bollensen.)] [distich] 13; [Pañcatantra] iii. [distich] 58. 4. Contact, [Meghadūta, (ed. Gildemeister.)] 26.

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

Saṃparka (संपर्क).—[masculine] junction, union, contact or intercourse with ([instrumental] ±saha, [genetive], or —°) or between (—°).

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

1) Samparka (सम्पर्क):—[=sam-parka] a etc. See sam-√pṛc.

2) [=sam-parka] [from sam-pṛc] b m. (ifc. f(ā). ) mixing together, mixture, commingling, conjunction, union, association, touch, contact between ([compound]) or with ([instrumental case] with or without saha [genitive case], or [compound]), [Maitrī-upaniṣad; Mahābhārata; Kāvya literature] etc.

3) [v.s. ...] bodily contact, sexual intercourse with ([compound]), [Manvarthamuktāvalī, kullūka bhaṭṭa’s Commentary on manu-smṛti]

4) [v.s. ...] addition, sum, [Āryabhaṭa]

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

Samparka (सम्पर्क):—[sampa+rka] (rkaḥ) 1. m. Mixture; contact, connection; copulation.

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

Saṃparka (संपर्क) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Saṃpakka.

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Samparka in German

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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

Saṃparka (संपर्क) [Also spelled sampark]:—(nm) contact; liaison; —[adhikāra] liaison officer; —[sthāpita karanā] to establish contact.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Saṃparka (ಸಂಪರ್ಕ):—

1) [noun] the act of mixing (two or more different things together;).

2) [noun] the state or fact of being associated, combined, united with; union.

3) [noun] communication or dealings between or among people; intercourse.

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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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