Sampatti, Saṃpatti: 17 definitions


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In Hinduism

Shaktism (Shakta philosophy)

Source: Google Books: Manthanabhairavatantram

Sampatti (सम्पत्ति) means “attaining”, according to the Jayadrathayāmala verse 1.12.456-459.—Accordingly, “By reflecting on ultimate reality, (the energy of the goddess) wanders throughout the whole universe, including the gods, demons and men as the division of pervasion and the pervader. Through the Yoga (lit. ‘union’), by means of which (this energy) is checked (and so appropriated); and by the unfolding of its essential nature, the yogi becomes of that nature, endowed with the very essence of accomplishment. By attaining [i.e., sampatti] oneness in this way, Yoga—Āṇava, Śākta and Śāmbhava—has been explained, which illumines the meaning of the teacher’s (instruction)”.

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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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Jyotisha (astronomy and astrology)

Source: Wisdom Library: Brihat Samhita by Varahamihira

Sampatti (सम्पत्ति) refers to “moderate” (growth of food crops), according to the Bṛhatsaṃhitā (chapter 9), an encyclopedic Sanskrit work written by Varāhamihira mainly focusing on the science of ancient Indian astronomy astronomy (Jyotiṣa).—Accordingly, “The four constellations from Ārdrā form the second maṇḍala or circle; if Venus should reappear in it, the rainfall will be moderate and the growth of food crops will also be moderate [i.e., sasya-sampatti]; the Brāhmins will suffer, especially those who are wicked. If Venus who so reappears in the said circle, should be crossed by a planet, the Mlecchas, forestmen, persons that live by dogs, the hill men of Gomanta and Gonarda, the Cāṇḍālas, the Śūdras and the people of Videha will become wicked and lawless”.

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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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Vastushastra (architecture)

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

Sampatti (सम्पत्ति) refers to an “increase” (in wealth), according to the Devyāmata (chapter 105).—Accordingly, [while describing the consequences of a doorway]—“[...] There is an increase in the enemy and his knowledge at Dauvārika. At Sugrīva is always an increase of wealth for the householder. At Puṣpadantaka is a gain in sons, wealth and power. At Vāruṇa is an increase in wealth (dhana-sampatti). At Asura is danger from the king. [...]

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Vastushastra (वास्तुशास्त्र, vāstuśāstra) refers to the ancient Indian science (shastra) of architecture (vastu), dealing with topics such architecture, sculpture, town-building, fort building and various other constructions. Vastu also deals with the philosophy of the architectural relation with the cosmic universe.

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In Buddhism

Mahayana (major branch of Buddhism)

Source: A Study and Translation of the Gaganagañjaparipṛcchā

Saṃpatti (संपत्ति) refers to “(having) acquired (the good qualities of Gods and men)”, according to the Gaganagañjaparipṛcchā: the eighth chapter of the Mahāsaṃnipāta (a collection of Mahāyāna Buddhist Sūtras).—Accordingly, “Then at that time, the Lord emitted such light from his body, thereby all Buddha-fileds in ten directions became filled with it. When the beginning, middle and end of this exposition of religion was set forth, immeasurable, incalculable living beings produced the thought of awakening, and attained the tolerance [that all things are unborn.] Some of their thoughts were liberated, some of them attained the eyes of the dharma, some of them became free from desire, some of them acquired the good qualities of gods and men (deva-manuṣya-saṃpatti) and gathered causes for seeing other Buddhas, and even the Lord was pleased with all of them”.

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Mahayana (महायान, mahāyāna) is a major branch of Buddhism focusing on the path of a Bodhisattva (spiritual aspirants/ enlightened beings). Extant literature is vast and primarely composed in the Sanskrit language. There are many sūtras of which some of the earliest are the various Prajñāpāramitā sūtras.

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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

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Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

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

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

Sampatti, (f.) (saṃ+patti2) 1. success, attainment; happiness, bliss, fortune (opp. vipatti) A. IV, 26, 160; Vism. 58, 232; J. IV, 3 (dibba°); DA. I, 126; three attainments J. I, 105; Miln. 96; DhA. III, 183 (manussa°, devaloka°, nibbāna°); Nett 126 (sīla°, samādhi°, paññā°; cp. sampadā); four VbhA. 439 sq. (gati°, upadhi°, kāla°, payoga°); six J. I, 105; nine Miln. 341.—2. excellency, magnificence SnA 397; rūpasampatti beauty J. III, 187; IV, 333.—3. honour Mhvs 22, 48.—4. prosperity, splendour J. IV, 455; Mhvs 38, 92; s. bhavaloko Ps. I, 122. Cp. samāpatti & sampadā. (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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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Saṃpatti (संपत्ति).—f.

1) Prosperity, increase of wealth; संपत्तौ च विपत्तौ च महतामेकरूपता (saṃpattau ca vipattau ca mahatāmekarūpatā) Subhāṣ.

2) Success, fulfilment, accomplishment; न च शोचत्यसंपत्तौ तद्विज्ञेयं तु राजसम् (na ca śocatyasaṃpattau tadvijñeyaṃ tu rājasam) Ms. 12.36.

3) Perfection, excellence; as in रूपसंपत्ति (rūpasaṃpatti).

4) Exuberance, plenty, abundance.

5) A suitable state or condition.

Derivable forms: saṃpattiḥ (संपत्तिः).

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

Sampatti (सम्पत्ति).—f.

(-ttiḥ) 1. Prosperity, success, increase of wealth, power or happiness. 2. Excellence of qualities. 3. A sort of medicinal root. E. sam implying perfection, pad to go, aff. ktin; also sampad .

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

Saṃpatti (संपत्ति).—i. e. sam-pad + ti, f. Prosperity, [Hitopadeśa] i. [distich] 141, M. M.; success, [Lassen, Anthologia Sanskritica.] 3, 20; power.

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

Saṃpatti (संपत्ति).—[feminine] agreement, harmony; completion, fulfilment; becoming, transition into; happening, falling to one’s share; success, prosperity, fortune; wealth, plenty, abundance.

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

1) Sampatti (सम्पत्ति):—[=sam-patti] [from sam-pad] f. prosperity, welfare, good fortune, success, accomplishment, fulfilment, turning out well ([instrumental case] = ‘at random’), [Nirukta, by Yāska; Rāmāyaṇa] etc.

2) [v.s. ...] concord, agreement, [???]

3) [v.s. ...] attainment, acquisition, enjoyment, possession, [Aitareya-brāhmaṇa] etc. etc.

4) [v.s. ...] becoming, turning into, [Śaṃkarācārya]

5) [v.s. ...] being, existing, existence, [Suśruta; Hemādri’s Caturvarga-cintāmaṇi]

6) [v.s. ...] good state or condition, excellence, [Mahābhārata; Suśruta]

7) [v.s. ...] plenty, abundance, affluence, [Kāvya literature; Kathāsaritsāgara; Mārkaṇḍeya-purāṇa]

8) [v.s. ...] a sort of medicinal root, [Horace H. Wilson]

9) [v.s. ...] a [particular] Kalā (q.v.) of Prakṛti and wife of Īśāna, [Catalogue(s)]

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

Sampatti (सम्पत्ति):—[sampa+tti] (tti) 2. f. Prosperity; wealth; medicinal root.

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

Saṃpatti (संपत्ति) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Saṃpatti.

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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

Saṃpatti (संपत्ति):—(nf) property; estate, wealth; affluence, prosperity; -[kara] property-tax; ~[vāna/śālī] opulent, wealthy.

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Prakrit-English dictionary

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

1) Saṃpatti (संपत्ति) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Saṃpatti.

2) Saṃpatti (संपत्ति) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Saṃprāpti.

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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

Saṃpatti (ಸಂಪತ್ತಿ):—[noun] = ಸಂಪತ್ತು [sampattu].

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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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