Samprapta, Samprāpta, Saṃprāpta: 12 definitions


Samprapta means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Jainism, Prakrit, Marathi. 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.

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Samprapta in Purana glossary
Source: Shiva Purana - English Translation

Samprāpta (सम्प्राप्त) refers to “appearance” (i.e., ‘coming towards another’), according to the Śivapurāṇa 2.3.26 (“Pārvatī-Jaṭila dialogue”).—Accordingly, as Pārvatī said to Śiva (in guise of a Brahmacārin): “O Brahmin, I am not the mother of the Vedas, nor Lakṣmī nor Sarasvatī. I am the daughter of Himācala and my name is Pārvatī. Previously I had been born as Satī, the daughter of Dakṣa. By Yogic means I cast off my body since my husband was insulted by my father. Even in this life, Śiva came to me [i.e., samprāpta] but due to ill luck, He reduced Kāma to ashes, left me and went away. [...]

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The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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Yoga (school of philosophy)

[«previous next»] — Samprapta in Yoga glossary
Source: ORA: Amanaska (king of all yogas): A Critical Edition and Annotated Translation by Jason Birch

Saṃprāpta (संप्राप्त) refers to “fallen into (a woman’s vagina)”, according to the Yogamārgaprakāśikā 145-146b.—Accordingly, “If [the Yogin’s] semen accidentally moves [from his body] and has fallen into (saṃprāpta) [a woman’s] vagina, the sucking up of both [semen and vaginal fluid] by the Yogin, [results in] him becoming a receptacle of [all] the Siddhis. This Mudrā, [called] Sahajolī, should always be known by Yogins”.

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Yoga is originally considered a branch of Hindu philosophy (astika), but both ancient and modern Yoga combine the physical, mental and spiritual. Yoga teaches various physical techniques also known as āsanas (postures), used for various purposes (eg., meditation, contemplation, relaxation).

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In Jainism

General definition (in Jainism)

[«previous next»] — Samprapta in Jainism glossary
Source: The University of Sydney: A study of the Twelve Reflections

Saṃprāpta (संप्राप्त) refers to “(having) obtained (all connections)”, according to the 11th century Jñānārṇava, a treatise on Jain Yoga in roughly 2200 Sanskrit verses composed by Śubhacandra.—Accordingly, “Also all connections are obtained (saṃprāpta) by all those possessing a body who have roamed about for time without a beginning in the wombs of mobile and immobile beings”.

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Jainism is an Indian religion of Dharma whose doctrine revolves around harmlessness (ahimsa) towards every living being. The two major branches (Digambara and Svetambara) of Jainism stimulate self-control (or, shramana, ‘self-reliance’) and spiritual development through a path of peace for the soul to progess to the ultimate goal.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Samprapta in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

samprāpta (संप्राप्त).—a S Completely attained, gained, effected, done. 2 Arrived or come on--a disease or a paroxysm.

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

samprāpta (संप्राप्त).—a Completely attained.

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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

[«previous next»] — Samprapta in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Saṃprāpta (संप्राप्त).—p. p.

1) Well reached or attained.

2) Appeared, arrived (in time)

3) Sprung or descended from; स हरेतैव तद्रिक्थं संप्राप्तोऽप्यन्यगोत्रतः (sa haretaiva tadrikthaṃ saṃprāpto'pyanyagotrataḥ) Manusmṛti 9.141.

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

Samprāpta (सम्प्राप्त).—mfn.

(-ptaḥ-ptā-ptaṃ) 1. Attained, obtained, gotten. 2. Effected, accomplished. 3. Become. 4. Arrived, come. E. sam and prāpta obtained.

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

Saṃprāpta (संप्राप्त).—[adjective] met, (having) reached or obtained; arrived, come, descended from ([ablative]); perceived, learnt.

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

1) Samprāpta (सम्प्राप्त):—[=sam-prāpta] [from sam-prānta] mfn. well reached or attained, obtained, gained etc.

2) [v.s. ...] one who has reached or attained, arrived at, met with, fallen into ([accusative]), [Mahābhārata; Kāvya literature] etc.

3) [v.s. ...] (ifc.) extending to, [Suśruta]

4) [v.s. ...] come, become, appeared, arrived (as a period of time), [Manu-smṛti; Mahābhārata] etc.

5) [v.s. ...] sprung or descended from (-tas), [Manu-smṛti ix, 141]

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

Samprāpta (सम्प्राप्त):—[sa-mprā+pta] < [sa-mprāpta] (ptaḥ-ptā-ptaṃ) a. Attained, accomplished; arrived; become.

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

Saṃprāpta (संप्राप्त) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Saṃpatta, Saṃpāvia.

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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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Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Samprapta in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Saṃprāpta (ಸಂಪ್ರಾಪ್ತ):—

1) [adjective] well reached or attained; accomplished perfectly.

2) [adjective] obtained; got.

3) [adjective] earned; received (as salary, wges, compensation for one’s service, etc.;).

4) [adjective] happened; occured.

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Saṃprāpta (ಸಂಪ್ರಾಪ್ತ):—

1) [noun] that which has happened, occured.

2) [noun] he who has become, appeared, arrived, etc.

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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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