Samriddha, Samṛddha: 14 definitions


Samriddha 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.

The Sanskrit term Samṛddha can be transliterated into English as Samrddha or Samriddha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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

Samṛddha (समृद्ध) refers to “riches” [?], according to the Śivapurāṇa 2.3.8.—Accordingly, as Brahmā narrated to Sage Nārada:—“O Nārada, after saying this to the lord of mountains, you went to heaven immediately. The lord of mountains too, whose mind was filled with joy, returned to his palace endowed with all riches [i.e., samṛddha—sarvasaṃpatsamṛddham]”.

Source: Puranic Encyclopedia

Samṛddha (समृद्ध).—A nāga (serpent) born in the family of Dhṛtarāṣṭra. This serpent was burnt to death in the sacrificial fire of the serpent sacrifice of Janamejaya. (Mahābhārata Ādi Parva, Chapter 57, Verse 18).

Source: JatLand: List of Mahabharata people and places

Samṛddha (समृद्ध) is a name mentioned in the Mahābhārata (cf. I.52.16, I.57) and represents one of the many proper names used for people and places. Note: The Mahābhārata (mentioning Samṛddha) is a Sanskrit epic poem consisting of 100,000 ślokas (metrical verses) and is over 2000 years old.

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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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In Jainism

General definition (in Jainism)

[«previous next»] — Samriddha in Jainism glossary
Source: The Jaina Iconography

Samṛddha (समृद्ध) refers to one of the various attendants of Kubera (king of the Yakṣas).—Kubera was the treasurer of Śiva and lord of the Alakā is several times referred to in early Hindu literature. His attendants were many and several of them are mentioned in a canonical text of the Jainas thus, [viz., Samṛddha].

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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»] — Samriddha in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

samṛddha (समृद्ध).—a S Abundant, plentiful, exuberant. 2 Prosperous, flourishing, thriving. 3 Augmented or increased.

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

samṛddha (समृद्ध).—a Abundant; prosperous. Augmented.

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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»] — Samriddha in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Samṛddha (समृद्ध).—p. p.

1) Prosperous, flourishing, thriving.

2) Happy, fortunate.

3) Rich, wealthy.

4) Rich in, richly endowed with, abounding in.

5) Fruitful.

6) Full-grown, increased.

7) Full, complete, entire; समृद्धं सौभाग्यं सकलवसुधायाः किमपि तत् (samṛddhaṃ saubhāgyaṃ sakalavasudhāyāḥ kimapi tat) G. L.1.

8) Copious, abundant.

9) Increased (in speed); यथा प्रदीप्तं ज्वलनं पतङ्गा विशन्ति नाशाय समृद्धवेगाः (yathā pradīptaṃ jvalanaṃ pataṅgā viśanti nāśāya samṛddhavegāḥ) Bhagavadgītā (Bombay) 11.29.

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

Samṛddha (समृद्ध).—mfn.

(-ddhaḥ-ddhā-ddhaṃ) 1. Happy, prosperous, thriving. 2. Grown, increased, augmented. 3. Flourishing. 4. Full, entire. 5. Accelerated. E. sam completely, ṛdh to increase, aff. kta .

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

Samṛddha (समृद्ध).—[adjective] achieved, perfect, complete; endowed with, possessed of ([instrumental], [ablative] or —°); prosperous, wealthy, copious, abundant.

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

1) Samṛddha (समृद्ध):—[=sam-ṛddha] [from sam-ṛdh] mfn. accomplished, succeeded, fulfilled, perfect, very successful or prosperous or flourishing, fortunate, [Atharva-veda; Brāhmaṇa; Chāndogya-upaniṣad; Mahābhārata; Rāmāyaṇa]

2) [v.s. ...] full-grown (as trees), [Mahābhārata]

3) [v.s. ...] complete, whole, entire, [ib.]

4) [v.s. ...] fully furnished or abundantly endowed with ([instrumental case] [ablative], or [compound]), [Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa; Manu-smṛti; Mahābhārata] etc.

5) [v.s. ...] rich, wealthy, [ib.; Kathāsaritsāgara]

6) [v.s. ...] plenteous, abundant, much, [Ratnāvalī]

7) [v.s. ...] m. Name of a serpent-demon, [Mahābhārata]

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

Samṛddha (समृद्ध):—[(ddhaḥ-ddhā-ddhaṃ) n.] Happy; thriving; grown; full; accelerated.

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

Samṛddha (समृद्ध) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Samiddha.

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Samriddha 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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Kannada-English dictionary

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

Samṛddha (ಸಮೃದ್ಧ):—

1) [adjective] prosperous; flourishing.

2) [adjective] richly, profusely grown.

3) [adjective] excessive; too much; abundant.

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Samṛddha (ಸಮೃದ್ಧ):—

1) [noun] = ಸಮೃದ್ಧಿ - [samriddhi -] 3.

2) [noun] a rich, wealthy man.

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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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