Samriddhimat, Samṛddhimat, Samriddhi-mat: 2 definitions


Samriddhimat means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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 Samṛddhimat can be transliterated into English as Samrddhimat or Samriddhimat, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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

Samṛddhimat (समृद्धिमत्) refers to the “rich and well-furnished (abode)”, according to the Śivapurāṇa 2.3.32 (“The seven celestial sages arrive”).—Accordingly, as the Seven Sages arrived at Himavatpura city: “Describing the city thus all those excellent sages went to the rich and well-furnished (samṛddhimat) abode of Himavat. On seeing those seven sages, resplendent like the sun, coming along the aerial path from a distance, Himavat was surprised and said:—‘[...]’”.

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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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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Samriddhimat in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Samṛddhimat (समृद्धिमत्):—[=sam-ṛddhi-mat] [from sam-ṛddhi > sam-ṛdh] mfn. perfectly succeeding or successful or fortunate, [Mahābhārata; Naiṣadha-carita; Mārkaṇḍeya-purāṇa]

2) [v.s. ...] richly furnished with ([compound]), [Kāvyādarśa]

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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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