Samsakta, Saṃsakta: 11 definitions


Samsakta means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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

Ayurveda (science of life)

Source: Ayurveda glossary of terms

Saṃsakta (संसक्त):—[saṃsaktaṃ] Desire

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Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.

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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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

Saṃsakta (संसक्त) refers to “desirous of” (or “eager in”), according to the Śivapurāṇa 2.3.22 (“Description of Pārvatī’s penance”).—Accordingly, as Pārvatī performed her penance: “[...] Since she, the daughter of Himavat, eschewed leaves from her diet she was called Aparṇā by the gods. Then Pārvatī performed great penance standing on one leg and remembering Śiva, she continued muttering the five-syllabled mantra. Clad in barks of trees, wearing matted hair and eager in the meditation of Śiva [i.e., śiva-cintana-saṃsakta], she surpassed even sages by her penance. [...]”.

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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

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

saṃsakta (संसक्त).—p S Connected with or contiguous to; joined or proximate. 2 Bent or set upon; devotedly attached to; diligently prosecuting. 3 Intimate or familiar with.

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

saṃsakta (संसक्त).—p Connected with. Devotedly attached to.

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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

Saṃsakta (संसक्त).—p. p.

1) Adhered or stuck together.

2) Adhering or clinging to, attached to, sticking close to.

3) Joined or linked together, closely connected; प्रान्तेषु संसक्तनमेरुशाखम् (prānteṣu saṃsaktanameruśākham) Kumārasambhava 3.43; R.7.24.

4) Near, contiguous, adjoining.

5) Confused, mixed, mingled, blended; मदमुखरमयूरीमुक्तसंसक्तकेकः (madamukharamayūrīmuktasaṃsaktakekaḥ) Mālatīmādhava (Bombay) 9.5; कलिन्दकन्या मथुरां गताऽपि गङ्गोर्मिसंसक्तजलेव भाति (kalindakanyā mathurāṃ gatā'pi gaṅgormisaṃsaktajaleva bhāti) R.6.48; Mālatīmādhava (Bombay) 5.11.

6) Intent on.

7) Endowed with, possessed of.

8) Fastened, restrained.

9) Given to the mundane pleasures.

1) Enamoured.

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

Saṃsakta (संसक्त).—mfn.

(-ktaḥ-ktā-ktaṃ) 1. Near, adjoining, contiguous. 2. Possessing, endowed with, affected by. 3. Connected or acquainted with. 4. Attached to, intent on. 5. Tied or attached. 6. Mixed, confused. E. sam before ṣañj to embrace, &c., aff. kta .

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

Saṃsakta (संसक्त).—[adjective] hanging, sticking to, fixed or bent on, devoted to, occupied with ([locative] or —°); met, engaged in battle; joined, connected, or furnished with (—°); contiguous, close, dense; lasting, continual, uninterrupted.

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

1) Saṃsakta (संसक्त):—[=saṃ-sakta] [from saṃ-sañj] mfn. adhered or stuck together, met, encountered (also as enemies), [Mahābhārata; Harivaṃśa] etc.

2) [v.s. ...] sticking fast, faltering (speech), [Harivaṃśa]

3) [v.s. ...] closely connected, united, [Pañcarātra; Vāyu-purāṇa]

4) [v.s. ...] fixed on or directed towards, occupied with, devoted to, intent upon, fond of ([locative case] or [compound]), [Mahābhārata; Kāvya literature] etc.

5) [v.s. ...] given to the world or mundane pleasures, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa]

6) [v.s. ...] enamoured, [Mārkaṇḍeya-purāṇa]

7) [v.s. ...] endowed or furnished with ([compound]), [Harivaṃśa; Hemacandra’s Pariśiṣṭaparvan]

8) [v.s. ...] close, near, adjoining, contiguous, [Mahābhārata; Kāvya literature; Varāha-mihira’s Bṛhat-saṃhitā]

9) [v.s. ...] compact, dense, uninterrupted, continuous, [Rāmāyaṇa; Kālidāsa; Kathāsaritsāgara]

10) [v.s. ...] dependent, conditional, [Rāmāyaṇa]

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

Saṃsakta (संसक्त):—[saṃ-sakta] (ktaḥ-ktā-ktaṃ) a. Near; possessed of, endowed with.

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

Saṃsakta (संसक्त) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Saṃsatta.

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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

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Saṃsakta (ಸಂಸಕ್ತ):—

1) [adjective] deeply involved, interested, engrossed in.

2) [adjective] closely connected, united.

3) [adjective] adhered or stuck together (firmly).

4) [adjective] built; constructed.

5) [adjective] close; near; intimate.

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Saṃsakta (ಸಂಸಕ್ತ):—

1) [noun] the condition or quality of being associated with or involved, engrossed in (something).

2) [noun] that which is closely, intimately related, connected with.

3) [noun] a man who is deeply involved, interested or engrossed in or intimately associated with.

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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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