Samtapta, Santapta, Saṃtapta: 15 definitions


Samtapta means something in Buddhism, Pali, Hinduism, Sanskrit, Jainism, Prakrit, Marathi, Hindi. 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Santapt.

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

Source: Vagbhata’s Ashtanga Hridaya Samhita (first 5 chapters)

Saṃtapta (संतप्त) refers to “heated”, which is mentioned in verse 3.16 of the Aṣṭāṅgahṛdayasaṃhitā (Sūtrasthāna) by Vāgbhaṭa.—Accordingly, “[...] In (a man) living in an inside or basement room heated [viz., saṃtapta] by charcoal heat there never arises a disease caused by cold and roughness (of wind). [...]”.

Note: Saṃtapta (“heated”) has been separated from garbhabhūveśman, put in the active voice (bsros-pa, “having warmed”), and substituted for cārin.

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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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In Buddhism

Mahayana (major branch of Buddhism)

Source: A Study and Translation of the Gaganagañjaparipṛcchā

Saṃtapta (संतप्त) refers to the “burning pain” (as opposed to Asaṃtapta—‘absence of burning pain’), according to the Gaganagañjaparipṛcchā: the eighth chapter of the Mahāsaṃnipāta (a collection of Mahāyāna Buddhist Sūtras).—Accordingly, as Gaganagañja said to Ratnapāṇi: “Son of good family, those sixty-four dharmas are included in one hundred twenty-eight dharmas. What are those one hundred twenty-four? [...] (41) performing good actions is included in no burning pain (asaṃtapta) and no remorse; (42) no burning pain is included in the purity of morality and concentration; (43) truth is included in the concealed truth and the highest truth; (44) reality is included in suchness and the true state; [...]’”.

Source: De Gruyter: A Buddhist Ritual Manual on Agriculture

Saṃtapta (संतप्त) refers to “having heated (one’s body)”, according to the Vajratuṇḍasamayakalparāja, an ancient Buddhist ritual manual on agriculture from the 5th-century (or earlier), containing various instructions for the Sangha to provide agriculture-related services to laypeople including rain-making, weather control and crop protection.—Accordingly, [after the Bhagavān taught the great heart-dhāraṇī], “[...] If it is otherwise and you neglect the Tathāgata’s authorization and his dignity of speech, then all Nāga residences are ignited and burnt. [...] Running around with burnt radiance, heated by the hotness of the Sun, let them be burnt with their bodies heated (saṃtapta-śarīra). They will be seized by various diseases, misfortune and trouble. [...]”.

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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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In Jainism

General definition (in Jainism)

Source: The University of Sydney: A study of the Twelve Reflections

Saṃtapta (संतप्त) refers to “(being) inflamed” (by very intense pleasure), according to the 11th century Jñānārṇava, a treatise on Jain Yoga in roughly 2200 Sanskrit verses composed by Śubhacandra.—Accordingly, “Sentient beings, inflamed by very intense pleasure  (sutīvrā-sāta-saṃtaptā) [and] unsteady from affliction by wrong faith, wander about in a five-fold life that is difficult to be traversed. It has been stated at length that the cycle of rebirth which is full of suffering is five-fold on account of combining substance, place, right time, life and intention”.

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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

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

Santapta (सन्तप्त).—p (S) Extremely or vehemently heated, lit. fig.; scorched, parched, excited, exasperated, inflamed, incensed. 2 Greatly troubled or disturbed, afflicted, distressed, agonized: also agitated by pain, being under the commotion of corporal suffering.

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

Santapta (सन्तप्त).—p Extremely heated, lit. fig.; scorch- ed, excited, inflamed. Greatly troubl- ed, afflicted, distressed.

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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

Saṃtapta (संतप्त).—p. p.

1) Heated, inflamed, red-hot, glowing; संतप्तायसि संस्थितस्य पयसो नामापि न ज्ञायते (saṃtaptāyasi saṃsthitasya payaso nāmāpi na jñāyate) Pañcatantra (Bombay) 1.25; संतप्त- चामीकरवल्गुवज्रम् (saṃtapta- cāmīkaravalguvajram) Bhaṭṭikāvya 3.3; चुक्रुशुर्दुःखसंतप्ता मृत्योरिव भयागमे (cukruśurduḥkhasaṃtaptā mṛtyoriva bhayāgame) Rām. 2.48.32.

2) Distressed, afflicted, tormented.

3) Burnt, scorched.

4) Exhausted, fatigued, wearied.

5) Dry, faded; संतप्तपद्मा पद्मिन्यो लीनमीनविहंगमाः (saṃtaptapadmā padminyo līnamīnavihaṃgamāḥ) Rām.2.59.7.

-ptam Pain, grief, sorrow.

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

Santapta (सन्तप्त).—mfn.

(-ptaḥ-ptā-ptaṃ) 1. Suffering pain or distress, distressed, afflicted, wretched. 2. Suffering from extreme heat. 3. Burnt, scorched. 4. Inflamed with passion, &c. E. sam before tap to heat, aff. kta.

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

Saṃtapta (संतप्त).—[adjective] hot, melted, vexed, distressed; [neuter] pain, grief.*

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

1) Saṃtapta (संतप्त):—[=saṃ-tapta] [from saṃ-tap] mfn. greatly heated or inflamed, burnt up etc.

2) [v.s. ...] red-hot, molten, melted (See [compound])

3) [v.s. ...] oppressed, pained, tormented, distressed, wearied fatigued, [Mahābhārata; Kāvya literature] etc.

4) [v.s. ...] n. pain, grief, sorrow, [Mṛcchakaṭikā]

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

Santapta (सन्तप्त):—[sa-ntapta] (ptaḥ-ptā-ptaṃ) a. Burnt, scorched, inflamed, overcome with heat, passion or distress.

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

Saṃtapta (संतप्त) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Saṃtatta, Saṃtappia.

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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

Saṃtapta (संतप्त) [Also spelled santapt]:—(a) grieved, distressed, tormented, troubled.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Saṃtapta (ಸಂತಪ್ತ):—

1) [adjective] greatly heated; very hot.

2) [adjective] tormented; agonised; anguished.

3) [adjective] reduced to charcoal by burning; charred.

4) [adjective] exhausted; fatigued; weary.

5) [adjective] dried from heat; withered; shrivelled; wilted.

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Saṃtapta (ಸಂತಪ್ತ):—

1) [noun] that which is greatly heated or burnt.

2) [noun] a man who is undergoing or has undergone agony, anguish or tormentation.

3) [noun] a tired, exhausted 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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Nepali dictionary

[«previous next»] — Samtapta in Nepali glossary
Source: unoes: Nepali-English Dictionary

Santapta (सन्तप्त):—adj. 1. heated; very hot; 2. anguished; suffering; distressed; afflicted;

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Nepali is the primary language of the Nepalese people counting almost 20 million native speakers. The country of Nepal is situated in the Himalaya mountain range to the north of India.

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