Samti, Saṃti, Shamti: 3 definitions


Samti means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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.

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Saṃti (संति).—Appellation mahāprāñjña (very wise); honoured for story-telling.*

  • * Vāyu-purāṇa 103. 6.
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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

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Saṃti (संति).—

1) End, destruction.

2) A gift; cf. सति (sati).

Derivable forms: saṃtiḥ (संतिः).

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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

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Śāṃti (शांति) [Also spelled shanti]:—(nf) peace; calmness, quiet, tranquillity, quietude; silence; —[aura vyavasthā] law and order; ~[kara/kārī] pacificatory/pacifying; affording peace/tranquillity; tranquillizing; ~[kāma] peace-loving, pacific; ~[kāla] peace-time; ~[dātā] pacifier; affording peace; ~[dāyaka/dāyī] pacifying, tranquillizing; -[pāṭha] recitation of Vedic peace-hymns; scriptural recitation for general and individual peace; ~[prada] same as [śāṃtidāyaka; ~priya] peace-loving, peaceable; hence ~[priyatā] (nf); -[bhaṃga] breach of peace, eruption of disturbances; ~[maya] peaceful, peaceable; ~[rakṣaka] soldiers or defenders of peace; -[rakṣā] maintenance of peace, defence of peace; ~[vāditā/~vāda] pacifism; ~[vādī] a pacifist; pacific; -[vārtā] peace negotiation; -[saṃdhi] peace treaty; -[sammelana] peace conference; -[sthāpanā] establishment/restoration of peace, pacification.

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