Samtrasta, Santrasta, Saṃtrasta, Sam-trasta: 7 definitions


Samtrasta 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Santrast.

In Hinduism

Yoga (school of philosophy)

[«previous next»] — Samtrasta in Yoga glossary
Source: ORA: Amanaska (king of all yogas): A Critical Edition and Annotated Translation by Jason Birch

Santrasta (सन्त्रस्त) refers to “quivering (eyes)” (due to fear), according to the Brahmayāmala-tantra (or Picumata), an early 7th century Śaiva text consisting of twelve-thousand verses.—Accordingly, [while describing a haṭha-sādhana (foreceful practice)]: “[...] Hear what would transpire for him on the ninth day: A loud, terrifying sound arises in the hole, a sweet-smelling air is diffused [and] everywhere a shower of flowers. All the gods shake with fear, their eyes quivering (santrasta-locana). Aghorī's spirits appear in the clear of dawn by the thousands, of great majesty and deformed visage. [...]”

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Yoga is originally considered a branch of Hindu philosophy (astika), but both ancient and modern Yoga combine the physical, mental and spiritual. Yoga teaches various physical techniques also known as āsanas (postures), used for various purposes (eg., meditation, contemplation, relaxation).

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Samtrasta in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Santrasta (सन्त्रस्त).—mfn.

(-staḥ-stā-staṃ) Frightened, alarmed. E. sam, tras to fear, kta aff.

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

Saṃtrasta (संत्रस्त):—[=saṃ-trasta] [from saṃ-tras] mfn. trembling with fear, frightened, alarmed, [Mahābhārata]

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

Santrasta (सन्त्रस्त):—[sa-ntrasta] (staḥ-stā-staṃ) p. Alarmed.

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

Saṃtrasta (संत्रस्त) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Saṃtaṭṭha.

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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

[«previous next»] — Samtrasta in Hindi glossary
Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Saṃtrasta (संत्रस्त) [Also spelled santrast]:—(a) terrorised, horrified, frightened, alarmed.

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Kannada-English dictionary

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

Saṃtrasta (ಸಂತ್ರಸ್ತ):—

1) [adjective] filled with fear or terror; scared; frightened.

2) [adjective] distressed; agonised; suffered.

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Saṃtrasta (ಸಂತ್ರಸ್ತ):—

1) [noun] a man who is filled with tear or terror; a terrified man.

2) [noun] a man who is affected by a calamity.

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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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