Samudahrita, Samudāhṛta: 6 definitions


Samudahrita 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 Samudāhṛta can be transliterated into English as Samudahrta or Samudahrita, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Vastushastra (architecture)

Source: Brill: Śaivism and the Tantric Traditions (architecture)

Samudāhṛta (समुदाहृत) refers to “(having been) altogether declared”, according to the Devyāmata (chapter 105).—Accordingly, [trees for the surrounding gardens]—“[...] Beyond the residence, it is surrounded by a garden and has a surrounding wall. Everything to be done has been altogether declared (samudāhṛta). Thus ends the chapter on the residence”.

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Vastushastra (वास्तुशास्त्र, vāstuśāstra) refers to the ancient Indian science (shastra) of architecture (vastu), dealing with topics such architecture, sculpture, town-building, fort building and various other constructions. Vastu also deals with the philosophy of the architectural relation with the cosmic universe.

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Sports, Arts and Entertainment (wordly enjoyments)

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Source: Syainika Sastra of Rudradeva with English Translation (art)

Samudāhṛta (समुदाहृत) refers to the “chanting” (of couplets—gāthā), according to the Śyainika-śāstra: a Sanskrit treatise dealing with the divisions and benefits of Hunting and Hawking, written by Rājā Rudradeva (or Candradeva) in possibly the 13th century.—Accordingly, “[...] Moreover, charming couplets are often heard chanted (samudāhṛta) by the Manes for the welfare of Ruci, who was for renouncing the world:—‘O darling, man’s karma accumulated in previous existences, that is, his merits und demerits, wears away day and night by his “enjoyments,” that is, his experiences of the joys and sorrows of life. Therefore you, who know what dharma is, will attain peace when your karma wears away’”.

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This section covers the skills and profiencies of the Kalas (“performing arts”) and Shastras (“sciences”) involving ancient Indian traditions of sports, games, arts, entertainment, love-making and other means of wordly enjoyments. Traditionally these topics were dealt with in Sanskrit treatises explaing the philosophy and the justification of enjoying the pleasures of the senses.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

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

Samudāhṛta (समुदाहृत).—mfn.

(-taḥ-tā-taṃ) Declared. 2. Illustrated. E. sam and ud before hṛ to take, kta aff.

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

1) Samudāhṛta (समुदाहृत):—[=sam-udāhṛta] [from samudā-hṛ] mfn. talked to, addressed, [Harivaṃśa]

2) [v.s. ...] talked about, mentioned as, named, called, [Āśvalāyana-śrauta-sūtra; Manu-smṛti; Rāmāyaṇa] etc.

3) [v.s. ...] stated, declared, [Yājñavalkya]

4) [v.s. ...] illustrated, [Horace H. Wilson]

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

Samudāhṛta (समुदाहृत):—[samudā+hṛta] (taḥ-tā-taṃ) p. Declared.

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

Samudāhṛta (समुदाहृत) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Samudāhiya.

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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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