Samudbhuta, Samudbhūta: 9 definitions


Samudbhuta means something in Buddhism, Pali, 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.

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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

Samudbhūta (समुद्भूत) refers to “emerging from”, according to the Śivapurāṇa 2.3.20 (“The story of the submarine fire”).—Accordingly, as Nārada said to Brahmā: “O Brahmā, please tell me “Where did the flame of fire emerging from the eye [i.e., netra-samudbhūta-vahnijvālā] of Śiva go?” Please tell me also the further story of the moon-crested lord”.

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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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Shaktism (Shakta philosophy)

[«previous next»] — Samudbhuta in Shaktism glossary
Source: Google Books: Manthanabhairavatantram

Samudbhūta (समुद्भूत) refers to “having emerged (with six names)”, according to verse 2.4-6ab of the Ciñcinīmatasārasamuccaya.—Accordingly, “This tradition is Śiva’s vitality which has not emerged (into the realms of limitation). It is endowed with Śiva and Śakti and is the essence of the bliss of both that has expanded out through the lineage. O goddess, it is the root Kula tradition that has emerged as Kula and Kaula. Kaula is of six kinds and, accompanied by six seed-syllables, it is stable. It has emerged (samudbhūta) with six names and by its extension is the Western Tradition”.

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Shakta (शाक्त, śākta) or Shaktism (śāktism) represents a tradition of Hinduism where the Goddess (Devi) is revered and worshipped. Shakta literature includes a range of scriptures, including various Agamas and Tantras, although its roots may be traced back to the Vedas.

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In Buddhism

Mahayana (major branch of Buddhism)

[«previous next»] — Samudbhuta in Mahayana glossary
Source: De Gruyter: A Buddhist Ritual Manual on Agriculture

Samudbhūta (समुद्भूत) refers to “that which arises (from rocks or flowers)”, 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, [As the Bhagavān teaches an offering manual]: “[...] All crops, all flowers and fruits will be well protected. [...] Until the stake is driven out all kinds of pests, produced from moist heat, self-produced and egg-born, arisen from rocks or flowers (samudbhūtaśilāpuṣpasamudbhūtāḥ), do not prevail. Harm of various sorts caused by Nāgas will not be victorious again. [...]”.

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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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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

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

Samudbhūta (समुद्भूत).—mfn.

(-taḥ-tā-taṃ) Born, produced, derived. E. sam and ud before bhū to be, kta aff.

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

Samudbhūta (समुद्भूत).—[adjective] sprung up, produced, risen; being, existing.

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

1) Samudbhūta (समुद्भूत):—[=sam-udbhūta] [from samud-bhū] mfn. sprung up, arisen, born, produced, derived, [Mahābhārata; Rāmāyaṇa; Purāṇa]

2) [v.s. ...] existing, [Pratāparudrīya]

3) [v.s. ...] [varia lectio] or [wrong reading] for sam-uddhūta or sam-uddhata, [Mahābhārata]

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

Samudbhūta (समुद्भूत):—[samu-dbhūta] (taḥ-tā-taṃ) a. Produced.

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

Samudbhūta (समुद्भूत) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Samubbhūa.

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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

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

Samudbhūta (ಸಮುದ್ಭೂತ):—[noun] that has come into life, existence; brought forth by birth.

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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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