Samuddishya, Samuddiśya: 3 definitions


Samuddishya 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 Samuddiśya can be transliterated into English as Samuddisya or Samuddishya, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Shaivism (Shaiva philosophy)

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Source: SOAS University of London: Protective Rites in the Netra Tantra

Samuddiśya (समुद्दिश्य) refers to “employing (a name)” (in a ritual), according to the Netratantra of Kṣemarāja: a Śaiva text from the 9th century in which Śiva (Bhairava) teaches Pārvatī topics such as metaphysics, cosmology, and soteriology.—Accordingly, [verse 6.9-15ab]—“When [the mantrin] perceives the power of death, when death touches and sees [a person], then he should worship Amṛteśa with the aim to repulse [death]. He employs (samuddiśya) the name [of the afflicted], [and] should worship all-pervading Mṛtyujit with entirely white ornaments, according to the rule taught before [in previous chapters focused on daily ritual]. [...]”.

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Shaiva (शैव, śaiva) or Shaivism (śaivism) represents a tradition of Hinduism worshiping Shiva as the supreme being. Closely related to Shaktism, Shaiva literature includes a range of scriptures, including Tantras, while the root of this tradition may be traced back to the ancient Vedas.

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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Samuddishya in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Samuddiśya (समुद्दिश्य).—[gerund] (lit. pointing to, aiming at) towards, against, concerning, for the sake or in honour of ([accusative]).

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

1) Samuddiśya (समुद्दिश्य):—[=sam-uddiśya] [from samud-diś] ind. having fully pointed out etc.

2) [v.s. ...] (with [accusative]) with reference or regard to, on account or in behalf or in honour of. at, against, towards, to, [Mahābhārata; Kāvya literature etc.]

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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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