Samuttha, Samutthā: 12 definitions


Samuttha means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Jainism, Prakrit. 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

Shaivism (Shaiva philosophy)

Source: Brill: Śaivism and the Tantric Traditions

Samuttha (समुत्थ) refers to the “arising (of mantras)”, according to the Guhyasūtra chapter 9.—Accordingly, “[The Goddess spoke]:—From the mātṛkā supernatural power and liberation can come about, O Lord. Tell me [how to attain] supernatural power and liberation through the mātṛkā. Why did you teach the mantras that arise (samuttha) from it? Tell me [the answer to] this excellent question. … fruit to me. [...]”.

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

Samuttha (समुत्थ) refers to the “(that which) arises (from the manifestation)” (of the generality consisting in causality), according to the Vṛtti on the Īśvarapratyabhijñāvivṛtivimarśinī 2.163.—Accordingly, “To the [question:] ‘But how is it that in the cognition that the clay is a cause with respect to the pot, [we] apprehend the seed too as a cause?,’ [Utpaladeva] replies [with the expression] ‘that which is intrinsically linked [with the notion of cause in general].’ And this intrinsic link arises from the manifestation (pratibhāsa-samuttha) of the generality [consisting in] causality—this is what [Utpaladeva] means”.

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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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Natyashastra (theatrics and dramaturgy)

Source: Wisdom Library: Nāṭya-śāstra

Samuttha (समुत्थ) refers to the “arising” (of blemishes from the actors), according to the Nāṭyaśāstra chapter 27. Accordingly, “I shall now describe Blemishes arising from the actors themselves (ātma-samuttha).—Unnaturalness [in the acting], wrong movement [of the actors], unsuitability of a role [to an actor], loss of memory [of the actors], speaking other words, [actor’s] cry of distress, want of proper hand movements, falling off of the crown and other ornaments, detects in playing the drums, shyness in of speech, laughing too much and crying too much, are to be taken as obstruction to Success”.

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Natyashastra (नाट्यशास्त्र, nāṭyaśāstra) refers to both the ancient Indian tradition (shastra) of performing arts, (natya—theatrics, drama, dance, music), as well as the name of a Sanskrit work dealing with these subjects. It also teaches the rules for composing Dramatic plays (nataka), construction and performance of Theater, and Poetic works (kavya).

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Samutthā (समुत्था).—1 P.

1) To stand up, rise.

2) To rise from death or insensibility, return to life or consciousness.

3) To rise together with.

4) To arise or spring from. -Caus.

1) To raise up, lift up, elevate.

2) To revive, restore to life.

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Samuttha (समुत्थ).—a.

1) Rising, getting up.

2) Sprung or produced from, born from (at the end of comp.); इच्छाद्वेष- समुत्थेन (icchādveṣa- samutthena) Bhagavadgītā (Bombay) 7.27; अथ नयनसमुत्थं ज्योतिरत्रेरिव द्योः (atha nayanasamutthaṃ jyotiratreriva dyoḥ) R.2.75.

3) Occurring, occasioned.

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

Samuttha (समुत्थ).—mfn.

(-tthaḥ-tthā-tthaṃ) 1. Rising, risen, getting or got up. 2. Born, produced. 3. Occasioned, occurring. E. sam intensitive, ud up, sthā to stand, ka aff., the sa is changed to tha .

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

Samuttha (समुत्थ).—i. e. sam-ud-stha, adj. 1. Rising, Chr. 33, 34; getting up. 2. Born, produced, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 8, 353. 3. Occasioned, occurring.

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

Samuttha (समुत्थ).—[adjective] rising, risen, existing, appearing, produced or occasioned by ([ablative] or —°).

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

1) Samutthā (समुत्था):—[=sam-ut-thā]

(-ud-√sthā) [Parasmaipada] [Ātmanepada] -tiṣṭhati te, to rise up together, [Jātakamālā];

—to rise up (as from death), get up (from sleep etc.), [Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa; Mahābhārata] etc.;

—to recover (from sickness), [Caraka];

—to rise (in the sky), gather (as clouds), [Mahābhārata; Kathāsaritsāgara];

—to come forth, spring from ([ablative]), appear, become visible, [Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa] etc. etc.;

—to arise for action, prepare for or to ([locative case] or [infinitive mood]), [Mahābhārata; Varāha-mihira’s Bṛhat-saṃhitā] :

—[Causal] -thāpayati to cause to rise together, lift or raise up, elevate, [Mahābhārata; Rāmāyaṇa; Bhāgavata-purāṇa];

—to awaken, excite, arouse, [Rāmāyaṇa; Jātakamālā]

2) Samuttha (समुत्थ):—[=sam-uttha] [from samut-thā] mf(ā)n. rising up, risen, appearing, occurring in, occasioned by, sprung or Produced or derived from ([compound], rarely [ablative]), [Mahābhārata; Kāvya literature etc.]

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

Samuttha (समुत्थ):—[samu-ttha] (tthaḥ-tthā-tthaṃ) a. Rising, born, produced, occasioned.

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

Samuttha (समुत्थ) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Samuttha.

[Sanskrit to German]

Samuttha in German

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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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Prakrit-English dictionary

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

1) Samuṭṭhā (समुट्ठा) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Samutsthā.

2) Samuttha (समुत्थ) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Samuttha.

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Prakrit is an ancient language closely associated with both Pali and Sanskrit. Jain literature is often composed in this language or sub-dialects, such as the Agamas and their commentaries which are written in Ardhamagadhi and Maharashtri Prakrit. The earliest extant texts can be dated to as early as the 4th century BCE although core portions might be older.

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