Samvahana, Saṃvāhana, Saṃvahana, Saṃvāhanā: 15 definitions

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Samvahana means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, Jainism, Prakrit, 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 Samvahan.

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

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Source: archive.org: Vagbhata’s Ashtanga Hridaya Samhita (first 5 chapters)

Saṃvāhana (संवाहन) refers to “massages”, mentioned in verse 4.13-14 of the Aṣṭāṅgahṛdayasaṃhitā (Sūtrasthāna) by Vāgbhaṭa.—Accordingly, “[...] (From the restraint) of sleep (result) stupor, heaviness of head and eyes, indolence, yawning, and rheumatism. In this case sleep and massages [viz., saṃvāhana] (are) desirable”.

Source: gurumukhi.ru: Ayurveda glossary of terms

Saṃvāhana (संवाहन):—Pleasing touch or thumping with hands slowly.

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Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.

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Marathi-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Samvahana in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

saṃvāhana (संवाहन).—n S Rubbing (as of the body): also kneading (of the limbs), shampooing. Ex. of comp. aṅgasaṃvāhana; pādasaṃvāhana, hastasaṃvāhana.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

saṃvāhana (संवाहन).—n Rubbing. Kneading. Shampooing.

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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Saṃvahana (संवहन).—

1) Guiding, conducting.

2) Showing, displaying.

Derivable forms: saṃvahanam (संवहनम्).

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Saṃvāhana (संवाहन) or Saṃvāhanā (संवाहना).—

1) Carrying or bearing a burden.

2) Shampooing; gentle rubbing; अशिथिलपरिरम्भैर्दत्तसंवाहनानि (aśithilaparirambhairdattasaṃvāhanāni) Uttararāmacarita 1.24.

3) Bearing along, propelling; पौरस्त्यो वा सुख- यति मरुत् साधुसंवाहनाभिः (paurastyo vā sukha- yati marut sādhusaṃvāhanābhiḥ) Mālatīmādhava (Bombay) 9.25.

Derivable forms: saṃvāhanam (संवाहनम्).

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

Saṃvāhana (संवाहन).—n.

(-naṃ) 1. Rubbing the person, kneading the limbs. 2. Bearing, carrying. E. sam before vah to obtain or bear, (causal form,) aff. lyuṭ .

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

Saṃvāhana (संवाहन).—i. e. sam-vāh + ana, n. 1. Bearing, carrying, [Uttara Rāmacarita, 2. ed. Calc., 1862.] 15, 15. 2. Rubbing and kneading the body, [Meghadūta, (ed. Gildemeister.)] 94; stroking, touching, [Mālatīmādhava, (ed. Calc.)] 150, 10. 3. Extortion, [Rājataraṅgiṇī] 5, 191.

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

Saṃvāhana (संवाहन).—[neuter] driving, driving out, moving along (clouds etc.); bearing, carrying (also [feminine]); stroking or rubbing with the hand, shampooing.

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

1) Saṃvahana (संवहन):—[=saṃ-vahana] [from saṃ-vaha > saṃ-vah] n. guiding, conducting, [Suśruta]

2) [v.s. ...] showing, displaying, [Kuvalayānanda]

3) Saṃvāhana (संवाहन):—[=saṃ-vāhana] [from saṃ-vāha > saṃ-vah] n. ([from] idem) bearing, carrying, driving etc., [Mahābhārata]

4) [v.s. ...] the moving along or passage (of clouds), [Mālatīmādhava]

5) [v.s. ...] rubbing the person, shampooing, [Suśruta; Kāvya literature; Kathāsaritsāgara]

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

Saṃvāhana (संवाहन):—[saṃ-vāhana] (naṃ) 1. n. Rubbing the person; carrying.

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

Saṃvahana (संवहन) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Saṃvahaṇa, Saṃvāhaṇa, Saṃvāhaṇā.

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Samvahana 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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Hindi dictionary

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Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

1) Saṃvahana (संवहन) [Also spelled samvahan]:—(nm) (the act or process of) conduction; carrying/bearing.

2) Saṃvāhana (संवाहन) [Also spelled samvahan]:—(nm) conduction; ~[] a conductor, that which conducts.

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Prakrit-English dictionary

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

1) Saṃvahaṇa (संवहण) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Saṃvahana.

2) Saṃvāhaṇa (संवाहण) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Saṃvāhana.

3) Saṃvāhaṇā (संवाहणा) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Saṃvāhanā.

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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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Kannada-English dictionary

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Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Saṃvahana (ಸಂವಹನ):—

1) [noun] a communicating, conveying information, an idea, thought, etc.

2) [noun] an expressing of a sentiment (as in a dance, drama, etc.).

3) [noun] the act of guiding, directing or leading; guidance; direction; leadership.

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Saṃvāhana (ಸಂವಾಹನ):—[noun] = ಸಂವಾಹ [samvaha]2 - 1, 2, & 5.

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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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