Samvat, aka: Saṃvat; 5 Definition(s)
Samvat means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India, Marathi. 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.
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saṃvat (संवत्) [or संवद्, saṃvad].—m (S) A year; esp. a year of Wikramaditya. This era commenced 57 years before Christ.Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
saṃvat (संवत्) [-da, -द].—m A year; esp. a year of vikramāditya.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
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.
1) A year.
2) Especially a year of the Vikramāditya era (commencing 56 years before the Christian era).Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Saṃvat (संवत्).—Ind. 1. A year. 2. A year of Vikramaditya's era.
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Saṃvāt (संवात्).—mfn. (-vān-vātī or vāntī vāt) Blowing, breathing, (as wind.) E. sam before vā to blow, śatṛ aff.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. 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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Rasa Jala Nidhi, vol 5: Treatment of various afflictions (by Bhudeb Mookerjee)
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A History of Indian Philosophy Volume 4 (by Surendranath Dasgupta)
Apastamba-yajna-paribhasa-sutras (by Hermann Oldenberg)
The Vishnu Purana (by Horace Hayman Wilson)
Settlement in Early Historic Ganga Plain (by Chirantani Das)
Part 6 - Growth of the clientele of early Buddhism < [Chapter VII - Sārnāth: The Satellite Religious Centre]
Part 10 - Water-Drainage System (regarding Rājagṛha) < [Chapter I - The Case Study of Rājagṛha]
Part 7 - Nalanda’s Rise of a Multi-functional Nodal Centre < [Chapter III - Nālandā: Evidence for rise and progress of the settlement]
A History of Indian Philosophy Volume 2 (by Surendranath Dasgupta)