Samyati, Saṃyāti, Saṃyati: 8 definitions


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In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

Source: Wisdom Library: Bhagavata Purana

1) Saṃyāti (संयाति):—One of the six sons of Nahuṣa (son of Āyu). (see Bhāgavata Purāṇa 9.18.1)

2) Saṃyāti (संयाति):—Son of Bahugava (son of Sudyu). He had a son called Ahaṃyāti. (see Bhāgavata Purāṇa 9.20.3)

Source: Puranic Encyclopedia

1) Saṃyāti (संयाति).—Third son of Nahuṣa, his other sons being Yati, Yayāti, Āyāti and Dhruva. (Ādi Parva, Chapter 75, Verse 30).

2) Saṃyāti (संयाति).—A king, who was the great-grandson of emperor Pūru and son of Prācinvān. Aśmakī, born of the Yadu dynasty was his mother. He married Varāṅgī daughter of Dṛṣadvān and a son called Ahaṃyāti was born to the couple. (Ādi Parva, Chapter 95, Verse 14).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

1a) Saṃyāti (संयाति).—A son of Bahugaṇa (Bahugata, Viṣṇu-purāṇa) and father of Ahamyātī.*

  • * Bhāgavata-purāṇa IX. 20. 3; Viṣṇu-purāṇa IV. 19. 1.

1b) A son of Nahuṣa;1 became a muni to attain mokṣa and Brahmāhood.2

  • 1) Bhāgavata-purāṇa IX. 18. 1; Matsya-purāṇa 24. 50; Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 68. 12. Viṣṇu-purāṇa IV. 10. 1.
  • 2) Vāyu-purāṇa 93. 13-14.
Source: JatLand: List of Mahabharata people and places

Saṃyāti (संयाति) is a name mentioned in the Mahābhārata (cf. I.70.28) and represents one of the many proper names used for people and places. Note: The Mahābhārata (mentioning Saṃyāti) is a Sanskrit epic poem consisting of 100,000 ślokas (metrical verses) and is over 2000 years old.

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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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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Saṃyati (संयति).—Penance, self-castigation.

Derivable forms: saṃyatiḥ (संयतिः).

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

1) Saṃyatī (संयती):—[=saṃ-yatī] n. [dual number] of [present participle] of sam- √5. i (q.v.)

2) Saṃyati (संयति):—[=saṃ-yati] [from saṃ-yata > saṃ-yam] f. penance, self-castigation, [Kuṭṭanīmata]

3) Saṃyāti (संयाति):—[=saṃ-yāti] [from saṃ-yāta > saṃ-yā] m. Name of a son of Nahuṣa, [Mahābhārata; Bhāgavata-purāṇa]

4) [v.s. ...] of a son of Pracinvat (Bahu-gava) and father of Ahaṃ-yāti, [ib.] ([Harivaṃśa] sampāti).

5) Sāṃyāti (सांयाति):—[gana] kāśy-ādi.

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

Saṃyati (संयति) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Saṃjai.

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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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