Samyatta, Saṃyatta: 4 definitions


Samyatta means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali. 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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Pali-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Samyatta in Pali glossary
Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

saṃyatta : (adj.) having one's mind restrained.

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Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Saṃyatta (संयत्त).—p. p.

1) Ready, prepared; संयत्तो भव सत्यमस्ति भवतः सत्यं मनुष्यो भवान् (saṃyatto bhava satyamasti bhavataḥ satyaṃ manuṣyo bhavān) Mv.5.51.

2) Being on guard.

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

Saṃyatta (संयत्त).—[adjective] met (as foes); concentrated, careful. prepared, ready.

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

1) Saṃyatta (संयत्त):—[=saṃ-yatta] [from saṃ-yat] mfn. ([plural]) come into conflict (saṃgrāme soṃ-yatte, ‘at the outbreak of war’), [Taittirīya-saṃhitā]

2) [v.s. ...] prepared, ready, being on one’s guard, [Manu-smṛti; Mahābhārata 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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