Samyuta, Saṃyuta, Saṃyutā: 16 definitions


Samyuta means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, 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.

In Hinduism

Natyashastra (theatrics and dramaturgy)

Source: Wisdom Library: Nāṭya-śāstra

Saṃyuta (संयुत) refers to “combined hands”, according to the Nāṭyaśāstra chapter 9. It is one of the three classes of ‘gestures and movements of hands’. The hands form a part of the human body which represents one of the six major limbs (aṅga) used in dramatic performance. With these limbs are made the various gestures (āṅgika), which form a part of the histrionic representation (abhinaya).

There are thirteen ‘gestures of combined hands’ defined:

  1. añjali,
  2. kapota,
  3. karkaṭa,
  4. svastika,
  5. kaṭakāvardhamānaka,
  6. utsaṅga,
  7. niṣadha,
  8. dola,
  9. puṣpapuṭa,
  10. makara,
  11. gajadanta,
  12. avahittha,
  13. vardhamāna.
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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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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

Source: Shiva Purana - English Translation

Saṃyutā (संयुता) refers to “accompanying” (e.g., maids accompanying a woman), according to the Śivapurāṇa 2.3.18 (“Description of the perturbation caused by Kāma”).—Accordingly, as Brahmā narrated: “When Kāma did not secure any entry within the great Yogin, he became deluded and frightened much through the magical power of Śiva. Who could gain access to Śiva in meditation, who could fix an eye in his forehead that resembled fire with shooting blazing flames? In the mean time Pārvatī came there along with her two maids [i.e., sakhī-saṃyutātatra sakhībhyāṃ saṃyutā] and brought various kinds of flowers for Śiva’s worship. [...]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Saṃyuta (संयुत).—A son of Daśaratha and father of Śāliśūka.*

  • * Viṣṇu-purāṇa IV. 24. 30.
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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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Chandas (prosody, study of Sanskrit metres)

Source: Shodhganga: a concise history of Sanskrit Chanda literature

Saṃyutā (संयुता) refers to one of the 130 varṇavṛttas (syllabo-quantitative verse) dealt with in the second chapter of the Vṛttamuktāvalī, ascribed to Durgādatta (19th century), author of eight Sanskrit work and patronised by Hindupati: an ancient king of the Bundela tribe (presently Bundelkhand of Uttar Pradesh). A Varṇavṛtta (e.g., saṃyutā) refers to a type of classical Sanskrit metre depending on syllable count where the light-heavy patterns are fixed.

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Chandas (छन्दस्) refers to Sanskrit prosody and represents one of the six Vedangas (auxiliary disciplines belonging to the study of the Vedas). The science of prosody (chandas-shastra) focusses on the study of the poetic meters such as the commonly known twenty-six metres mentioned by Pingalas.

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Shilpashastra (iconography)

Source: Shodhganga: Vaisnava Agamas And Visnu Images

Saṃyuta (संयुत) refers to “combined hand gestures”, as defined in treatises such as the Pāñcarātra, Pādmasaṃhitā and Vaikhānasa-āgamas, extensively dealing with the technical features of temple art, iconography and architecture in Vaishnavism.—The Vaiṣṇava Agamic treatises refer to two types of hastas or mudrās viz. saṃtyuta (combined) i.e. using both the hands and asaṃyuta i.e. using one hand. One can find a number of hand gestures in these texts out of the well-known thirty-two major hand poses, twelve hand movements and twenty-four combined hand poses.

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Shilpashastra (शिल्पशास्त्र, śilpaśāstra) represents the ancient Indian science (shastra) of creative arts (shilpa) such as sculpture, iconography and painting. Closely related to Vastushastra (architecture), they often share the same literature.

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Shaktism (Shakta philosophy)

Source: Google Books: Manthanabhairavatantram

Saṃyuta (संयुत) (Cf. Samopeta) means “endowed with”, according to the Kulakaulinīmata.—Accordingly, “[...] Called knowledge, (she is Kuṇḍalinī and) her form is (round like) an earring (kuṇḍala). Called action, she is the mother of the letters (varṇamātṛkā). Called will, (her) form is mantra. She is (both) the object of denotation and the denotator. Associated with (both) cause and effect, she emerges from within the pure (energy of the Moon). She has three natures, she resides on three paths, she is endowed with the three causes [i.e., kāraṇatraya-saṃyutā] and the three energies. She is associated with the letter E. (As) the Supreme Power, she resides within Śiva”.

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Shakta (शाक्त, śākta) or Shaktism (śāktism) represents a tradition of Hinduism where the Goddess (Devi) is revered and worshipped. Shakta literature includes a range of scriptures, including various Agamas and Tantras, although its roots may be traced back to the Vedas.

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Shaivism (Shaiva philosophy)

Source: SOAS University of London: Protective Rites in the Netra Tantra

Saṃyuta (संयुत) refers to “resembling” (e.g., ‘one who resembles a ray of light’), according to the Netratantra of Kṣemarāja: a Śaiva text from the 9th century in which Śiva (Bhairava) teaches Pārvatī topics such as metaphysics, cosmology, and soteriology.—Accordingly, [verse 13.25cd-28, while describing the appearance and worship of Viśvakarman]—“Furthermore, [I shall describe] Viśvakarman, the Lord of the world. [He] is bright as a ray of light (raśmi-saṃyuta), risen alone [i.e., from itself]. [Viśvakarman] has [either] two or four arms. [When he has four hands he] bears a stone cutter’s chisel and a book with [his] beautiful right hand. [In the left he holds] a clamp and a cord. [...]”.

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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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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

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

saṃyuta : (pp. of saṃyujjati) connected; combined; bound together.

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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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Marathi-English dictionary

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

saṃyuta (संयुत).—a United or joined; mingled.

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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

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Saṃyuta (संयुत).—p. p.

1) Joined, united together, connected.

2) Endowed or furnished with.

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

Saṃyuta (संयुत).—mfn.

(-taḥ-tā-taṃ) 1. Connected, joined, mixed, blended, attached to. 2. Furnished with. E. sam together, yu to join, kta aff.

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

Saṃyuta (संयुत).—[adjective] bound, attached, joined or connected with ([instrumental] ±saha or —°), consisting of ([instrumental]), relating to (—°).

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

1) Saṃyuta (संयुत):—[=saṃ-yuta] [from saṃ-yu] mfn. joined or bound together, tied, fettered, [Rāmāyaṇa; Raghuvaṃśa]

2) [v.s. ...] put together, joined or connected with ([instrumental case] with and without saha, or [compound]), [Atharva-veda] etc. etc.

3) [v.s. ...] increased by, added to ([instrumental case] or [compound]), [Varāha-mihira’s Bṛhat-saṃhitā; Rājataraṅgiṇī]

4) [v.s. ...] (ifc.) being in conjunction with, [Varāha-mihira’s Bṛhat-saṃhitā]

5) [v.s. ...] consisting of, containing ([instrumental case] or [compound]), [Rāmāyaṇa]

6) [v.s. ...] (ifc.) relating to, implying (praīṣya-s, ‘implying service’), [Manu-smṛti ii, 32]

7) [v.s. ...] accumulated ([varia lectio] for sam-bhṛta), [Śakuntalā iv, 120/121]

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

Saṃyuta (संयुत):—[saṃ-yuta] (taḥ-tā-taṃ) a. Connected with, mixed, attached to.

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

Saṃyuta (संयुत) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Saṃjua, Saṃjuta, Saṃjutā.

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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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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Saṃyuta (ಸಂಯುತ):—

1) [adjective] joined; united.

2) [adjective] mixed; blended.

3) [adjective] made to join or unit.

4) [adjective] piled up; heaped up.

5) [adjective] made ready; prepared.

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Saṃyuta (ಸಂಯುತ):—[noun] that which is joined, united.

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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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