Sannipatika, Sannipātika, Sānnipātikā: 8 definitions


Sannipatika means something in Buddhism, Pali, Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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 Buddhism

Tibetan Buddhism (Vajrayana or tantric Buddhism)

Source: Wisdom Library: Tibetan Buddhism

Sānnipātikā (सान्निपातिका) refers to a group of deities summoned by the Yamāntaka-mantra and mentioned as attending the teachings in the 6th century Mañjuśrīmūlakalpa: one of the largest Kriyā Tantras devoted to Mañjuśrī (the Bodhisattva of wisdom) representing an encyclopedia of knowledge primarily concerned with ritualistic elements in Buddhism. The teachings in this text originate from Mañjuśrī and were taught to and by Buddha Śākyamuni in the presence of a large audience (including Sānnipātikā).

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Tibetan Buddhism includes schools such as Nyingma, Kadampa, Kagyu and Gelug. Their primary canon of literature is divided in two broad categories: The Kangyur, which consists of Buddha’s words, and the Tengyur, which includes commentaries from various sources. Esotericism and tantra techniques (vajrayāna) are collected indepently.

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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

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Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

sannipātika : (adj.) resulting from the union of the humours.

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Sannipātika, (adj.) (fr. last) resulting from the union of the humours of the body A. II, 87; V, 110; S. IV, 230; Miln. 135, 137, 302, 304. (Page 679)

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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

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

sānnipātika (सान्निपातिक).—a S Relating to sannipāta q. v.; consisting in the vitiation of the three humors--a disorder. 2 Miscellaneous or promiscuous.

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

sānnipātika (सान्निपातिक).—a Miscellaneous. Complica- ted. Sphoradic.

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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

[«previous next»] — Sannipatika in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Sānnipātika (सान्निपातिक).—mfn.

(-kaḥ-kī-kaṃ) 1. Complicated, (as disease,) relating to the morbid state of the three humours collectively. 2. Miscellaneous, promiscuous, collective. E. sannipāta collection, mixture, aff. ṭhañ .

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

Sānnipātika (सान्निपातिक).—i. e. saṃnipāta + ika, adj. 1. Complicated (as disease), relating to the morbid state of the three humours collectively, [Hitopadeśa] iii. [distich] 119. 2. Miscellaneous, promiscuous, collective.

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

Sānnipātika (सान्निपातिक):—[(kaḥ-kā-kaṃ) a.] Complicated; miscellaneous.

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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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