Sannivesha, Sanniveśa, Saṃniveśa, Sannivesa, Samnivesha, Samnivesa: 18 definitions


Sannivesha means something in Buddhism, Pali, Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, Jainism, Prakrit, Hindi. 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.

The Sanskrit terms Sanniveśa and Saṃniveśa can be transliterated into English as Sannivesa or Sannivesha or Samnivesa or Samnivesha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Alternative spellings of this word include Sannivesh.

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Source: Puranic Encyclopedia

Sanniveśa (सन्निवेश).—One of the sons born to Tvaṣṭā by his wife Racanā. (Bhāgavata, Skandha 6).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Sanniveśa (सन्निवेश).—A son of Tvaṣṭri and Racanā.*

  • * Bhāgavata-purāṇa VI. 6. 44.
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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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Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

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Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar

Saṃniveśa (संनिवेश).—Order or arrangement of letters; cf. वर्णानामानुपूर्व्येण संनिवेशः समवायः (varṇānāmānupūrvyeṇa saṃniveśaḥ samavāyaḥ) M. Bh. Ahnika I. Vart. 15; cf. also संनिवेशेन्यः प्रत्याहारार्थः (saṃniveśenyaḥ pratyāhārārthaḥ) R. T. I. 3.

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Vyakarana (व्याकरण, vyākaraṇa) refers to Sanskrit grammar and represents one of the six additional sciences (vedanga) to be studied along with the Vedas. Vyakarana concerns itself with the rules of Sanskrit grammar and linguistic analysis in order to establish the correct context of words and sentences.

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In Buddhism

Mahayana (major branch of Buddhism)

[«previous next»] — Sannivesha in Mahayana glossary
Source: A Study and Translation of the Gaganagañjaparipṛcchā

Sanniveśa (सन्निवेश) refers to “living beings (who are involved with this world)”, according to the Gaganagañjaparipṛcchā: the eighth chapter of the Mahāsaṃnipāta (a collection of Mahāyāna Buddhist Sūtras).—Accordingly, “Then the Bodhisattva Gaganagañja, having praised the Lord with these verses, addressed himself to the Lord: ‘[...] The Lord, having become the king of doctors (vaidyarāja), establishes the way into the state without disease (vyādhi) or death (maraṇa) for [living beings] who are involved with this world (loka-sanniveśa) covered with desire, defilement, and obstruction (āvaraṇa) from beginningless until endless time (anavarāgra). The Lord, having had power and vitality, is skilled in the knowledge if what is proper and what is improper, and has obtained the three knowledges (trividya). [...]”.

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Mahayana (महायान, mahāyāna) is a major branch of Buddhism focusing on the path of a Bodhisattva (spiritual aspirants/ enlightened beings). Extant literature is vast and primarely composed in the Sanskrit language. There are many sūtras of which some of the earliest are the various Prajñāpāramitā sūtras.

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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

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Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

sannivesa : (m.) encampment; settlement.

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

Sannivesa, (saṃ+nivesa) preparation, encampment, settlement ThA. 257. (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

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Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

sannivēśa (सन्निवेश).—m S Thorough or deep entrance into and seat in; entrance and inclusion in, amidst, amongst. 2 Ardent engagedness or attachment. 3 Proficiency or great conversancy.

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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

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Saṃniveśa (संनिवेश).—1 Deep entrance into, ardent devotion or attachment, close application.

2) A collection, multitude, assemblage; अहं तु मन्ये तव नास्ति कश्चिदेतादृशे क्षत्रिय- संनिवेशे (ahaṃ tu manye tava nāsti kaścidetādṛśe kṣatriya- saṃniveśe) Mahābhārata (Bombay) 3.268.4.

3) Union, combination, arrangement; विभ्रद्वपुः सकलसुन्दरसंनिवेशम् (vibhradvapuḥ sakalasundarasaṃniveśam) Bhāgavata 11.1.1; रमणीय एष वः सुमनसां संनिवेशः (ramaṇīya eṣa vaḥ sumanasāṃ saṃniveśaḥ) Mālatīmādhava (Bombay) 1.9.

4) Site, place, situation, position; स्थानान्तरे कल्पितसंनिवेशाम् (sthānāntare kalpitasaṃniveśām) Kumārasambhava 7.25; R.6.19.

5) Vicinity, proximity.

6) Form, figure; उद्दामशरीरसंनिवेशः (uddāmaśarīrasaṃniveśaḥ) Mālatīmādhava (Bombay) 3; निर्माणसंनिवेशः (nirmāṇasaṃniveśaḥ) K.

7) A hut, dwelling-place; अशून्यतीरा मुनिसंनिवेशैः (aśūnyatīrā munisaṃniveśaiḥ) R.14.76.

8) Seating in the proper places, giving seats to; क्रियतां समाजसंनिवेशः (kriyatāṃ samājasaṃniveśaḥ) Uttararāmacarita 7.

9) Insertion.

1) An open space near a town where people assemble for amusement, exercise &c.

11) The collective position of an asterism.

12) Encampment; संनिवेशं ततश्चक्रुर्हरिवीरा महाबलाः (saṃniveśaṃ tataścakrurharivīrā mahābalāḥ) Rām. 4.64.4.

Derivable forms: saṃniveśaḥ (संनिवेशः).

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

Sanniveśa (सन्निवेश).—m.

(-śaḥ) 1. An open space, either in a town or its vicinity where the people take exercise or diversion. 2. Vicinity, proximity, neighbourhood. 3. Fabrication, manufacture, construction, preparation. 4. Putting in, causing to enter. 5. Union, junction. 6. Assemblage, collection. 7. Situation, position, posture. 8. The collective form or figure of an asterism. E. sam and ni before viś to enter, aff. ghañ .

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

Saṃniveśa (संनिवेश).—i. e. sam-ni-viś + a, m. 1. An open place, either in a town or its vicinity, where the people take exercise; place, [Raghuvaṃśa, (ed. Stenzler.)] 6, 19. 2. Assemblage, multitude, [Raghuvaṃśa, (ed. Stenzler.)] 16, 11 (? v. r.). 3. Vicinity. 4. Junction, union, [Mālatīmādhava, (ed. Calc.)] 18, 5. 5. Causing to enter, putting in. 6. Construction, [Daśakumāracarita] in Chr. 198, 13 (kanyā-pura-, of the gynæceum); fabrication, [Mālatīmādhava, (ed. Calc.)] 151, 21.

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

Saṃniveśa (संनिवेश).—[masculine] sitting down, settlement, foundation (of a city); abode, dwelling-place; arrangement, preparation; state, condition; shape, form, appearance.

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

1) Saṃniveśa (संनिवेश):—[=saṃ-niveśa] [from saṃni-viś] m. entering or sitting down together, entrance into, settlement ([accusative] with √kṛ or vi-√dhā, ‘to take up a position, settle down’), [Kāvya literature; Suśruta]

2) [v.s. ...] seat, position, situation (ifc. ‘situated in or on’), [Suśruta; Kālidāsa; Vāsavadattā]

3) [v.s. ...] station, encampment, abode, place, [Kāvya literature; Kathāsaritsāgara]

4) [v.s. ...] vicinity, [Horace H. Wilson]

5) [v.s. ...] an open place or play-ground in or near a town (where people assemble for recreation), [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

6) [v.s. ...] assembling together, assembly, crowd, [Prasannarāghava]

7) [v.s. ...] causing to enter, putting down together, [Horace H. Wilson]

8) [v.s. ...] insertion, inclusion, [Hemādri’s Caturvarga-cintāmaṇi]

9) [v.s. ...] attachment to any pursuit, [Monier-Williams’ Sanskrit-English Dictionary]

10) [v.s. ...] impression (of a mark; See lakṣaṇa-s)

11) [v.s. ...] foundation (of a town), [Catalogue(s)]

12) [v.s. ...] putting together, fabrication, construction, composition, arrangement, [Kāvya literature; Purāṇa; Sāhitya-darpaṇa]

13) [v.s. ...] Construction personified (as son of Tvaṣṭṛ and Racanā), [Bhāgavata-purāṇa]

14) [v.s. ...] form, figure, appearance, [Raghuvaṃśa; Uttararāma-carita; Bhāgavata-purāṇa]

15) [v.s. ...] form of an asterism, [Horace H. Wilson]

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

Sanniveśa (सन्निवेश):—[sanni-veśa] (śaḥ) 1. m. An open space for exercise; manufacture; vicinity; union; collection; introduction.

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

Saṃniveśa (संनिवेश) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Saṃnivesa.

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Sannivesha in German

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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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Hindi dictionary

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Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Sanniveśa (सन्निवेश) [Also spelled sannivesh]:—(nm) entry/entrance (into); inclusion; insertion; ~[śana] act or process of causing entry into; inclusion; insertion; —[śita] included; inserted.

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Prakrit-English dictionary

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

Saṃnivesa (संनिवेस) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Saṃniveśa.

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Prakrit is an ancient language closely associated with both Pali and Sanskrit. Jain literature is often composed in this language or sub-dialects, such as the Agamas and their commentaries which are written in Ardhamagadhi and Maharashtri Prakrit. The earliest extant texts can be dated to as early as the 4th century BCE although core portions might be older.

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Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Sannivesha in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Sannivēśa (ಸನ್ನಿವೇಶ):—

1) [noun] an entering (into something) together with.

2) [noun] a multitude; a crowd.

3) [noun] a meeting or congregation.

4) [noun] the surrounding place, ditrict (including what is existing therein); neighbourhood.

5) [noun] a place or region where one lives.

6) [noun] the state or condition of being.

7) [noun] construction; composition; fabrication.

8) [noun] conditions (including physical, psychological, time, etc.) surrounding and affecting a person, thing or event; a circumstance or circumstances.

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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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