Sannivesha, Sannivesa, Sanniveśa: 6 definitions


Sannivesha 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.

The Sanskrit term Sanniveśa can be transliterated into English as Sannivesa or Sannivesha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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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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-English dictionary

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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 .

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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. 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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