Santanika, Sāntānika, Santānikā: 5 definitions
Santanika means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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.
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia
Santānikā (सन्तानिका).—A female attendant of Subrahmaṇya. (Mahābhārata Śalya Parva, Chapter 46, Verse 9).
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.
Ayurveda (science of life)Source: Shodhganga: Dietetics and culinary art in ancient and medieval India
Santānikā (सन्तानिका) refers to the “cream of milk”, and is commonly found in literature dealing with the topics of dietetics and culinary art, also known as Pākaśāstra or Pākakalā.—Curds was widely used in Vedic period. Ṛgveda mentions a preparation in which the curds were mixed with Soma juice and barley meal. [...] According to Om Prakash, the cream of milk (santānikā), the cream of curds (sara), whey (mastu), fresh butter (navanīta), clarified butter (ghṛta) and the butter milk (takra) are all referred to in Ayurvedic preparations. Curds churned without water (ghola) is referred to in Suśrutasaṃhitā.
Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Sāntānika (सान्तानिक).—a. (-kī f.)
1) Stretching, spreading, extending (as a tree).
2) Relating to offspring or descendants.
3) Relating to the tree Santāna, q. v.
4) Desirous of offspring; नाहं त्वां भस्मसात् कुर्यां स्त्रियं सान्ता- निकः सति (nāhaṃ tvāṃ bhasmasāt kuryāṃ striyaṃ sāntā- nikaḥ sati) Bhāg.9.14.9.
5) Desirous of marriage; Ms.11.1 (com.).
-kaḥ 1 A Brāhmaṇa who wishes to marry for the sake of issue.
2) (pl.) Name of particular worlds.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-kaḥ-kī-kaṃ) 1. Expansive, (as a shrub, &c.) 2. Relating to descendants, posterity, &c. 3. Relating to the heavenly tree Santana. m.
(-kaḥ) A Brahman intending to marry for the sake of issue. E. santāna, and ṭhak aff.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Sāntānika (सान्तानिक).—i. e. saṃtāna + ika, I. adj. 1. Expansive. 2. Relating to posterity. 3. Belonging to the heavenly tree. saṃtāna, [Kirātārjunīya] 18, 20. Ii. m. A Brāhmaṇa intending to marry for the sake of issue, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 11, 1.
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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Ends with: Matsyasantanika.
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Manusmriti with the Commentary of Medhatithi (by Ganganatha Jha)
Verse 11.1-2 < [Section I - ‘Snātakas’ and their Treatment]
Verse 3.3 < [Section II - Entrance into the Household]
The Vishnu Purana (by Horace Hayman Wilson)
Mundaka Upanishad (Madhva commentary) (by Srisa Chandra Vasu)
A History of Indian Philosophy Volume 2 (by Surendranath Dasgupta)
List of Mahabharata people and places (by Laxman Burdak)