Sapatnika, Sapatnīka: 9 definitions

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Sapatnika means something in 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 Hinduism

Shaktism (Shakta philosophy)

[«previous next»] — Sapatnika in Shaktism glossary
Source: Google Books: Manthanabhairavatantram

Sapatnīka (सपत्नीक) refers to “one who has a consort (wife)”, according to the Manthānabhairavatantra, a vast sprawling work that belongs to a corpus of Tantric texts concerned with the worship of the goddess Kubjikā.—Accordingly, “(The Śāmbhava yogi) has the authority (to perform the rites), knows the scripture and has a consort (sapatnīka). He practices secretly and is always a renouncer. (Being) a householder, he observes the Rule. Solitary, he has a wife (sapatnīka) and, well hidden, he eats the sacrificial pap. One who has abandoned strife, (being) tranquil and austere, he attains (the liberated state of) the Skyfarer. He has obtained initiation and, consecrated, he desires success in mantra. [...]”.

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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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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

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

sapatnīka (सपत्नीक).—a (S sa With, patnī Wife.) That has a wife: also that has a wife along with him.

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sāpatnīka (सापत्नीक).—a S (sa & patnī) Having a wife.

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

sapatnīka (सपत्नीक).—a That has a wife; a married man.

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sāpatnīka (सापत्नीक).—a Having a wife.

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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»] — Sapatnika in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Sapatnīka (सपत्नीक).—a. Attended by a wife.

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

Sapatnīka (सपत्नीक).—[adjective] along with a wife (wives).

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

Sapatnīka (सपत्नीक):—[=sa-patnīka] [from sa-patna] mfn. accompanied with a wife or wives, [???; Raghuvaṃśa; Kathāsaritsāgara]

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

Sapatnikā (सपत्निका) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Savattiyā.

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Sapatnika 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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Kannada-English dictionary

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

Sapatnīka (ಸಪತ್ನೀಕ):—[noun] a man having or accompanied by, his wife.

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Sāpatnika (ಸಾಪತ್ನಿಕ):—[noun] an enemy; a foe.

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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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