Sarasamuccaya, Sārasamuccaya, Sara-samuccaya: 3 definitions


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Alternative spellings of this word include Sarasamuchchaya.

In Hinduism

Pancaratra (worship of Nārāyaṇa)

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Source: Shodhganga: Iconographical representations of Śiva (pancaratra)

Sārasamuccaya (सारसमुच्चय) or Sārasamuccayasaṃhitā is the name of a Vaiṣṇava Āgama scripture, classified as a rājasa type of the Muniprokta group of Pāñcarātra Āgamas. The vaiṣṇavāgamas represent one of the three classes of āgamas (traditionally communicated wisdom).—Texts of the Pāñcara Āgamas are divided in to two sects. It is believed that Lord Vāsudeva revealed the first group of texts which are called Divya and the next group is called Muniprokta which are further divided in to three viz. a. Sāttvika. b. Rājasa (eg., Sārasamuccaya-saṃhitā). c. Tāmasa.

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Pancaratra (पाञ्चरात्र, pāñcarātra) represents a tradition of Hinduism where Narayana is revered and worshipped. Closeley related to Vaishnavism, the Pancaratra literature includes various Agamas and tantras incorporating many Vaishnava philosophies.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit-English dictionary

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum

1) Sārasamuccaya (सारसमुच्चय) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—vedānta. Rādh. 7.

2) Sārasamuccaya (सारसमुच्चय):—jy. K. 244. Quoted by Hemādri in Dānakhaṇḍa p. 135, in Saṃskārakaustubha. See Jyotiḥsārasamuccaya.
—by Vaidyanātha Daivajña. Bhk. 37.

3) Sārasamuccaya (सारसमुच्चय):—on horses and their diseases, by Kalhaṇa, son of Bilhaṇa. Oudh. Xvi, 148. Bu7hler 558.

4) Sārasamuccaya (सारसमुच्चय):—[tantric] Quoted in Tantrasāra Oxf. 95^b, in Āgamatattvavilāsa. See Tripurāsārasamuccaya.
—[commentary] by Govinda. Oudh. Xvii, 106.

5) Sārasamuccaya (सारसमुच्चय):—Kāvyaprakāśaṭīkā by Ratnakaṇṭha.

6) Sārasamuccaya (सारसमुच्चय):—on horses and their diseases, by Bilhaṇa. Devīpr. 79, 62.

7) Sārasamuccaya (सारसमुच्चय):—[tantric] Quoted in Mantraratnāvalī, Catal. Io. p. 887. See Yogasārasamuccaya.

8) Sārasamuccaya (सारसमुच्चय):—on horses and their diseases, by Bilhaṇa, son of Kalhaṇa. Ulwar 1701. Extr. 448.

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

Sārasamuccaya (सारसमुच्चय):—[=sāra-samuccaya] [from sāra] m. Name of [work]

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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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