Sarvakama, Sarvakāma, Sarva-kama: 10 definitions
Sarvakama means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Jainism, Prakrit. 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: Wisdom Library: Bhagavata Purana
Sarvakāma (सर्वकाम):—Son of Ṛtūparṇa (son of Ayutāyu). He had a son named Sudāsa. (see Bhāgavata Purāṇa 9.9.16-18)Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia
Sarvakāma (सर्वकाम).—Son of King Ṛtuparṇa. (Bhāgavata, Skandha 9).Source: archive.org: Shiva Purana - English Translation
Sarvakāma (सर्वकाम) refers to the “all desires”, which is mentioned as obtainable through the worship of Śiva, according to the Śivapurāṇa 2.1.14:—“[...] with Nirguṇḍī flowers, his mind becomes pure in the world. A hundred thousand Bilva leaves used for worship will secure the fulfilment of all desires (sarvakāma)”.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
1a) Sarvakāma (सर्वकाम).—The son of Ṛtuparṇa and father of Sudāsa.*
- * Bha. IX. 9. 17-18; Viṣṇu-purāṇa IV. 4. 39.
1b) An Uttama siddhi.*
- * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa IV. 36. 57 and 88.
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.
General definition (in Hinduism)Source: Wisdom Library: Hinduism
Sarvakāma (सर्वकाम) is a Sanskrit word referring to one who desires material perfection.
General definition (in Jainism)Source: archive.org: The Jaina Iconography
Sarvakāma (सर्वकाम) refers to one of the various attendants of Kubera (king of the Yakṣas).—Kubera was the treasurer of Śiva and lord of the Alakā is several times referred to in early Hindu literature. His attendants were many and several of them are mentioned in a canonical text of the Jainas thus, [viz., Sarvakāma].
Jainism is an Indian religion of Dharma whose doctrine revolves around harmlessness (ahimsa) towards every living being. The two major branches (Digambara and Svetambara) of Jainism stimulate self-control (or, shramana, ‘self-reliance’) and spiritual development through a path of peace for the soul to progess to the ultimate goal.
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Sarvakāma (सर्वकाम).—Name of Śiva.
Derivable forms: sarvakāmaḥ (सर्वकामः).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Sarvakāma (सर्वकाम).—1. [masculine] [plural] all wishes.
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Sarvakāma (सर्वकाम).—2. [adjective] wishing everything, also = sarvakāmika.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Sarvakāma (सर्वकाम):—[=sarva-kāma] [from sarva] m. [plural] all kinds of desires, [Mahābhārata; Rāmatāpanīya-upaniṣad] etc.
2) [v.s. ...] mfn. wishing everything, [Śāṅkhāyana-brāhmaṇa; ???; Bhāgavata-purāṇa]
3) [v.s. ...] fulfilling all wishes, [Kauśika-sūtra; Mahābhārata]
4) [v.s. ...] possessing everything wished for, [Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa; Mahābhārata]
5) [v.s. ...] m. Name of Śiva, [Monier-Williams’ Sanskrit-English Dictionary]
6) [v.s. ...] of a son of Ṛtu-parṇa, [Purāṇa]
7) [v.s. ...] of an Arhat, [Buddhist literature]
8) Sārvakāma (सार्वकाम):—[=sārva-kāma] [from sārva] mfn. ([from] sarva-kāma) designed for one who wishes for all things, [Āpastamba-śrauta-sūtra]
[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch
Sarvakāma (सर्वकाम):—1. m. pl. alle möglichen Wünsche, alles Gewünschte [Mahābhārata 2, 149.] samṛddha [Spr. (II) 6910.] prasiddhi [WEBER,] [KṚṢNAJ. 295.] kāmārthada [Rāmatāpanīya Upaniṣad 328.] — Vgl. sārvakāmika .
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1) adj. a) Alles wünschend [Aśvalāyana’s Śrautasūtrāni 11, 7, 1.] [Kātyāyana’s Śrautasūtrāṇi 20, 1, 1. 21, 2, 1.] [Weber’s Indische Studien 2, 299.] [Bhāgavatapurāṇa 2, 3, 10.] — b) alle Wünsche erfüllend [Kauśika’s Sūtra zum Atuarvaveda 45.] varāsana [Mahābhārata 1, 7717.] — c) alles Gewünschte besitzend [The Śatapathabrāhmaṇa 10, 5, 4, 15.] [Mahābhārata 3, 3006.] —
2) m. Nomen proprium a) eines Sohnes des Ṛtuparṇa [Viṣṇupurāṇa 380.] [Bhāgavatapurāṇa 9, 9, 17.] — b) eines Arhant's [TĀRAN. 56. 289. 291. 293. 298.]
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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