Sarvasadharana, Sarvasādhāraṇa, Sarva-sadharana: 7 definitions


Sarvasadharana 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)

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Source: Google Books: Manthanabhairavatantram

Sarvasādhāraṇa (सर्वसाधारण) refers to “that which is common to all things”, according to the Ṣaṭsāhasrasaṃhitā, an expansion of the Kubjikāmatatantra: the earliest popular and most authoritative Tantra of the Kubjikā cult.—Accordingly, “Linked to the Siddhakrama (i.e. the vowels) and possessing the line of teachers, one should deposit this group of four by means of the vision of knowledge. This is the Kulākula body, supreme and common to all things [i.e., sarvasādhāraṇa]. It is said to be the body of the parts (padadeha) of the planes (pada) of the enjoyment of the parts”.

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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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Pancaratra (worship of Nārāyaṇa)

[«previous next»] — Sarvasadharana in Pancaratra glossary
Source: Universität Wien: Sudarśana's Worship at the Royal Court According to the Ahirbudhnyasaṃhitā

Sarvasādhāraṇa (सर्वसाधारण) refers to “that which serve all (general) purposes”, according to the Ahirbudhnyasaṃhitā, belonging to the Pāñcarātra tradition which deals with theology, rituals, iconography, narrative mythology and others.—Accordingly, “This Mantra and Yantra are prescribed for Kings alone. Oh Nārada, the collections of mantras serve all general purposes (sarvasādhāraṇa-artha). If the Earth-Master’s ministers are engaged in this worship, they protect the King even in the presence of bad omens [indicating that his life is in danger]”.

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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

Marathi-English dictionary

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

sarvasādhāraṇa (सर्वसाधारण).—a (S) Common to all.

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

Sarvasādhāraṇa (सर्वसाधारण).—a. common to all.

Sarvasādhāraṇa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms sarva and sādhāraṇa (साधारण). See also (synonyms): sarvasāmānya.

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

Sarvasādhāraṇa (सर्वसाधारण):—[=sarva-sādhāraṇa] [from sarva] mf(ā or ī)n. common to all, [Nṛsiṃha-tāpanīya-upaniṣad; Rāmāyaṇa etc.]

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Sarvasadharana 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»] — Sarvasadharana in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Sarvasādhāraṇa (ಸರ್ವಸಾಧಾರಣ):—

1) [adjective] common to all.

2) [adjective] of very common nature, quality; not having any special or unique quality.

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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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