Satata, Sātatā: 10 definitions

Introduction

Satata means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, 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

Ayurveda (science of life)

Source: Shodhganga: Edition translation and critical study of yogasarasamgraha

Satata (सतत) refers to “fever rising twice a day” and is one of the various diseases mentioned in the 15th-century Yogasārasaṅgraha (Yogasara-saṅgraha) by Vāsudeva: an unpublished Keralite work representing an Ayurvedic compendium of medicinal recipes. The Yogasārasaṃgraha [mentioning satata] deals with entire recipes in the route of administration, and thus deals with the knowledge of pharmacy (bhaiṣajya-kalpanā) which is a branch of pharmacology (dravyaguṇa).

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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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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

satata : (adj.) constant; continual.

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Satata, (adj.) (with satrā “completely” & sadā “always” to sa° “one”: see saṃ°; lit. “in one (continuous) stretch”) continual, chronic. Only in nt. satataṃ (adv.) continually A. IV, 14; It. 116; Sn. 507; Miln. 70; Pv. II, 811 (=nirantaraṃ PvA. 110); III, 710 (=sabbakālaṃ PvA. 207); PvA. 177; and as °- in °vihāra a chronic state of life, i.e. a behaviour remaining even & the same A. II, 198=D. III, 250, 281. Cp. sātacca. (Page 672)

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Sātatā, (f.) (abstr. fr. sāta) happiness S. I, 17. (Page 703)

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Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.

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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

satata (सतत) [or संतत, santata].—a (S) Continual, perpetual, eternal: also as ad Continually or perpetually.

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

satata (सतत).—ad Continually a Continual, perpetual.

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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-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Satata (सतत).—a. Constant, eternal, everlasting, perpetual.

-tam ind. Constantly, continuously, eternally, always; सुलभाः पुरुषा राजन् सततं प्रियवादिनः (sulabhāḥ puruṣā rājan satataṃ priyavādinaḥ) Rām.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Satata (सतत).—mfn.

(-taḥ-tā-taṃ) Eternal, continual. n. Adv.

(-taṃ) Eternally, continually. E. sam before tan to spread, aff. kta, and the ma rejected optionally.

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

Satata (सतत).—[sa-tata] (vb. tan), I. adj. Continual, eternal. Ii. ºtam, adv. Continually, eternally, always, [Pañcatantra] 182, 9; [Hitopadeśa] i. [distich] 41, M.M. When former part of a comp. the final m is dropped; e. g. satata-yāyin, Taking place continually, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 1, 50; [Bhartṛhari, (ed. Bohlen.)] 2, 46 (satata -durgata, i. e. -dus-gata, Ever poor.)

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

Satata (सतत).—(adj. °—) continual; [neuter] & °— [adverb] continually, incessantly, always, ever; [with] naṃ never.

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

1) Satata (सतत):—[=sa-tata] [from sa > sa-takṣan] a See sub voce

2) [=sa-tata] b mfn. ([from] 7. sa + t; [according to] to [Pāṇini 6-1, 144], [vArttika] 1 = saṃ-tata as sa-hita = saṃ-h) constant, perpetual, continual, uninterrupted (only in [compound] and am ind. ‘constantly, always, ever’; with na, ‘never’), [Manu-smṛti; Mahābhārata etc.]

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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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