Secana, Secane: 14 definitions
Secana means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, Marathi, Hindi. 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.
Alternative spellings of this word include Sechana.
Shaivism (Shaiva philosophy)Source: archive.org: Sardhatrisatikalottaragama
Secana (सेचन) refers to one of the operations/ preliminary ceremonies related to the kuṇḍa (“fire-pit”), according to the various Āgamas and related literature. Secana is mentioned in the Pūrvakāmika-āgama (chapter 8).
Shaiva (शैव, śaiva) or Shaivism (śaivism) represents a tradition of Hinduism worshiping Shiva as the supreme being. Closely related to Shaktism, Shaiva literature includes a range of scriptures, including Tantras, while the root of this tradition may be traced back to the ancient Vedas.
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Pali-English dictionarySource: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
secana : (nt.) sprinkling.
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.
Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
sēcana (सेचन).—n (S) Sprinkling.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
sēcana (सेचन).—n Sprinkling.
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.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Secana (सेचन).—[sic-bhāve lyuṭ]
1) Sprinkling, watering; वृक्षसेचने द्वे धारयसि मे (vṛkṣasecane dve dhārayasi me) Ś.1.
2) Effusion, aspersion.
3) Oozing, dripping.
4) A bucket.
5) Emission. See सेकः (sekaḥ).
Derivable forms: secanam (सेचनम्).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-naṃ) 1. Sprinkling, aspersion. 2. Dripping, oozing. nf. (-naṃ-nī) A bucket, a baling vessel. E. ṣic to sprinkle, aff. lyuṭ.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Secana (सेचन).—i. e. sic + ana, I. n. 1. Sprinkling, watering, [Śākuntala, (ed. Böhtlingk.)] 8, 23. 2. Dripping. Ii. n., and f. nī, A bucket.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Secana (सेचन).—[adjective] & [neuter] pouring out, sprinkling.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Secana (सेचन):—[from seka] mfn. sprinkling, pouring out, emitting (See viṣa-s)
2) [from seka] n. emission, effusion, [Śaṃkarācārya]
3) [v.s. ...] sprinkling or watering with ([compound]), [Mahābhārata; Mṛcchakaṭikā; Suśruta]
4) [v.s. ...] a shower-bath, [Suśruta]
5) [v.s. ...] casting (of metals), [Catalogue(s)]
6) [v.s. ...] a bucket, baling-vessel, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Secana (सेचन):—(naṃ) 1. n. Sprinkling; dripping. f. (nī) and n. A bucket.Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)
[Sanskrit to German]
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.
Hindi dictionarySource: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary
Secana (सेचन) [Also spelled sechan]:—(nm) irrigation, watering; ~[caka] an irrigator; ~[canīya] to be irrigated; worth irrigating; ~[cita] irrigated.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
Sēcana (ಸೇಚನ):—[noun] = ಸೇಚನೆ [secane].
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Sēcane (ಸೇಚನೆ):—[noun] the act of sprinkling (water or any other liquid in droplets).
Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Ends with (+15): Abhishecana, Agnisecana, Amtarnishecana, Anupasecana, Anusecana, Anvasecana, Asecana, Avasecana, Irnishecana, Jalasecana, Kshiropasecana, Mahabhishecana, Murdhabhishecana, Nandupasecana, Naushecana, Nihshecana, Nishecana, Padabhishecana, Padavasecana, Parishecana.
Full-text (+29): Ninv, Tulasecana, Asecana, Minv, Secanaghata, Asecanaka, Avasecana, Utsecana, Jish, Prasecanavat, Asecanavat, Secani, Vrikshasecana, Parsh, Chamtana, Asecaniya, Sincana, Seana, Vishasecana, Mrishta.
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Garga Samhita (English) (by Danavir Goswami)
Verse 4.12.10 < [Chapter 12 - The Story of the Gopīs That In the Holi Festival Displayed Three Transcendental Virtues]
Rudra-Shiva concept (Study) (by Maumita Bhattacharjee)
2(f): Epithets relating to Rudra’s auspicious character < [Chapter 2 - Rudra-Śiva in the Saṃhitā Literature]
Chaitanya Bhagavata (by Bhumipati Dāsa)
Verse 2.1.187-188 < [Chapter 1 - The Beginning of the Lord’s Manifestation and His Instructions on Kṛṣṇa-saṅkīrtana]
Sushruta Samhita, Volume 6: Uttara-tantra (by Kaviraj Kunja Lal Bhishagratna)
Chapter XXXI - Theraputics Of An Attack By Revati-Graha < [Canto II - Kaumarabhritya-tantra (pediatrics, gynecology and pregnancy)]
Chapter IX - Treatment of Vataja Ophthalmia < [Canto I - Shalakya-tantra (ears, eyes, nose, mouth and throat)]
Chapter XVII - Treatment of diseases of pupil and crystalline lens < [Canto I - Shalakya-tantra (ears, eyes, nose, mouth and throat)]
Cosmetics, Costumes and Ornaments in Ancient India (by Remadevi. O.)
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