Shatatapa, Śātātapa, Sātātapa: 4 definitions



Shatatapa means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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.

The Sanskrit term Śātātapa can be transliterated into English as Satatapa or Shatatapa, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Shatatapa in Purana glossary
Source: Puranic Encyclopedia

Śātātapa (शातातप).—Author of a Smṛti in prose and poetry in six chapters.

Purana book cover
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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.

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Pancaratra (worship of Nārāyaṇa)

Source: Shodhganga: Iconographical representations of Śiva (pancaratra)

Sātātapa (सातातप) or Sātātapasaṃhitā is the name of a Vaiṣṇava Āgama scripture, classified as a tāmasa 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. c. Tāmasa (e.g., Sātātapa-saṃhitā).

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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 dictionary

[«previous next»] — Shatatapa in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Śātātapa (शातातप):—[from śāta] a m. Name of a lawgiver (cf. vṛddha-ś)

2) b See under 1. śāta.

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Śātātapa (शातातप):—(wohl 1. śāta + ātapa) m. Nomen proprium eines Gesetzgebers [Yājñavalkya’s Gesetzbuch.1,5.] [Weber’s Verzeichniss 57,23. No. 1017. 1028. 1283.] [Oxforder Handschriften 34,a,9. 266,a,42. 268,a,8. 271,a,1. 279,b,15. 290], a, [No. 696.] [Weber’s Indische Studien 1, 20. 467. 2, 23. 9, 176.] [Kullūka] zu [Manu’s Gesetzbuch 3, 94.] — Vgl. bṛhacchātātapa und vṛddha .

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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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