Shuddhi, Śuddhi, Suddhi: 18 definitions
Shuddhi means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, Marathi, Jainism, Prakrit, 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.
The Sanskrit term Śuddhi can be transliterated into English as Suddhi or Shuddhi, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Pancaratra (worship of Nārāyaṇa)Source: Wisdom Library: Pāñcarātra
Śuddhi (शुद्धि, “purity”):—One of the twenty-four emanations of Lakṣmī accompanying Nārāyaṇa. This particular manifestation couples with his counterpart form called Hari and together they form the twenty-second celestial couple. Lakṣmī represents a form of the Goddess (Devī) as the wife of Viṣṇu, while Nārāyaṇa represents the personification of his creative energy, according to the Pāñcarātra literature.
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.
Dharmashastra (religious law)Source: Wisdom Library: Dharma-śāstra
Śuddhi (शुद्धि) refers to “expiatory penance”. The word is used throughout Dharmaśāstra literature such as the Manusmṛti. (also see the Manubhāṣya verse 7.154)
Dharmashastra (धर्मशास्त्र, dharmaśāstra) contains the instructions (shastra) regarding religious conduct of livelihood (dharma), ceremonies, jurisprudence (study of law) and more. It is categorized as smriti, an important and authoritative selection of books dealing with the Hindu lifestyle.
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
Śuddhi (शुद्धि).—The goddess enshrined at Kapālamocana.*
- * Matsya-purāṇa 13. 48.
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.
Jyotisha (astronomy and astrology)Source: Wikibooks (hi): Sanskrit Technical Terms
Śuddhi (शुद्धि).—1. Gain of the lunar reckoning over the Solar at the beginning of the lunar year. 2. Mean heliocentric position; for superior planets, mean position of the Sun. Note: Śuddhi is a Sanskrit technical term used in ancient Indian sciences such as Astronomy, Mathematics and Geometry.
Jyotisha (ज्योतिष, jyotiṣa or jyotish) refers to ‘astronomy’ or “Vedic astrology” and represents the fifth of the six Vedangas (additional sciences to be studied along with the Vedas). Jyotisha concerns itself with the study and prediction of the movements of celestial bodies, in order to calculate the auspicious time for rituals and ceremonies.
Languages of India and abroad
Pali-English dictionarySource: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
suddhi : (f.) purity; purification.Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Suddhi, (f.) (fr. śudh) purity, purification, genuineness, sterling quality D. I, 54; M. I, 80; II, 132, 147; S. I, 166, 169, 182; IV, 372; Th. 2, 293; DhA. III, 158 (v. l. visuddhi); VvA. 60 (payoga°); Vism. 43 (fourfold: desanā°, saṃvara°, pariyeṭṭhi°, paccavekkhaṇa°); Dhs. 1005; Sn. 478; suddhiṃvada stating purity, Sn. 910; Nd1 326; suddhināya leading to purity Sn. 910. Cp. pari°, vi°.
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
śuddhi (शुद्धि).—f (S) pop. śuddha f Cleanness, purity, holiness; freedom from filth, defilement, or pollution, lit. fig. 2 Cleaning, cleansing, purifying: also cleansed or purified state. 3 Correcting or rectifying: also corrected or correct state; accurateness, rectitude, faultlessness. Ex. of comp. jala- śuddhi, dina-nakṣatra-graha-bhūta-gṛha-sthala-kūpa-pāka-dēha-pāda- mukha-pātra -antaḥkaraṇa -mana -citta -pārada -gandhaka-lōha -hara- tāla -kōṣṭha -śabda -śuddhi. 4 Rightness or goodness; freedom from inauspicious or unpropitious influences, or suitableness for sacred and holy works. Used of planetary conjunction or aspects, of lunar days &c. 5 Consciousness, presence and correct exercise of the faculties: as opp. to swoon or insensibility: also mindfulness or remembrance. 6 Searching, sifting, exploring: also searched, sifted, or explored state. Ex. śuddhi āṇitāñci rāghavēndra || pāṣāṇīṃ pālhāṇīla samudra ||. śuddhīvara āṇaṇēṃ To restore to rightness: also śuddhī- vara yēṇēṃ To return to rightness, soundness, cleanness, purity; to recover consciousness; to return into one's senses or into the right state of mind or spirit.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
śuddhi (शुद्धि).—f Purity, holiness, cleanness. Cleaning, purifying. Correcting, cor- rected state. Goodness. Conscious- ness. Searching. śuddhīvara āṇaṇēṃ Restore to >rightness. śuddhīvara yēṇēṃ Return to rightness, soundness; recover consciousness.
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śuddhi (शुद्धि).—f śuddhisaṃskāra m Readmission of converts back into the fold of Hinduism.
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
1) Purity, cleanness.
2) Brightness, lustre; मुक्तागुणशुद्धयोऽपि (muktāguṇaśuddhayo'pi) (candrapādāḥ) R.16.18.
3) Sanctity, holiness; तीर्थाभिषेकजां शुद्धिमाद्धाना महीक्षितः (tīrthābhiṣekajāṃ śuddhimāddhānā mahīkṣitaḥ) R. 1.85.
4) Purification, expiation, atonement, expiatory act; शरीरत्यागमात्रेण शुद्धिलाभममन्यत (śarīratyāgamātreṇa śuddhilābhamamanyata) R.12.1.
5) A purificatory or expiatory rite.
6) Paying off or clearing (of expenses).
7) Retaliation, requital.
8) Acquittal, innocence (established by trial).
9) Truth, accuracy, correctness.
1) Rectification, correction.
12) Name of Durgā.
13) (in Arith.) Leaving no remainder.
Derivable forms: śuddhiḥ (शुद्धिः).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-ddhiḥ) 1. Cleaning, cleansing. 2. Purity, purification. 3. Correction, correctness. 4. Innocence established by ordeal or trial, acquittal. 5. Paying off arrears. 6. Subtraction. 7. Brightness. 8. An expiation. 9. Durga. E. śudh to be or make pure, aff. ktin .Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Śuddhi (शुद्धि).—i. e. śudh + ti, f. 1. Cleaning, cleansing. 2. Purity, purification, [Pañcatantra] iii. [distich] 119. 3. Correctness, truth, [Mālatīmādhava, (ed. Calc.)] 50, 14; certainty, [Lassen, Anthologia Sanskritica.] 22, 11. 4. Acquittal. 5. Covering (of expenses), [Pañcatantra] 251, 16.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Śuddhi (शुद्धि).—[feminine] purification, purity (lit. & [figuratively]), justification, acquittal, justness, genuineness, paying off, clearing (of debts), clearness, truth, certainty.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Śuddhi (शुद्धि):—[from śundh] f. cleansing, purification, purity ([literally] and [figuratively]), holiness, freedom from defilement, purificatory rite ([especially] a [particular] Śrāddha performed at the cost of a person who needs purification), [Taittirīya-brāhmaṇa] etc. etc.
2) [v.s. ...] setting free or securing (from any danger), rendering secure, [Kāmandakīya-nītisāra; Varāha-mihira’s Bṛhat-saṃhitā]
3) [v.s. ...] justification, exculpation, innocence (established by ordeal or trial), acquittal, [Yājñavalkya]
4) [v.s. ...] quittance, clearing off or paying off, discharge (of a debt etc.), [Monier-Williams’ Sanskrit-English Dictionary]
5) [v.s. ...] retaliation, [ib.; Kāvya literature; Kathāsaritsāgara]
6) [v.s. ...] verification, correction, making true, correctness, accuracy, genuineness, truth, [Yājñavalkya; Mālatīmādhava]
7) [v.s. ...] clearness, certainty, accurate knowledge regarding ([genitive case] or [compound]; śuddhiṃ-√kṛ, ‘to ascertain for certain’; ś-√labh, ‘to receive certain intelligence’), [Manu-smṛti; Kathāsaritsāgara; Vetāla-pañcaviṃśatikā]
8) [v.s. ...] (in [arithmetic]) leaving no remainder (śuddhim-√i, ‘to leave no remainder’), [Bījagaṇita]
9) [v.s. ...] subtraction of a quantity or a q° to be subtracted, [Līlāvatī of bhāskara]
10) [v.s. ...] Name of Durgā, [Catalogue(s)]
11) [v.s. ...] of one of the Śaktis of Viṣṇu, [Monier-Williams’ Sanskrit-English Dictionary]
12) [v.s. ...] of Dākṣāyaṇī as worshipped at Kapāla-mocana, [ib.]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Śuddhi (शुद्धि):—(ddhiḥ) 2. f. Cleaning; purity; correctness.Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)
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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.
Hindi dictionarySource: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary
Śuddhi (शुद्धि):—(nf) purity; correction; correctness; rectification; purification; -[patra] corrigendum; errata; -[saṃskāra] purificatory rite.
Prakrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary
Suddhi (सुद्धि) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Śuddhi.
Prakrit is an ancient language closely associated with both Pali and Sanskrit. Jain literature is often composed in this language or sub-dialects, such as the Agamas and their commentaries which are written in Ardhamagadhi and Maharashtri Prakrit. The earliest extant texts can be dated to as early as the 4th century BCE although core portions might be older.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Starts with (+26): Shuddhibhrit, Shuddhibhumi, Shuddhicandrika, Shuddhicintamani, Shuddhidarpana, Shuddhidipa, Shuddhidipika, Shuddhigolisu, Shuddhikara, Shuddhikarana, Shuddhikarika, Shuddhikarikali, Shuddhikaumudi, Shuddhikrit, Shuddhilocana, Shuddhimakaranda, Shuddhimant, Shuddhimat, Shuddhimayukha, Shuddhimuktavali.
Ends with (+81): Agnishuddhi, Aharashuddhi, Ahimsashuddhi, Akarashuddhi, Annashuddhi, Antahkaranashuddhi, Arcashuddhi, Asanashuddhi, Ashuddhi, Asthishuddhi, Atmashuddhi, Audashuddhi, Avishuddhi, Bastishuddhi, Bhaikshyashuddhi, Bhavasamshuddhi, Bhavashuddhi, Bhushuddhi, Bhutashuddhi, Buddhishuddhi.
Full-text (+141): Dravyashuddhi, Bhushuddhi, Shuddhibhrit, Vishuddhi, Dantashuddhi, Tulyashuddhi, Bhavashuddhi, Pretashuddhi, Vairashuddhi, Samshuddhi, Atmashuddhi, Shuddhikara, Shuddhikrit, Koshashuddhi, Ashuddhi, Rajahshuddhi, Tattvashuddhi, Shuddhitattvarnava, Shuddhitattvakarika, Shuddhiprabha.
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Sri Bhakti-rasamrta-sindhu (by Śrīla Rūpa Gosvāmī)
Verse 1.2.263 < [Part 2 - Devotional Service in Practice (sādhana-bhakti)]
Verse 1.2.137 < [Part 2 - Devotional Service in Practice (sādhana-bhakti)]
The Great Chronicle of Buddhas (by Ven. Mingun Sayadaw)
Two Kinds of Reflection (Paccavekkhaṇā) < [Chapter 6 - On Pāramitā]
Part 6f - Fifteen Kinds of Conduct and Fivefold Higher Knowledge < [Chapter 7 - On Miscellany]
Part 4 - What is the Sequence in which the Pāramī are arranged? < [Chapter 7 - On Miscellany]
Rasa Jala Nidhi, vol 2: Minerals (uparasa) (by Bhudeb Mookerjee)
Part 2 - Purification of sadharana uparasas (i.e. from kampilla to bhunaga) < [Chapter XVI - Uparasa (17): Kampilla]
The Devi Bhagavata Purana (by Swami Vijñanananda)
Chapter 8 - On Bhūta Śuddhi < [Book 11]
Gemstones of the Good Dhamma (by Ven. S. Dhammika)