Simantini, aka: Sīmantinī; 4 Definition(s)

Introduction

Simantini means something in Buddhism, Pali, 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.

In Hinduism

Purāṇa

Sīmantinī (सीमन्तिनी).—The wife of King Citrtāṅgada. The story of this Sīmantinī is given in Somapradoṣavrata māhātmya. in Skanda Purāṇa.

(Source): archive.org: Puranic Encyclopaedia
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The Purāṇas (पुराण, purana) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahāpurāṇas total over 400,000 ślokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

In Buddhism

Pali

sīmantinī : (f.) a woman.

(Source): BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

Sīmantinī, (f.) a woman J. IV, 310; VI, 142. (Page 712)

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

Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit-English dictionary

Sīmantinī (सीमन्तिनी).—A woman; मा स्म सीमन्तिनी काचिज्जनयेत् पुत्रमीदृशम् (mā sma sīmantinī kācijjanayet putramīdṛśam) H.2.7; Me.12; Bk.5.22.

(Source): DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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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