Snapita, Snāpita, Snāpitā: 7 definitions
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Tibetan Buddhism (Vajrayana or tantric Buddhism)Source: OSU Press: Cakrasamvara Samadhi
Snāpita (स्नापित) refers to “being bathed”, according to the Guru Mandala Worship (maṇḍalārcana) ritual often performed in combination with the Cakrasaṃvara Samādhi, which refers to the primary pūjā and sādhanā practice of Newah Mahāyāna-Vajrayāna Buddhists in Nepal.—Accordingly, “For according as all Tathāgatas were bathed (snāpita) by just being born, In that way I shall cause you to bathe, with pure divine water”.Source: MDPI Books: The Ocean of Heroes
Snāpitā (स्नापिता) refers to “bathing someone” (with divine water), according to the 10th-century Ḍākārṇava-tantra: one of the last Tibetan Tantric scriptures belonging to the Buddhist Saṃvara tradition consisting of 51 chapters.—Accordingly: “He should ask for consecration after [recitation of] this verse: ‘Just as all the Tathāgatas were bathed as soon as [they were] born, so I shall bathe (snāpitā) [you] in purity with divine water’ [...]”.
Tibetan Buddhism includes schools such as Nyingma, Kadampa, Kagyu and Gelug. Their primary canon of literature is divided in two broad categories: The Kangyur, which consists of Buddha’s words, and the Tengyur, which includes commentaries from various sources. Esotericism and tantra techniques (vajrayāna) are collected indepently.
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Snapita (स्नपित).—a. Bathed, washed, sprinkled &c.
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Snāpita (स्नापित).—p. p.
1) Caused to bathe, attended on while bathed.
2) Immersed.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-taḥ-tā-taṃ) Sprinkled, wetted, bathed, washed. E. ṇā to bathe, causal form, aff. kta .Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Snapita (स्नपित):—[from snā] mfn. ([from] idem) bathed, washed, sprinkled, wetted, cleansed, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
2) Snāpita (स्नापित):—[from snā] mfn. caused to bathe, attended on while bathed, immersed, [Monier-Williams’ Sanskrit-English Dictionary]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Snapita (स्नपित):—[(taḥ-tā-taṃ) a.] Sprinkled, bathed, washed.Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)
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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Ends with: Prasnapita.
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Kavyamimamsa of Rajasekhara (Study) (by Debabrata Barai)
Part 6.1e - Nihnutayoni (2): Parapurapraveśasadṛśa < [Chapter 5 - Analyasis and Interpretations of the Kāvyamīmāṃsā]
Dvisahasri of Tembesvami (Summary and Study) (by Upadhyay Mihirkumar Sudhirbhai)