Sukhasparsha, Sukhasparśa: 8 definitions

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Sukhasparsha means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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 Sukhasparśa can be transliterated into English as Sukhasparsa or Sukhasparsha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Sukhasparsha in Purana glossary
Source: archive.org: Shiva Purana - English Translation

Sukhasparśa (सुखस्पर्श) refers to “that which is gentle to the touch”, according to the Śivapurāṇa 2.3.6.—Accordingly, after the Gods eulogised Goddess Śivā who resided in the womb of Menā:—“[...] The earth consisting of forests, villages and oceans was very auspicious. Lotuses blossomed in lakes, rivers and tanks. O excellent sage, diverse winds gentle to the touch [i.e., sukhasparśa] blew; good men rejoiced and bad people became unhappy.. The gods stood in the sky and sounded big drums. A shower of flowers fell. Excellent Gandharvas sang sweet songs. [...]”.

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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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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Sukhasparsha in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

sukhasparśa (सुखस्पर्श).—a S Of pleasant or agreeable touch.

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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.

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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Sukhasparsha in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Sukhasparśa (सुखस्पर्श).—= prec., q.v.: balaṃ ca sukhasparśa-vihāratāṃ ca Mahāvyutpatti 6288 = Tibetan bde ba la reg par gnas (probably physical), state of dwelling with things that are pleasant to touch: glānyād utthāsyati °śaṃ vihariṣyati (perhaps will enjoy good health? or, will live in pleasant con- ditions?) Mūla-Sarvāstivāda-Vinaya ii.85.2; sukhasparśaṃ (v.l. sukhasaṃspar- śaṃ; adv.) viharati Saddharmapuṇḍarīka 286.6 (prose), probably rather social, dwells in pleasant (social) contacts; alpātaṅkatāṃ laghutāṃ sukhasparśa-vihāritāṃ (so text; read °hāratāṃ?) ca Kāraṇḍavvūha 18.8.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Sukhasparśa (सुखस्पर्श).—mfn.

(-rśaḥ-rśā-rśaṃ) Gratifying, agreeable to the touch or feelings. E. sukha, sparśa touch.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Sukhasparśa (सुखस्पर्श).—[adjective] agreeable to the touch ([abstract] [feminine]*).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Sukhasparśa (सुखस्पर्श):—[=sukha-sparśa] [from sukha > sukh] mf(ā)n. = -saṃsparśa, [Mahābhārata; Rāmāyaṇa] etc.

2) Sukhāsparśa (सुखास्पर्श):—[from sukha > sukh] mfn. = sukha-sparśa, [Monier-Williams’ Sanskrit-English Dictionary]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Sukhasparśa (सुखस्पर्श):—[sukha-sparśa] (rśaḥ-rśā-rśaṃ) a. Gratifying to the feelings.

[Sanskrit to German]

Sukhasparsha in German

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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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