Susaman, Susāman, Sushaman: 7 definitions


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In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

Source: Puranic Encyclopedia

Susāman (सुसामन्).—A noble Brahmin born in Dhanañjaya Gotra. He participated in the Rājasūya conducted by Yudhiṣṭhira. (Sabhā Parva, Chapter 33, Verse 34).

Source: Shiva Purana - English Translation

Susāman (सुसामन्) refers to “(employment of) gentle and peaceful words”, according to the Śivapurāṇa 2.3.14 (“The Birth of Tāraka and Vajrāṅga”).—Accordingly, as Brahmā narrated to Nārada: “[...] Seeing the distress of Indra and others, Diti became very happy. Indra and other gods became miserable due to their own actions. Always engaged in the welfare of the gods, I went there accompanied by Kaśyapa. Employing gentle and peaceful words [i.e., susāman] I got the gods released. Releasing the gods with respect, Vajrāṅga, a great devotee of Śiva, was delighted in his heart, and he of pure soul, without any aberration, spoke:—[...]”.

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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

Sanskrit dictionary

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

Suṣāman (सुषामन्).—mfn. (-mā-mā-ma) Sweetly or kindly spoken. E. su, sāman calming.

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

Susāman (सुसामन्).—n. good negotiation, [Pañcatantra] iii. 21.

Susāman is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms su and sāman (सामन्).

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

1) Suṣāman (सुषामन्):—[=su-ṣāman] [from su > su-ṣaṃsad] n. a beautiful song, [Ṛg-veda]

2) [v.s. ...] m. (also written su-s), Name of a man, [ib.; Mahābhārata] (cf. [Pāṇini 6-4, 170 [Scholiast or Commentator]])

3) [v.s. ...] mf(mṇī)n. peaceful, [Bhaṭṭi-kāvya]

4) Susāman (सुसामन्):—[=su-sāman] [from su > su-saṃyata] n. conciliatory words, good negotiation, [Pañcatantra] ([varia lectio])

5) [v.s. ...] m. See su-ṣāman.

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

Suṣāman (सुषामन्):—[(mā-mā-ma) a.] Kindly said or done.

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Susaman 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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