Sveda: 10 definitions
Sveda means something in Buddhism, Pali, 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.
Natyashastra (theatrics and dramaturgy)Source: Wisdom Library: Nāṭya-śāstra
Sveda (स्वेद, “sweating”).—One of the eight ‘involutary states’ (sāttvikabhāva), according to the Nāṭyaśāstra chapter 7. These ‘involutary states’ are different from consequents (anubhāva) because of their arising from the inner nature (sattva). The term is used throughout nāṭyaśāstra literature. (Also see the Daśarūpa 4.6-7)Source: archive.org: Natya Shastra
Sveda (स्वेद, “perspiration”) occurs as the result of anger, fear, joy, shame, sorrow, toil, sickness, heat, exercise, fatigue, summer and massage. Perspiration should be represented on the stage by taking up a fan, wiping off sweat and looking for breeze.
Natyashastra (नाट्यशास्त्र, nāṭyaśāstra) refers to both the ancient Indian tradition (śāstra) of performing arts, (nāṭya, e.g., theatrics, drama, dance, music), as well as the name of a Sanskrit work dealing with these subjects. It also teaches the rules for composing dramatic plays (nataka) and poetic works (kavya).
Mahayana (major branch of Buddhism)Source: Wisdom Library: Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra
Sveda (स्वेद, “sweat”) (Pali, Seda) refers to one of the thirty-substances of the human body according to the Visuddhimagga, as mentioned in an appendix of the 2nd century Mahāprajñāpāramitāśāstra chapter 32-34. The Mahāprajñāpāramitāśāstra mentions thirty-six substances [viz., sveda]; the Sanskrit sources of both the Lesser and the Greater Vehicles, physical substances are 26 in number while the Pāli suttas list thirty-once substances.
Mahayana (महायान, mahāyāna) is a major branch of Buddhism focusing on the path of a Bodhisattva (spiritual aspirants/ enlightened beings). Extant literature is vast and primarely composed in the Sanskrit language. There are many sūtras of which some of the earliest are the various Prajñāpāramitā sūtras.
Languages of India and abroad
Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
svēda (स्वेद).—m (S) Perspiration or sweat. 2 Vapor or steam.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
svēda (स्वेद).—m Sweat. Vapour.
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-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Sveda (स्वेद).—[svid-bhāve ghañ]
1) Sweat, perspiration; अङ्गुलिस्वेदेन दूष्येरन्नक्षराणि (aṅgulisvedena dūṣyerannakṣarāṇi) V.2.
2) Heat, warmth.
Derivable forms: svedaḥ (स्वेदः).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-daḥ-dā-daṃ) Warm, perspiring. m.
(-daḥ) 1. Warmth, heat. 2. Perspiration, sweat. 3. Vapour, steam. E. ṣvid to perspire, &c., aff. ghañ, or causal verb, ac aff.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Sveda (स्वेद):—[from svid] a m. (ifc. f(ā). ) sweating, perspiring, sweat, perspiration ([plural] ‘drops of p°’), [Ṛg-veda] etc. etc.
2) [v.s. ...] a sudorific, [Caraka; Suśruta]
3) [v.s. ...] warmth, heat, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
4) [v.s. ...] warm vapour, steam (See [compound])
5) [v.s. ...] mfn. sweating, perspiring, toiling, [Horace H. Wilson]
6) b etc. See [column]1.
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.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Starts with (+9): Svedacchid, Svedacchida, Svedachchhid, Svedachchhida, Svedachushaka, Svedacushaka, Svedadhikya, Svedaja, Svedajala, Svedakshaya, Svedalesha, Svedamalonjhitadeha, Svedamatri, Svedambu, Svedana, Svedanayantra, Svedani, Svedanika, Svedaniyantra, Svedanji.
Ends with: Antahsveda, Asveda, Dadhisveda, Gharmasveda, Karnakshveda, Kshveda, Nadisveda, Pindasveda, Prakshveda, Prasveda, Pushpasveda, Samkarasveda, Samsveda, Sasveda, Shilasveda, Sthulakshveda, Upasveda, Ushmakasveda, Ushmasveda.
Full-text (+27): Antahsveda, Svedaviprush, Svedoda, Dadhisveda, Svedajala, Svedodaka, Ushmasveda, Pindasveda, Samkarasveda, Svedacushaka, Prasveda, Asveda, Pushpasveda, Svedaja, Svedavari, Svedambu, Samsvedaja, Yonicatushtaya, Seda, Samsveda.
Search found 10 books and stories containing Sveda, Svēda; (plurals include: Svedas, Svēdas). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
Sushruta Samhita, volume 4: Cikitsasthana (by Kaviraj Kunja Lal Bhishagratna)
Bhajana-Rahasya (by Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakura Mahasaya)
Sushruta Samhita, Volume 6: Uttara-tantra (by Kaviraj Kunja Lal Bhishagratna)
Chapter XXI - Medical Treatment of Ear-disease < [Canto I - Shalakya-tantra (ears, eyes, nose, mouth and throat)]
Chapter XXIII - Therapeutics of nasal diseases < [Canto I - Shalakya-tantra (ears, eyes, nose, mouth and throat)]
Chapter XII - Treatment of Raktaja Ophthalmia < [Canto I - Shalakya-tantra (ears, eyes, nose, mouth and throat)]
Sri Bhakti-rasamrta-sindhu (by Śrīla Rūpa Gosvāmī)
Verse 2.3.16 < [Part 3 - Involuntary Ecstatic Expressions (sattvika-bhāva)]
Verse 3.1.30 < [Part 1 - Neutral Love of God (śānta-rasa)]
Verse 2.3.18 < [Part 3 - Involuntary Ecstatic Expressions (sattvika-bhāva)]
Rasa Jala Nidhi, vol 4: Iatrochemistry (by Bhudeb Mookerjee)
Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra (by Gelongma Karma Migme Chödrön)
The Cūḍāsatyaka-sūtra < [Part 1 - Mahāyānist list of the eighteen special attributes of the Buddha]
Appendix 3 - Thirty-two substances of the human body < [Chapter XXXII-XXXIV - The eight classes of supplementary dharmas]
V. The concept of revulsion toward food (āhāre pratikūla-saṃjñā) < [Chapter XXXVII - The Ten Concepts]