Sveda: 18 definitions
Sveda means something in Buddhism, Pali, Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, Hindi. 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.
Alternative spellings of this word include Swed.
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 (shastra) of performing arts, (natya—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), construction and performance of Theater, and Poetic works (kavya).
Ayurveda (science of life)Source: gurumukhi.ru: Ayurveda glossary of terms
Sveda (स्वेद):—Sweat, perspiration. Mala of Meda Dhātu. The function of Sveda is to withhold Kleda (watery portion) in the skin.Source: Shodhganga: Kasyapa Samhita—Text on Visha Chikitsa
Sveda (स्वेद) refers to “profuse sweat” and represents one of the ten symptoms of a snake-bite (daṃśaceṣṭita) that could be potentially fatal, as taught in the Ceṣṭita (“symptoms of snake-bites”) section of the Kāśyapa Saṃhitā: an ancient Sanskrit text from the Pāñcarātra tradition dealing with both Tantra and Viṣacikitsā—an important topic from Āyurveda which deals with the study of Toxicology (Agadatantra or Sarpavidyā).—The ten symptoms of a bite ordained by time/death that could be fatal mentioned by Kaśyapa are—horripilation, thirst/burning sensation, profuse sweat (sveda), phlegm, inflammation/irritation of all the organs of the body, debility/lack of control of all the organs, salivation, incoherent blabbering, lack of memory and finally death.
Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: archive.org: Shiva Purana - English Translation
Sveda (स्वेद) refers to “gloom”, according to the Śivapurāṇa 2.3.54 (“Description of the duties of the chaste wife”).—Accordingly, as a Brahmin lady said to Pārvatī: “[...] She who delights her husband delights all the worlds. When she sees her husband coming home she shall hasten to serve him food and water, hand him betel and change of garments, and serve him by massaging his feet. By pleasing words she shall fascinate him and dispel his gloom (sveda-sannodana). [...]”.
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.
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.
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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 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: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Sveda (स्वेद).—i. e. svid + a, m. 1. Perspiration, sweat, [Vikramorvaśī, (ed. Bollensen.)] 27, 2. 2. Hot moisture, [Vedāntasāra, (in my Chrestomathy.)] in
Sveda (स्वेद).—[masculine] sweat; [plural] drops of sweat.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.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Sveda (स्वेद):—(daḥ) 1. m. Warmth, perspiration; steam. a. Warm, perspiring.Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)
Sveda (स्वेद) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Sea.
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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.
Hindi dictionarySource: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary
Sveda (स्वेद) [Also spelled swed]:—(nm) sweat, perspiration; -[kaṇa/biṃdu] a drop of sweat; ~[ja] sweat-born; -[jala] sweat; ~[na] sweating, perspiration.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
1) [noun] that which is secreted from sweat glands; perspiration; sweat.
2) [noun] warmth; heat.
3) [noun] water in the form or vapour; steam.
4) [noun] the act or an instance of perspiring; sweating.
Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Starts with (+27): Svedabindu, Svedacchid, Svedacchida, Svedachchhid, Svedachchhida, Svedachid, Svedachushaka, Svedacushaka, Svedadhikya, Svedaja, Svedajadushita, Svedajala, Svedajalakana, Svedajalakanika, Svedakshaya, Svedalesha, Svedamalojjhita, Svedamalojjhitadeha, Svedamalonjhitadeha, Svedamatri.
Ends with (+13): Antahsveda, Ashmaghanasveda, Asveda, Dadhisveda, Dravasveda, Gharmasveda, Gokshveda, Guptasveda, Karnakshveda, Karshusveda, Kshveda, Nadisveda, Nisveda, Padaprasveda, Pindasveda, Prakshveda, Prastarasveda, Prasveda, Pushpasveda, Samkarasveda.
Full-text (+82): Svedajala, Ushmasveda, Dadhisveda, Antahsveda, Pushpasveda, Svedacushaka, Sea, Svedodaka, Prasveda, Sasveda, Svedaviprush, Svedambu, Svedacchid, Svedamatri, Svedoda, Svedavindu, Asveda, Svedamalojjhitadeha, Svedayana, Svedaja.
Search found 25 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:
Rig Veda (translation and commentary) (by H. H. Wilson)
Bhakti-rasamrta-sindhu (by Śrīla Rūpa Gosvāmī)
Verse 2.3.28 < [Part 3 - Involuntary Ecstatic Expressions (sattvika-bhāva)]
Verse 2.4.160 < [Part 4 - Transient Ecstatic Disturbances (vyābhicāri-bhāva)]
Verse 3.1.30 < [Part 1 - Neutral Love of God (śānta-rasa)]
Sushruta Samhita, volume 4: Cikitsasthana (by Kaviraj Kunja Lal Bhishagratna)
Charaka Samhita (English translation) (by Shree Gulabkunverba Ayurvedic Society)
Chapter 14 - The Sudation Therapy (sveda) < [Sutrasthana (Sutra Sthana) — General Principles]
Garga Samhita (English) (by Danavir Goswami)
Verse 2.21.31 < [Chapter 21 - The Rāsa-dance Pastime]
Verse 2.20.23 < [Chapter 20 - The Rāsa-dance Pastime]
Verses 2.18.31-32 < [Chapter 18 - The Sight of Śrī Kṛṣṇacandra]
Chaitanya Bhagavata (by Bhumipati Dāsa)