The Joyous Meditation Teachings of Lorin Roche


Sara-Essence

quintessence, sārat sāram, "the very best" -
devadeva māhadeva paritṛptāsmi śaṅkara |
rudrayāmalatantrasya
sāram adyāvadhāritam || 161 ||


sāra
  1. m. (fr. √ sṛ) course , motion (» pūrva-s°)
  2. stretching out , extension Ka1lac.
  3. mfn. driving away , destroying Ba1lar. ii , 60÷61
  4. sā́ra 2 mn. (ifc. f(ā). ; perhaps to be connected with 1. sāra above ; prob. fr. a lost root meaning. " to be strong ") the core or pith or solid interior of anything RV. &c
  5. firmness , strength power , energy AV. &c
  6. the substance or essence or marrow or cream or heart or essential part of anything , best part , quintessence (ifc. = " chiefly consisting of or depending on &c " [cf. para] e.g. dharma-sāraṃ jagat , " the world chiefly depends on justice " ; tūṣṇīṃ-sāra mfn. " chiefly silent " ; sārat sāram , " the very best ") AitBr. &c
  7. the real meaning , main point MW.
  8. a compendium , summary , epitome (often ifc. in titles of books)
  9. a chief-ingredient or constituent part of the body (causing the peculiarities of temperament ; reckoned to be 7 , viz. sattva , śukra , majjan , asthi , medas , māṃsa , rakta) Sus3r. VarBr2S.
  10. [any ingredient Sus3r.
  11. nectar R. BhP.
  12. cream , curds L.
  13. worth , value (eṇa , " in consideration of. " , " according to ") Mn. wealth , property , goods , riches Ka1v. Pur. Ra1jat.
  14. m. (in rhet.) a kind of climax (uttaro*ttaram utkarṣaḥ) Sa1h. Kpr.
  15. resin used as a perfume Sus3r. S3a1rn3gS.
  16. water Va1s.
  17. dung Kr2ishis.
  18. the matter formed in a boil or ulcer , pus MW.
  19. impure carbonate of soda ib.
  20. a confederate prince , ally VarBr2S.
  21. a piece at chess or backgammon &c
  22. hard , firm solid strong MBh. Ka1v. &c
  23. precious , valuable Das3.
  24. good , sound , best , excellent BhP. Pan5car.
  25. sā́ra 2 [L=242832] mf(ā)n. sound (as an argument , thoroughly proved) W.
  26. sā́ra 2 [L=242833] mf(ā)n. full of (instr.) VarBr2S.
  27. sā́ra 2 [L=242834] mf(ā)n. motley , speckled (= śāra) Sus3r. Ka1d.
  28. sā* ra 3 [p= 1208,3] mfn. having spokes S3ulbas.

sāra
sāra 1 [p= 1208,1] [L=242770]
(fr. √ s) course , motion (» pūrva-s°)

Ka1lac.
sāra 1 [L=242770.2]
driving away , destroying Ba1lar. ii , 60÷61
sā́ra 2 [L=242807]
(ifc. f(ā). ; perhaps to be connected with 1. sāra above ; prob. fr. a lost root meaning. " to be strong ") the core or pith or solid interior of anything RV. &c

AV. &c

ifc. = " chiefly consisting of or depending on &c " [cf. para] e.g. dharma-sāra jagat , " the world chiefly depends on justice " ; ṣṇī-sāra mfn. " chiefly silent " ; sārat sāram , " the very best ") AitBr. &c

MW.

ifc. in titles of books)

sattva , śukra , majjan , asthi , medas , sa , rakta) Sus3r. VarBr2S.

Sus3r.

R. BhP.

L.

ea , " in consideration of. " , " according to ") Mn. Ya1jn5. &c

Ka1v. Pur. Ra1jat.

(in rhet.) a kind of climax (uttaro*ttaram utkara) Sa1h. Kpr.

Sus3r. S3a1rn3gS.

Va1s.

Kr2ishis.

MW.

ib.

VarBr2S.

(= 1. śāra) a piece at chess or backgammon &c
sā́ra 2 [L=242829]
(ā)n. hard , firm solid strong MBh. Ka1v. &c
sā́ra 2 [L=242830]
(ā)n. precious , valuable Das3.
sā́ra 2 [L=242831]
(ā)n. good , sound , best , excellent BhP. Pan5car.
sā́ra 2 [L=242832]
(ā)n. sound (as an argument , thoroughly proved) W.
sā́ra 2 [L=242833]
(ā)n. full of (instr.) VarBr2S.
sā́ra 2 [L=242834]
(ā)n. motley , speckled (= śāra) Sus3r. Ka1d.
* ra 3 [p= 1208,3] [L=242965]
having spokes S3ulbas.
(H1) m.
[L=242770.1]stretching out , extension
(H1B) mfn.
(H1) mn.
[L=242808]firmness , strength power , energy
[L=242809]the substance or essence or marrow or cream or heart or essential part of anything , best part , quintessence (
[L=242810]the real meaning , main point
[L=242811]a compendium , summary , epitome (often
[L=242812]a chief-ingredient or constituent part of the body (causing the peculiarities of temperament ; reckoned to be 7 , viz.
[L=242813]any ingredient
[L=242814]nectar
[L=242815]cream , curds
[L=242816]worth , value (
[L=242817]wealth , property , goods , riches
[L=242818]m.
[L=242819]resin used as a perfume
[L=242820]water
[L=242821]dung
[L=242822]the matter formed in a boil or ulcer , pus
[L=242823]impure carbonate of soda
[L=242824]a confederate prince , ally
[L=242825]m.
(H1B) mf
(H1B) mf
(H1B) mf
(H1B) mf
(H1B) mf
(H1B) mf
(H1) mfn.

147 sāra (essence)
148 sāragrāhin (essence)
149 sārabhuj (essence)
150 sārayoga (essence)
151 sāraloha (essence)
152 sārasamagraha (essence)
153 sukṛtarasa (essence)
154 susāra (essence)
155 susāravat (essence)

sārayoga
sā́ra--yoga [L=242910]
possession of the essence or substance of anything W.
(H3) m.

sarvasāra
sárva--sāra [p= 1187,3] [L=238868]
the essence or cream of the whole (also -tama) Cat.

of various works.
(H3) n.
[L=238869]N.

 sāragrāhin
sā́ra--grāhin [p= 1208,1] [L=242848]
capable of extracting or apprehending the essence or best part of anything R.
(H3) mfn.
 sārabhuj
sā́ra--bhuj [p= 1208,2] [L=242898]
eating the essence or best part of anything MW.
(H3) mfn.
 sāraloha
sā́ra--loha [L=242915]
" essence of iron " , steel L.
(H3) n.
 sārasamagraha
sā́ra--samagraha [L=242929]
" concentration of the essence of any work " , N. of various compendiums (also -jñāna-bhūaa-bhāya n. -nighaṇṭu m. -sagraha , m. )
(H3) m.
 suktarasa
sú--ktá---rasa [p= 1220,2] [L=245510]
the essence of merits or good deeds , JaimtBr. ??
(H4) m.
 susāra
su--sāra [p= 1238,3] [L=250494]
good essence or sap or substance MW.

ib.
su--sāra [L=250496]
having good essence or sap ib.
su--sāra [L=250497]
the red-flowering khadira , Mimosa Catechu L.
(H3) m.
[L=250495]competence
(H3B) mfn.
(H3B) m.
 susāravat
su--sāra---vat [L=250498]
having good essence or substance MW.
su--sāra---vat [L=250499]
crystal L.
(H4) mfn.
(H4B) n.






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1 rasa (quintessence) 2 saṃsārasāra (quintessence) 3 saṃkṣepa (quintessence) 4 sattvarāśi (quintessence) 5 samudrasāra (quintessence) 6 sāra (quintessence)
 rasa
rása [p= 869,2] [L=175486]
(ifc. f(ā).) the sap or juice of plants , Juice of fruit , any liquid or fluid , the best or finest or prime part of anything , essence , marrow RV. &c

MBh. Ka1v. &c

Sus3r.

R. BhP.

L.

scil. gavām) milk MBh.
869,3] [L=175492]
scil. viasya) poison Das3. Ra1jat.

L.

L.

esp.) the primary juice called chyle (formed from the food and changed by the bile into blood) ib.

śiva) Sarvad.

RV. i , 105 , 2

L.

Cat.

cf. upa- , mahā-r°)

L.

Spinosa L.

L.

L.

L.

amta L.

madhura , sweet ; amla , sour ; lavaa , salt ; kauka , pungent ; tikta , bitter ; and kaāya , astringent ; sometimes 63 varieties are distinguished , viz. beside the 6 original ones , 15 mixtures of 2 , 20 of 3 , 15 of 4 , 6 of 5 , and 1 of 6 flavours) S3Br. &c

of the number " six " VarBr2S. S3rutab.

MBh. Ka1v. &c

BhP.

loc. with or scil. upari , or comp.) , love , affection , desire MBh. Ka1v. &c

ib.

rhet.) the taste or character of a work , the feeling or sentiment prevailing in it (from 8 to 10 rasas are generally enumerated , viz. śṛṅgāra , love ; vīra , heroism ; bībhatsa , disgust ; raudra , anger or fury ; hāsya , mirth ; bhayānaka , terror ; karua , pity ; adbhuta , wonder ; śānta , tranquillity or contentment ; vātsalya , paternal fondness ; the last or last two are sometimes omitted ; cf. under bhāva) Bhar. Das3ar. Ka1vya7d. &c

Uttarar. Ra1jat.

vaiṣṇavas) disposition of the heart or mind , religious sentiment (there are 5 rasas or ratis forming the 5 degrees of bhakti q.v. , viz. śānti , dāsya , sākhya , vātsalya , and mādhurya) W.

Pin3g.

of the sacred syllable , " Om , " S3a1n3khGr2.

niāda and a śanakī L.
(H2) m.
[L=175487]water , liquor , drink
[L=175488]juice of the sugar-cane , syrup
[L=175489]any mixture , draught , elixir , potion
[L=175490]melted butter
[L=175491](with or
[p= (with or
[L=175493]nectar
[L=175494]soup , broth
[L=175495]a constituent fluid or essential juice of the body , serum , (
[L=175496]mercury , quicksilver (sometimes regarded as a kind of quintessence of the human body , else where as the seminal fluid of
[L=175497]semen virile
[L=175498]myrrh
[L=175499]any mineral or metallic salt
[L=175500]a metal or mineral in a state of fusion (
[L=175501]gold
[L=175502]Vanguieria
[L=175503]a species of amaranth
[L=175504]green onion
[L=175505]resin
[L=175506]=
[L=175507]taste , flavour (as the principal quality of fluids , of which there are 6 original kinds , viz.
[L=175508]N.
[L=175509]any object of taste , condiment , sauce , spice , seasoning
[L=175510]the tongue (as the organ of taste)
[L=175511]taste or inclination or fondness for (
[L=175512]charm pleasure , delight
[L=175513](in
[L=175514]the prevailing sentiment in human character
[L=175515](with
[L=175516]a kind of metre
[L=175517]N.
[L=175518]the son of a

 sa
sārasāra
sa-sāra--sāra [p= 1119,3] [L=226897]
the quintessence of (the joys of) the world Dhu1rtas.
(H3) m.
 
sa
kepa
sa-kepa [p= 1127,3] [L=228360]
throwing together , destruction MBh.

ibc. , āt , ea , am or °pa-tas , " briefly " , " concisely " , " in short ") MBh. R. &c

ea and °pa-tas , " in the aggregate ") Mn. vii , 167 Kull. on i , 68 &c Cat.

Sus3r.

pl.) straits , poverty MBh.

dram.) a brief declaration (of willingness to be at the service of another) Sa1h.

W.

ib.
(H2) m.
[L=228361]compression , comprehension , condensation , abridgment , conciseness , brief exposition , compendium , epitome , essence or quintessence (
[L=228362]the whole thrown together , total , aggregate (
[L=228363]a means of compressing
[L=228364](
[L=228365](in
[L=228366]throwing
[L=228367]taking away
 sattvarāśi
sat-tvá--rāśi [p= 1135,2] [L=229752]
quintessence of energy or courage Katha1s.
(H3) m.
 samudrasāra
sam-udrá--sāra [p= 1167,1] [L=235316]
" quintessence of the sea " , a pearl MBh.
(H3) n.