The Joyous Meditation Teachings of Lorin Roche


Sukha - Ease, happiness, delight


sarvasrotonibandhena prāṇaśaktyordhvayā śanaiḥ |
pipīlasparśavelāyām prathate paramaṃ
sukham || 67 |

also spelled (or misspelled) suhkha, sukka.
sukha
sú--khá [p= 1220,3] [L=245599]
» sukhá s.v.
sukhá [p= 1220,3] [L=245611]
(said to be fr. 5. su + 3. kha , and to mean originally " having a good axle-hole " ; possibly a Prakrit form of su-stha q.v. ; cf. dukha) running swiftly or easily (only applied to cars or chariots , superl. sukhá-tama) , easy RV.
1220,3] [L=245612]
veda) , agreeable , gentle , mild (comp. -tará) VS. &c
1220,3] [L=245613]
= sukhin) R.
1220,3] [L=245614]
MW.
sukhá [p= 1220,3] [L=245615]
N. of a man g. śivā*di
sukhá [p= 1221,1] [L=245616]
(scil. daṇḍa) a kind of military array Ka1m.
sukhā [p= 1221,1] [L=245617]
(in phil.) the effort to win future beatitude , piety , virtue Tattvas.
sukhá [p= 1221,1] [L=245618]
(in music) a partic. mūrchanā Sam2gi1t.
sukhá [p= 1221,1] [L=245619]
N. of the city of varua VP.
sukhá [p= 1221,1] [L=245620]
of one of the 9 śaktis of śiva L.
sukhá [p= 1221,1] [L=245621]
ease , easiness , comfort , prosperity , pleasure , happiness (in m. personified as a child of dharma and siddhi Ma1rkP. ), joy , delight in (loc. ; sukham-k " to give pleasure " ; mahatā sukhena , " with great pleasure ") , the sky , heaven , atmosphere (cf. 3. kha) L.
sukhá [p= 1221,1] [L=245622]
water Naigh. i , 12
sukhá [p= 1221,1] [L=245623]
N. of the fourth astrol. house VarBr2S.
sukhá [p= 1221,1] [L=245624]
the drug or medicinal root called vddhi MW.
sukhám [p= 1221,1] [L=245625]
(also ena , āt) easily , comfortably , pleasantly , joyfully , willingly (with inf. = " easy to " e.g. sa bhaviyati sukha hantum , " he will be easy to kill " ; sukham-na punar " , rather - than " e.g. sukham asūn api satyajanti na puna pratijñām , " they rather renounce life than a promise " ; kadalī-sukham , " as easily as a kadalī ") VS. &c &c
(H3) &c
(H2) mfn.
[p= pleasant (rarely with this meaning in
[p= comfortable , happy , prosperous (
[p= virtuous , pious
(H2B) m.
(H2B) m.
(H2B) f.
(H2B) m.
(H2B) m.
(H2B) m.
(H2B) n.
(H2B) n.
(H2B) n.
(H2B) n.
(H2C) ind.

sukh
Westergaard Dhatupatha links: 35.75
sukh [p= 1220,3] [L=245610]
Nom. fr. sukha below) cl.10.4. P. ( Dha1tup. xxxv , 75 ; xxxvi , 14) sukhayati , sukhyati , to make happy , please , delight , gladden , rejoice , comfort MBh. Ka1v. &c
(H1) (prob.

kha
kha 1 [p= 334,1] [L=60669]
MSS. and Inscr. confounded with a).
kha 2 [p= 334,2] [L=60671]
the sun L.
khá 3 [p= 334,2] [L=60672]
( √khan) a cavity , hollow , cave , cavern , aperture RV.
334,2] [L=60673]
AV. xiv , 2 , 1 and 6 Pra1t. Kat2hUp. Gaut. Mn. &c
334,2] [L=60674]
BhP. viii , 3 , 23
334,2] [L=60675]
anat.) the glottis W.
334,2] [L=60676]
Mn. ix , 43
334,2] [L=60677]
RV. S3Br. xiv
334,2] [L=60678]
S3Br. xiv Pras3nUp. Mn. xii , 120 &c
334,2] [L=60679]
L.
334,2] [L=60680]
(the Supreme Spirit) W.
334,2] [L=60681]
arithm.) a cypher Su1ryas. Sa1h.
334,2] [L=60682]
anusvāra represented by a circle (bindu) L.
334,2] [L=60683]
of the tenth astrological mansion VarBr2.
334,2] [L=60684]
L.
334,2] [L=60685]
L.
334,2] [L=60686]
L.
334,2] [L=60687]
su-kha , du-kha) L.
334,2] [L=60688]
L.
334,2] [L=60689]
L.
kha [p= 1325,3] [L=329580]
comp.)
(H1) the second consonant of the alphabet (being the aspirate of the preceding consonant ; often in
(H1) m.
(H1) n.
[p= an aperture of the human body (of which there are nine , viz. the mouth , the two ears , the two eyes , the two nostrils , and the organs of excretion and generation)
[p= (hence) an organ of sense
[p= (in
[p= " the hole made by an arrow " , wound
[p= the hole in the nave of a wheel through which the axis runs
[p= vacuity , empty space , air , ether , sky
[p= heaven
[p= brahma
[p= (in
[p= the
[p= N.
[p= talc
[p= a city
[p= a field
[p= happiness (a meaning derived fr.
[p= action
[p= understanding
(H2) (in

sukham
(H2C) sukhám [L=245625] ind. (also ena , āt) easily , comfortably , pleasantly , joyfully , willingly (with inf. = " easy to " e.g. sa bhaviṣyati sukhaṃ hantum , " he will be easy to kill " ; sukham-na punar " , rather - than " e.g. sukham asūn api saṃtyajanti na punaḥ pratijñām , " they rather renounce life than a promise " ; kadalī-sukham , " as easily as a kadalī ") VS. &c &c

sukhahasta
sukhá--hasta [p= 1221,3] [L=245831]
having a soft or gentle hand R.

(H3) mfn.


sākṣatam
(H1C) sā* kṣatam [p= 1198,1] [L=241066]
ind. without hurting (applied to a gentle kiss) Dhu1rtas.

see also:

sama

(H1) sama 1 [p= 1152,1] [L=232988] mfn. (connected with 7. sa and with 2. samá and samāna ; cf. samaha , used as pron.: declined like sarva e.g. samasmai RV. vi , 51 , 6) any , every RV. [cf. Gk. ἁμός , ἀμός ; Goth. suma ; Angl.Sax. sum ; Eng. some.]
(H1) samá 2 [L=232989] mf(ā́)n. (prob. originally identical with prec. ; cf. samāna) even , smooth , flat , plain , level , parallel (karṇa-s° , " on a level with the ear " ; bhūmi- or bhūmeḥ samaṃ- √kṛ , " to make level with the earth ") RV. &c
[L=232990] same , equal , similar , like , equivalent , like to or identical or homogeneous with (instr. e.g. mayā sama , " like to me " ; or gen. , rarely abl.) , like in or with regard to anything (instr. gen. loc. , or -tas , or comp. ; samaṃ- √kṛ , " to make equal , balance ") ib.
[L=232991] always the same , constant , unchanged , fair , impartial towards (loc. or gen.) ib.
[L=232992] even (not " odd ") , a pair VarBr2S.
[L=232993] having the right measure , regular , normal , right , straight (samaṃ- √kṛ , " to put right or in order ") AitBr. &c &c
[L=232994] equable , neutral , indifferent VarBr2S.
[L=232995] equally distant from extremes , ordinary , common , middling Mn. MBh. &c
[L=232996] just , upright , good , straight , honest ib.
[L=232997] easy , convenient Pan5cat.
[L=232998] full , complete , whole , entire L.
(H1B) samá 2 [L=232999] m. peace (perhaps w.r. for śama) R. Ka1m.
(H1B) samá 2 [L=233000] m. the point of intersection of the horizon and the meridian line Gol.
(H1B) samá 2 [L=233001] m. N. of partic. zodiacal signs (esp. vṛṣa , karkaṭa , kanyā , vṛścika , makara , and Mina) MW.
(H1B) samá 2 [L=233002] m. a kind of straight line placed over a numerical figure to mark the process of extracting the square root ib.
(H1B) samá 2 [L=233003] m. (in music) a kind of time Sam2gi1t.
(H1B) samá 2 [L=233004] m. a grass-conflagration L.
(H1B) samá 2 [L=233005] m. a jina Gal.
(H1B) samá 2 [L=233006] m. N. of a son of dharma VP.
(H1B) samá 2 [L=233007] m. of a son of dhṛtarāṣṭra MBh.
(H1B) samá 2 [L=233008] m. of a king of the nandi-vegas (v.l. śama) ib.
(H1B) samá 2 [L=233010] n. level ground , a plain (samé bhū́myāḥ , " on level ground ") AV. S3Br. Mn. MBh. R.
(H1B) samá 2 [L=233011] n. equability , equanimity , imperturbability MBh.
(H1B) samá 2 [L=233012] n. likeness , similarity , equality (ena , " equally , in the same manner ") Ka1s3. on Pa1n2. 2-3 , 18
(H1B) samá 2 [L=233013] n. right measure or proportion (ena , " exactly , precisely ") S3Br.
(H1B) samá 2 [L=233014] n. settlement , compensation Mn. viii , 177
(H1B) samá 2 [L=233015] n. good circumstances Mr2icch.
(H1B) samá 2 [L=233016] n. (in rhet.) a partic. figure , sameness of objects compared to one another Prata1p. Kuval.
(H1B) samá 2 [L=233017] n. (in geom.) a mean proportional segment (described as a fourth proportional to the two perpendiculars and the link or segment , and used for solving problems in a trapezium) Col.
(H1B) samá 2 [L=233018] n. = samā f. a year (» pāpa-s° , puṇya-s° , and su-ṣama)
(H1) sa-ma 3 [p= 1153,2] [L=233330] mfn. (fr. 7. sa mā) " together with lakṣmi " , happy , prosperous Nalo7d.
(H2) sama [p= 1332,3] [L=340490] (in comp.)
samasaṃsthita

(H3) samá--saṃsthita [p= 1153,1] [L=233199] mfn. being in easy circumstances Mr2icch.