The Joyous Meditation Teachings of Lorin Roche


Sense of Touch - Sparsa





sparśa
sparśa [p= 1268,2] [L=256548]
śana &c » p.1269.
sparśá [p= 1269,1] [L=256604]
touching (in a-bhūtala-sp° , mana-sp° , q.v.)
sparśá [L=256605]
(ifc. f(ā). ) touch , sense of touch (-tas ind. e.g. sparśa-ta sukha tat , " that is pleasant to the touch ") , contact (fig. applied to the beginning of an eclipse or to any astron. contact) Mn. MBh. VarBr2S. &c
sparśá [L=256606]
(in gram.) collective N. of the twenty-five consonants constituting the five classes from k to m (so-called because formed by complete contact of the organs of utterance ; cf. sthāna and spṛṣṭa) Pra1t. ChUp. BhP.
sparśá [L=256607]
(in phil.) the quality of tangibility (which constitutes the skin's viaya q.v.) IW. 68
sparśá [L=256608]
any quality which is perceptible by touching any object (e.g. heat , cold , smoothness , softness &c ) MBh. &c
sparśá [L=256609]
feeling , sensation (e.g. sira-śūla-sp° , " sensation of headache ") S3Br. &c
sparśá [L=256610]
pleasant feeling MBh. v , 1366
sparśá [L=256611]
unpleasant or morbid sensation , illness Pa1n2. 3-3 , 16 Va1rtt. 1 Pat.
sparśá [L=256612]
air , wind L.
sparśá [L=256613]
(accord. to some) temperature Nya1yad.
sparśá [L=256614]
a kind of sexual union L.
sparśá [L=256615]
a gift , offering (» kāka-sp° and sp°-yajña below)
sparśá [L=256616]
w.r. for spaśa , a spy MBh. S3is3.
sparśá [L=256618]
(a word of unknown meaning) Hariv. 10243.
(H1) °
(H2) mfn.
(H2B) m.
(H2B) m.
(H2B) m.
(H2B) m.
(H2B) m.
(H2B) m.
(H2B) m.
(H2B) m.
(H2B) m.
(H2B) m.
(H2B) m.
(H2B) m.
(H2B) f.




spś
Westergaard Dhatupatha links: 28.128
Whitney Roots links: spfS
spś 1 [p= 1269,1] [p= 1268,3] [L=256602]
( Dha1tup. xxviii , 128) spśáti (mc. also °te ; pr. p. spśāna MBh. ; impf. asparśat BhP. ; pf. pasparśa , paspśu , paspśe ib. &c ; Subj. paspárśat RV. ; aor. aspkat AV. Br. ; asprākīt Br. MBh. ; aspārkīt Gr. ; Prec. spśyāt MBh. ; fut. spraṣṭā or sparṣṭā Gr. ; sparkyati ib. ; sprakyati MBh. ; inf. spraṣṭum ib. &c ; -spṛ́śe RV. ; -spṛ́śas Br. ; ind.p. spṛṣṭ , -spṛ́śya ib. &c ) , to touch , feel with the hand , lay the hand on (acc. or loc.) , graze , stroke RV. &c  ; 
to handle , take hold of (
anyo 'nya hastau spśata , " they mutually touch or shake hands ") MBh. Ka1v. &c  ; 
(with
apá , udakam , jalam ; or adbhis &c ) to touch or sip water , wash or sprinkle certain parts of the body with water Gr2S3rS. Mn. ii , 60 MBh. &c  ; 
to touch so as to hurt , injure , harm
Katha1s.  ; 
to perceive or feel by touch
Up. Mn. VarBr2S.  ; 
to touch , come into contact (
lit. ; and fig. in astron. sense) VarBr2S.  ; 
to reach or penetrate to (
loc. or acc. ; with karam , " to come to the ears " ; with kriyām , " to set about any action ") MBh. R. &c  ; 
to come up to , equal (
acc. ; with girā , " to equal with words " i.e. " to be able to describe ") Ka1v.  ; 
to act upon , affect
Sarvad. BhP.  ; 
to touch
i.e. endow or fill with (instr.) RV. iv , 3 , 15  ; 
to touch
i.e. befall , fall to the lot of , come upon , visit , afflict (acc.) ChUp. MBh. Ka1v. &c  ; 
to touch , take hold of , make one's own , appropriate
MBh. iv , 135  ; 
to attain to , obtain , experience , undergo
MBh. Ka1m. &c  ; 
to grant , bestow (
cf. Caus.) BhP. : Pass. spśyate (aor. asparśi) , to be touched or seized or affected by MBh. &c : Caus. sparśayati , °te (aor. apasparśat or apispśat ; Subj. pispśa , °śati RV. ) , to cause to touch (two acc.) , bring into immediate contact with (loc. or instr.) Mn. MBh. &c  ; 
to convey to (
loc.) RV.  ; 
to fill or cover with (
instr.) &c  ; 
to perceive by touch , feel
MaitrUp.  ; 
to offer , present , give
Mn. MBh. &c : Desid. pispkati (cf. pispku) Gr.: Intens. parīspśyate , parīspraṣṭi , parīsparṣṭi ib.
spś 2 [p= 1269,2] [L=256680]
(generally ifc. ; nom. spk) touching , coming into contact with (» kiti- , śava-spś &c )

» gagana- , bhūspś &c )

Ka1v.
spś 2 [L=256683]
= spkkā VarBr2S. Sch.
(H1) cl.6 P.
(H2) mfn.
[L=256681]reaching to (
[L=256682]experiencing , betraying
(H2B) f.
 spariśa
spariśa [p= 1268,2] [L=256520]
[p= 1269,1].
spariśa [p= 1269,1] [L=256603]
touch (= sparśa) L.
(H1) »
(H2) m.
 






śabdasparśarasa
śábda--sparśa-rasa [p= 1053,2] [L=212837]
sound and touch and taste R.
(H3) m. pl.




saspś
sa- √ spś [p= 1122,1] [L=227296]
-spśati (rarely A1. °te) , to touch , bring into contact with (A1. " touch one's self ") AV. &c  ; 
(with or without
salilam , apas &c ) to touch water , sprinkle , wash MBh. R.  ; 
to touch , come into contact (in astrol , sense)
VarBr2S.  ; 
to reach or penetrate to , attain
MBh. Katha1s. BhP. Ja1takam.  ; 
to come into close relation with (
acc.) Ra1jat.  ; 
to come upon , visit , afflict
R.  ; 
to take out of (
abl.) MBh. viii , 788 : Caus. -sparśayati , to bring into contact TS. Br. S3rS.
sa-spś [L=227305]
touching (comp.) Amar.
(H1) P.
(H2) mfn.



sparśāśana
sparśā* śana [p= 1269,2] [L=256653]
" feeding on mere touch " , N. of a class of gods MBh.
(H3) m. pl.