The Joyous Meditation Teachings of Lorin Roche


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ama-Equipoise and sama - equal



śama
śama [p= 1053,3] [L=212912]
tranquillity , calmness , rest , equanimity , quietude or quietism , absence of passion , abstraction from eternal objects through intense meditation (śamak , " to calm one's self " , " be tranquil ") Mn. MBh. &c

*rdham) MBh.

dharma and husband of prā*pti) MBh.

MBh. Ka1v. &c

Ta1n2d2Br.

W.

L.

Ra1jat.

cf. śaya) L.

w.r. for śapa) L.

of a king of the nandi-vegas MBh.

andhaka Hariv.

dharma-sūtra BhP.
śáma [L=212926]
tame , domestic RV. i , 32 , 15 ; 33 , 15.
śama [p= 1332,2] [L=339860]
comp.)
(H2) m.
[L=212913]peace , peace with (
[L=212914]Quietism or Tranquillity (personified as a son of
[L=212915]tranquillization , pacification , allayment , alleviation , cessation , extinction
[L=212916]absence of sexual passion or excitement , impotence
[L=212917]alleviation or cure of disease , convalescence
[L=212918]final happiness , emancipation from all the illusions of existence
[L=212919]indifference , apathy
[L=212920]the hand (
[L=212921]imprecation , malediction (
[L=212922]N.
[L=212923]of a son of
[L=212924]of a son of
(H2B) mfn.
(H2) (in


sama
sama 1 [p= 1152,1] [L=232988]
(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. μός , μός ; Goth. suma ; Angl.Sax. sum ; Eng. some.]
samá 2 [L=232989]
(ā́)n. (prob. originally identical with prec. ; cf. samāna) even , smooth , flat , plain , level , parallel (kara-s° , " on a level with the ear " ; bhūmi- or bhūme sama-k , " to make level with the earth ") RV. &c

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. ; sama-k , " to make equal , balance ") ib.

loc. or gen.) ib.

VarBr2S.

sama-k , " to put right or in order ") AitBr. &c &c

VarBr2S.

Mn. MBh. &c

ib.

Pan5cat.

L.
samá 2 [L=232999]
peace (perhaps w.r. for śama) R. Ka1m.
samá 2 [L=233000]
the point of intersection of the horizon and the meridian line Gol.
samá 2 [L=233001]
N. of partic. zodiacal signs (esp. vṛṣa , karkaa , kanyā , vścika , makara , and Mina) MW.
samá 2 [L=233002]
a kind of straight line placed over a numerical figure to mark the process of extracting the square root ib.
samá 2 [L=233003]
(in music) a kind of time Sam2gi1t.
samá 2 [L=233004]
a grass-conflagration L.
samá 2 [L=233005]
a jina Gal.
samá 2 [L=233006]
N. of a son of dharma VP.
samá 2 [L=233007]
of a son of dhtarāṣṭra MBh.
samá 2 [L=233008]
of a king of the nandi-vegas (v.l. śama) ib.
samá 2 [L=233010]
level ground , a plain (samé bhū́myā , " on level ground ") AV. S3Br. Mn. MBh. R.
samá 2 [L=233011]
equability , equanimity , imperturbability MBh.
samá 2 [L=233012]
likeness , similarity , equality (ena , " equally , in the same manner ") Ka1s3. on Pa1n2. 2-3 , 18
samá 2 [L=233013]
right measure or proportion (ena , " exactly , precisely ") S3Br.
samá 2 [L=233014]
settlement , compensation Mn. viii , 177
samá 2 [L=233015]
good circumstances Mr2icch.
samá 2 [L=233016]
(in rhet.) a partic. figure , sameness of objects compared to one another Prata1p. Kuval.
samá 2 [L=233017]
(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.
samá 2 [L=233018]
= samā f. a year (» pāpa-s° , puya-s° , and su-ama)
sa-ma 3 [p= 1153,2] [L=233330]
(fr. 7. sa mā) " together with lakmi " , happy , prosperous Nalo7d.
sama [p= 1332,3] [L=340490]
comp.)
(H1) mfn.
(H1) mf
[L=232990]same , equal , similar , like , equivalent , like to or identical or homogeneous with (
[L=232991]always the same , constant , unchanged , fair , impartial towards (
[L=232992]even (not " odd ") , a pair
[L=232993]having the right measure , regular , normal , right , straight (
[L=232994]equable , neutral , indifferent
[L=232995]equally distant from extremes , ordinary , common , middling
[L=232996]just , upright , good , straight , honest
[L=232997]easy , convenient
[L=232998]full , complete , whole , entire
(H1B) m.
(H1B) m.
(H1B) m.
(H1B) m.
(H1B) m.
(H1B) m.
(H1B) m.
(H1B) m.
(H1B) m.
(H1B) m.
(H1B) n.
(H1B) n.
(H1B) n.
(H1B) n.
(H1B) n.
(H1B) n.
(H1B) n.
(H1B) n.
(H1B) n.
(H1) mfn.
(H2) (in


Samatva as Even-mindedness


The social message of the Gita: symbolized as lokasaṁgraha : ... - Page 46
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Satya P. Agarwal - 1995 - 213 pages - Preview
The Gita attaches so much importance to samatva or even- mindedness that its usefulness is stressed in several places. The first reference to samatva occurs in slokas II.14-15, in the context of metaphysical knowledge. ...
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Understanding Karma: In Light of Paul Ricoeur's Philosophical ... - Page 167
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Shrinivas Tilak - 2006 - 515 pages - Preview
Samsiddhi through equanimity (samatva) The Gītā holds a promise of liberation for the yogin who can perfectly cultivate the vision of equanimity (samatva) toward all is first presented at 2:14-15 and repeated in several places ...
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The social role of the Gītā: how and why - Page 315
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Satya P. Agarwal - 1998 - 475 pages - Preview
The samatva-attitude towards a clod, a stone and a piece of gold which occurs in verse VI. ... Radhakrishnan comments on the yogi who has samatva of the first category: "He is unperturbed by things and happenings of the world and is ...
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Isavasya Upanisad - Page 104
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Swami Chinmayananda - 141 pages - Preview
The same state of mind has been described in the Gita also by the term samatva. Sri Aurobindo in his commentary on Isa ... Repulsion and attraction removed, we have samatva. ' The human individual is proving himself inefficient and ..
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Positioning yoga: balancing acts across cultures - Page 130
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Sarah Strauss - 2005 - 185 pages - Preview
The actual word used in the Bhagavad Gita verse cited above, samatva, is often translated as "equilibrium," but in the sense of dispassion, neither one thing nor another, of disinterest rather than balance.4 As with the translation of ...
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M-W reverse search for equipoise:



  • 1 pratyudyama (equipoise)
  • 2 pratyudyamin (equipoise)
  • 3 bhṛ (equipoise)
  • 4 savivadha (equipoise)
  • 5 sāmya (equipoise)
  • 6 sāmyāvasthā (equipoise)

pratyudyama

(H3) praty-° udyama [p= 678,1] [L=134378] m. ( Ta1n2d2Br. ) f. ( S3a1n3khBr. ) counterbalance , equipoise.
pratyudyamin

(H3) praty-° udyamin [L=134379] mfn. maintaining an equipoise , counterbalancing S3a1n3khBr.
bhṛ

Westergaard Dhatupatha links: 22.1
Whitney Roots links: Bf
(H1) bhṛ 1 [p= 764,3] [L=152494]
cl.1 P. A1. ( Dha1tup. xxii , 1) bhárati , °te ;

cl.3 P. A1. (xxv , 5) bíbharti (bibhárti only RV. iv , 50 , 7) , bibhṛte ;

cl.2 P. bhárti RV. i , 173 , 6 . (p. P. bíbhrat , q.v. ; A1. bibhrāṇa with act. meaning Ragh. , bibhramāṇa with pass. meaning RV. ; pf. jabhā́ra , jabhárat ; jabhre,ajabhartana ib. ; babhāra,babhṛma Br. &c ; p. babhrāṇá with pass. meaning RV. ; bibharāmbabhūva Ragh. , °rām-āsa Bhat2t2. ; aor. abhār RV. ; bhartám,bhṛtám Br. ; abhṛta Gr. ; abhārṣam Subj. bharṣat RV. ; abhāriṣam AV. ; Prec. bhriyāsam , °yāt Br. ; fut. bhariṣyati cond. ábhariṣyat RV. ; bhartā́ S3Br. ; inf. bhártum , bhártave , bhártavaí , Ved. ; bháradhyai RV. ; ind.p. -bhṛ́tya ib. &c ) , to bear , carry , convey , hold (" on " or " in " loc.) RV. &c ;

to wear i.e. let grow (hair , beard , nails) Mn. MBh. &c ;

to balance , hold in equipoise (as a pair of scales) Vishn2. ;

to bear i.e. contain , possess , have , keep (also " keep in mind ") RV. &c ;

to support , maintain , cherish , foster ib. ;

to hire , pay MBh. ;

to carry off or along (A1. bharate , " for one's self " i.e. gain , obtain , or = ferri " to be borne along ") RV. AV. ;

to bring , offer , procure , grant , bestow RV. &c ;

to endure , experience , suffer , undergo ib. ;

to lift up , raise (the voice or a sound ; A1. bharate , also " to rise , be heard ") RV. ;

to fill (the stomach) Pan5cat. ;

(with garbham) to conceive , become pregnant (cf. under √dhṛ) RV. ;

(with kṣitim) to take care of , rule , govern Ra1jat. ;

(with , ājñām) to submit to , obey ib. ;

(with ūrjām) to exert , employ Bhat2t2. : Pass. bhriyáte (ep. also °ti ; aor. abhāri) , to be borne &c RV. &c &c : Caus. bhārayati (aor. abībharat) , to cause to bear &c ;

to engage for hire MBh. : Desid. búbhūrṣati ( S3Br. Ma1rkP. ) , bibhariṣati ( Pa1n2. 8-2 , 49) , to wish to bear or support or maintain: Intens. báribharti (3. pl. °bhrati RV. , where also 2. du. jarbhṛtáḥ) , barībharti ( Ka1v. ) , to bear repeatedly or continually , carry hither and thither. [cf. Zd. bar ; Gk. φέρω ; Lat. fero ; Slav. brati ; Goth. bai4ran ;Germ. beran , ge-ba0ren ; Eng. bear.]

(H2) bhṛ [p= 770,3] [L=153803] (1. » [p= 764,3]) , in comp. for bhrū.
savivadha

(H3) sa--vivadha [p= 1191,1] [L=239570] mfn. holding the equipoise (-tvá n.) TS.
sāmya

(H1) sāmya [p= 1207,2] [L=242654] n. (fr. 2. sama) equality , evenness , equilibrium , equipoise , equal or normal state (acc. with √ nī , " to bring to that state " , " calm ") MBh. Ka1v. &c
[L=242655] likeness , sameness , identity with (instr. with and without saha , or gen. , or loc. , or comp.) Mun2d2Up. MBh. &c
[L=242656] equality of rank or position Mn. Ya1jn5. VarBr2S.
[L=242657] homogeneousness (of sounds) Vop.
[L=242658] measure , time MBh.
[L=242659] equability towards (loc. or prati) , impartiality , indifference Bhag. Kum. BhP.
[L=242660] justice (sāmyam- √kṛ , " to act justly towards [loc.] ") MBh.
[L=242661] v.l. for śalyā Ka1vya7d. i , 39.
sāmyāvasthā

(H3) sāmyā* vasthā [L=242667] f. a state of equipoise (of the 3 constituent ingredients of prakṛti ; » guṇa) Sarvad. Sa1m2khyak. : RTL. 32.