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samAna

Samana Samana extends from the heart to the solar plexus; it concerns food and the nourishing of the body through the medium of food and drink and has a special relation to the stomach. http://laluni.helloyou.ws/netnews/bk/patanjali/patanjali-bk3-39.html samAna m. (for {samAna} and {sa-mAna} see p. 1160) one of the five vital airs (that which circulates about the navel and is essential to digestion it is personified as a son of Sadhya 2 samana n. (prob. connected with 2. {sam} , or 2. {sama}) meeting (cf. {a-samana}) , assembly , concourse , festival intercourse , commerce , pursuit amorous union , embrace conflict , strife i 3 samanA ind. in one point , together at a time , all at once likewise , uniformly 4 samAna mf({I4} , or {A})n. (connected with 1. and 2. {sama} ; in RV. v , 87 , 4 abl. sg. {samAnasmAs} for {samAnAt} see 1. {sama} ; for {sam-ana} see {sam-an} , for {sa-mAna} see col. 3) same , identical uniform , one (= {eka} L.) RV. &c. &c. ; alike , similar , equal (in size , age , rank , sense or meaning &c.) , equal or like to (with instr. gen. , or comp.) VS. &c. &c. ; having the same place or organ of utterance , honogeneous (as a sound or letter) holding the middle between two extremes , middling moderate ; common , general , universal all RV. Br. S3rS. BhP. ; whole (as a number opp to a fraction 4 ; being (= {sat} , after an adj.) virtuous , good L. ; {-varNa-bhid} L. ; ({am}) ind. like , equally with (instr.) m.an equal. friend f. a kind of metre Pin3g. ; (prob.) n. N. of wk. (cf. {zAkhA-s-}). 5 samAna 1 mfn. (for {samAna} see col. 1 ; for {sam-Ana} see p. 1154 , col. 2)possessing honour or esteem , honoured by (gen.) with anger BhP. 6 samAna 2 mfn. (for 1. see above) having the same measure L. 7 sAmana 1 mf({A})n. (for 2. see under 2. {sAman}) rich , affluent , abundant (others `common , universal) RV. iii , 30 , 9. 8 sAmana 2 mfn. (for 1. see under 1.{sAman}) quiet , calm RV. x , 85 , 9. 9 sAmAna Vr2iddhi form of 2. {samAna} in comp.
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