|Etymology/ Definition|| संस्कारो हि गुणान्तराधानमुच्यते । च.वि. १/२०/२|
संस्कारश्च बहुविधविकल्प इति योजना । च.सू.२५/४९ चक्रपाणि
|Literary Meaning||Processing, M / W – refining|
|Implied Meaning||All the processes, which bring about a desired change in the properties of any substance, are termed as Samskaara .|
|Elaboration||This is one of the set of eleven Paraadi attributes.|
Contact with water, contact with fire, contact with fire and water together, storage in a particular vessel, effect of time, cleansing, triturating etc. are some of the modalities that bring about a change in the inherent properties of the substances. These are collectively called Samskaara .
This is done to suppress the undesired effects and to generate the desired ones in a substance.
|Contemporary Colloquial||Processing, treating, converting|
Last updated on June 17th, 2021 at 05:48 am