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Śaṭikā, aka: Satika, Sāṭikā, Shatika; 3 Definition(s)


Śaṭikā means something in Buddhism, Pali, Hinduism, Sanskrit. Check out some of the following descriptions and leave a comment if you want to add your own contribution to this article.

The Sanskrit term Śaṭikā can be transliterated into English as Shatika or Satika, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Āyurveda (science of life)

Śaṭikā (शटिका) is another name (synonym) for Śaṭī, which is a Sanskrit name for the plant Hedychium spicatum (spiked ginger lily). This synonym was identified by Narahari in his 13th-century Rājanighaṇṭu (verses 6.226-227), which is an Āyurvedic medicinal thesaurus.

Source: Wisdom Library: Āyurveda and botany

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Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Hindu science dealing with subjects such as health, medicine, anatomy, etc. and has been in use throughout India since ancient times.

In Buddhism


Sāṭikā, (f.)=sāṭaka Vin. I, 292 sq.; II, 31; 272, 279 (udaka° bathing mantle) J. I, 330; Vism. 339 (in simile); Miln. 240 (cp. M. III, 253). sāṭiya the same Vin. II, 177 (°gāhāpaka receiver of undergarments). (Page 702)

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Satika, (adj.) (-°) (fr. sata1) consisting of a hundred, belonging to a hundred; yojanasatika extending one hundred yojanas Vin. II, 238; vīsaṃvassasatika of hundred and twenty years’standing Vin. II, 303. (Page 672)

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

sāṭikā : (f.) a clothe; a cloak.

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

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Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.

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