Acaracandrika, aka: Ācāracandrikā, Acara-candrika; 2 Definition(s)


Acaracandrika means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

Alternative spellings of this word include Acharachandrika.

India history and geogprahy

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Ācāracandrikā (आचारचन्द्रिका) is the name of a work ascribed to Padmanābha-datta (1350-1400 C.E.): well-known as the founder of saupadma school of Sanskrit Grammar and a resident of Bhoragrāma of Mithilā (now in modern Bihar state). Also see the “New Catalogus Catalogorum” XI. p. 128.

Source: Shodhganga: a concise history of Sanskrit Chanda literature (history)
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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

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Ācāracandrikā (आचारचन्द्रिका).—Name of a work on the religious customs of the Śūdras

Ācāracandrikā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms ācāra and candrikā (चन्द्रिका).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.

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