Akhandita, Akhaṇḍita: 7 definitions

Introduction

Introduction:

Akhandita means something in Buddhism, Pali, Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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.

In Buddhism

Tibetan Buddhism (Vajrayana or tantric Buddhism)

Source: academia.edu: The Structure and Meanings of the Heruka Maṇḍala

Akhaṇḍita (अखण्डित) refers to one of the eight charnel grounds (śmaśāna) of the Kāyacakra, according to the 10th century Ḍākārṇava chapter 15. Accordingly, the kāyacakra refers to one of the four divisions of the nirmāṇa-puṭa (‘emanation layer’), situated in the Herukamaṇḍala. Akhaṇḍita is associated with the tree (vṛkṣa) named Udumbara and with the hell-guardian (narakapāla) named Udumbarī.

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Tibetan Buddhism includes schools such as Nyingma, Kadampa, Kagyu and Gelug. Their primary canon of literature is divided in two broad categories: The Kangyur, which consists of Buddha’s words, and the Tengyur, which includes commentaries from various sources. Esotericism and tantra techniques (vajrayāna) are collected indepently.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Akhandita in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

akhaṇḍita (अखंडित).—a (S) Unbroken: also unparted off or undivided. 2 Uninterrupted, unintermitted, continuous. 3 fig. Immense, vast, boundless. Used freely with jñāna-buddhi-parākrama-sampatti-lakṣmī and similar words. 4 Unrefuted, unredargued. a0 lakṣmīalaṅkṛta (Glorious through unmeasured wealth.) A phrase used in letters to powerful or affluent men amongst Maraṭhas; forming part of the address or the initial and complimentary portion.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

akhaṇḍita (अखंडित).—a Unbroken; vast; continuous.

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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Akhandita in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Akhaṇḍita (अखण्डित).—a. [na. ta.]

1) Unbroken, undivided.

2) Uninterrupted, perpetual, undisturbed, continuous; °ता मे वाणिज्या (tā me vāṇijyā) Mu.1; अखण्डितं प्रेम लभस्व पत्युः (akhaṇḍitaṃ prema labhasva patyuḥ) Ku.7.28 everlasting, unbroken.

3) Unimpaired; unrefuted &c.; भट्टिन्या अखण्डितात् प्रणयात् (bhaṭṭinyā akhaṇḍitāt praṇayāt) M.3. never disappoinied; शतमखं तमखण्डितपौरुषम् (śatamakhaṃ tamakhaṇḍitapauruṣam) R.9.13 whose prowess knows no repulse or defeat.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Akhaṇḍita (अखण्डित).—mfn.

(-taḥ-tā-taṃ) 1. Unbroken, undivided. 2. Undisturbed, uninterrupted, continuous. 3. Unrefuted. E. a neg. khaṇḍita divided.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Akhaṇḍita (अखण्डित).—[adjective] unbroken, uninterrupted, undisturbed.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Akhaṇḍita (अखण्डित):—[=a-khaṇḍita] [from a-khaṇḍa] mfn. unbroken, undivided, unimpaired

2) [v.s. ...] unrefuted.

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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 (even English!). 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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