Anandaka, Ānandaka: 7 definitions
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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)
Ānandaka (आनन्दक).—Same as anicakam varṣa.*
- * Matsya-purāṇa 122. 23.
The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.
Languages of India and abroad
anandaka (अनंदक).—a unc (a & nāndaṇēṃ) Uninhabitable (considered as haunted or unlucky)--a house.
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.
Ānandaka (आनन्दक).—a. Delighting, gladdening, blessing.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Ānandaka (आनन्दक).—[ā-nand + aka], adj. Delighting, [Hitopadeśa] i. [distich] 204 v. r.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Ānandaka (आनन्दक):—[=ā-nandaka] [from ā-nand] mf(ā)n. gladdening, rejoicing, [Hitopadeśa; Kādambarī]
2) [v.s. ...] n. Name of a lake.
[Sanskrit to German]
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.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Starts with: Anandakalika, Anandakanana, Anandakananamahatmya, Anandakanda, Anandakandacampu, Anandakandachampu, Anandakara, Anandakaraka, Anandakarin, Anandakatha, Anandakavi, Anandakavya.
Ends with: Bhuvanandaka, Cullanandaka, Sanandaka, Upanandaka.
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The Agni Purana (by N. Gangadharan)
Brihad Bhagavatamrita (commentary) (by Śrī Śrīmad Bhaktivedānta Nārāyana Gosvāmī Mahārāja)
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