Andaka, Aṇḍaka: 7 definitions
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Vastushastra (architecture)Source: Wisdom Library: Vāstu-śāstra
Aṇḍaka (अण्डक) is a Sanskrit technical term translating to “spike” or “cupola”, and is used throughout Vāstuśāstra (branch of Hindu science dealing with architecture and construction).
Vastushastra (वास्तुशास्त्र, vāstuśāstra) refers to the ancient Indian science (shastra) of architecture (vastu), dealing with topics such architecture, sculpture, town-building, fort building and various other constructions. Vastu also deals with the philosophy of the architectural relation with the cosmic universe.
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Pali-English dictionarySource: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
aṇḍaka : (nt.) 1. an egg; 2. the testicles.Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
1) Aṇḍaka, 2 (adj.) (Sk.? prob. an inorganic form; the diaeresis of caṇḍaka into c° aṇḍaka seems very plausible. As to meaning cp. DhsA.396 and see Dhs.trsl. 349, also Morris J. P. T. S. 1893, 6, who, not satisfactorily, tries to establish a relation to ard, as in aṭṭa3) only used of vācā, speech: harsh, rough, insolent M.I, 286; A.V, 265, 283, 293 (gloss kaṇṭakā); J.III, 260; Dhs.1343, cp. DhsA.396. (Page 17)
2) Aṇḍaka, 1 (nt.) = aṇḍa, egg DhA.I, 60; III, 137 (sakuṇ°). (Page 17)
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.
Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Aṇḍaka (अण्डक).—[aṇḍa, svārthe kan]
1) The scrotum.
-kam [alpārthe kan] A small egg; जगदण्डकैकतरखण्डमिव (jagadaṇḍakaikatarakhaṇḍamiva) Śi.9.9.
2) A cupola; शोभनैः पत्रवल्लिभिरण्डकैश्च विभूषितः (śobhanaiḥ patravallibhiraṇḍakaiśca vibhūṣitaḥ) Matsya. P.269.2.
Derivable forms: aṇḍakaḥ (अण्डकः).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-kaḥ) The scrotum. E. aṇḍa scrotum. and kan aff.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Aṇḍaka (अण्डक).—[aṇḍa + ka], n. 1. A bird’s egg. 2. An egg in general, [Śiśupālavadha] 9, 9.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Aṇḍaka (अण्डक):—[from aṇḍa] m. the scrotum
2) [v.s. ...] n. an egg.
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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Early Chola Temples (by S. R. Balasubrahmanyam)
The Religion and Philosophy of Tevaram (Thevaram) (by M. A. Dorai Rangaswamy)
Chapter 21 - Thirukalayanallur or Tirukkalaya Nallur (Hymn 16) < [Volume 3.2 - Pilgrim’s progress: to Chola]
Chapter 1 - The Pandavas Prepare for War < [Udyoga Parva]
Chapter 2 - Lord Krishna Visits the Pandavas < [Vana Parva]
Part II - The Suttanta Pairs Of Terms < [Book III - The Division Entitled 'elimination']
Apadana commentary (Atthakatha) (by U Lu Pe Win)
Commentary on the biography of the the thera Sāriputta < [Chapter 1 - Buddhavagga (Buddha section)]