Aradhaka, aka: Ārādhaka; 6 Definition(s)
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ārādhaka : (m.) one who invites or propitiates.Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
Ārādhaka, (adj. -n.) (fr. ā + rādh) 1. (perhaps for *āraddhaka because of analogy to āraddha of ā + rabh) successful, accomplishing or accomplished, undertaking, eager Vin. I, 70 (an° one who fails); M. I, 491; II, 197 = A. I, 69 = Miln. 243; S. V, 19; A. V, 329 (in correlation with āraddhaviriya).—2. pleasing, propitiating Miln. 227; VvA. 220 (°ikā f.). (Page 108)Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
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.
ārādhaka (आराधक).—a S That worships, adores, serves, seeks to propitiate.Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
ārādhaka (आराधक).—a That worships or seeks to propitiate.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
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.
Ārādhaka (आराधक).—a. A worshipper.Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
(-kaḥ-kā-kaṃ) Who or what worships, a worshipper. E. āṅ before rādh to finish, and vun aff.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
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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ārādhana (आराधन).—n-nā f Worship; praising. Ac- complishment.
Ārādheti, (Caus. of ā + rādh, in meaning 2 confused with ārabhati. In BSk. strangely distorted ...
Āraddha, (adj.) (pp. of ā + rabh) begun, started, bent on, undertaking, holding on to, resolved...
Anārādhaka, (adj.) (an + ārādhaka) one who fails, unsuccessful Vin.I, 70. (Page 32)
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