Aradhaka, Ārādhaka: 7 definitions
Aradhaka means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, 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.
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Pali-English dictionarySource: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
ārādhaka : (m.) one who invites or propitiates.Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's 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)
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.
Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
ārādhaka (आराधक).—a S That worships, adores, serves, seeks to propitiate.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
ārādhaka (आराधक).—a That worships or seeks to propitiate.
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.
Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Ārādhaka (आराधक).—a. A worshipper.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-kaḥ-kā-kaṃ) Who or what worships, a worshipper. E. āṅ before rādh to finish, and vun aff.
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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Ends with: Anaradhaka.
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