Arambanaka, Ārambaṇaka: 1 definition

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Arambanaka means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Ārambaṇaka (आरम्बणक).—nt., = ālambana(ka) as architectural term: Mahāvyutpatti 5589 = Tibetan gdaṅ bu, peg, nail, or step (of a ladder); Chin. staircase or step of a ladder. Associated with 5586 vedikā, 5587 sūcakaḥ, 5588 śaṅkuḥ, 5590 sūcikā, 5591 adhiṣṭhānam; compare s.v. ālambana.

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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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