Arhanta: 3 definitions
Arhanta 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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Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Arhanta (अर्हन्त).—a. (arh-bā° jha) Worthy, deserving.
-ntaḥ 1 A Buddha.
2) A Buddhist mendicant.
3) Name of Śiva.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-ntaḥ) 1. A Saugata or follower of the doctrines of Buddha. 2. A religious mendicant of the same sect. 3. A name of Siva. E. arha to worship, &c. and anta irregular 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: Carihanta.
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