Arkacandana, Arka-candana: 2 definitions
Arkacandana 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.
Alternative spellings of this word include Arkachandana.
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Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Arkacandana (अर्कचन्दन).—a kind of red sandal (raktacandana).
Derivable forms: arkacandanaḥ (अर्कचन्दनः).
Arkacandana is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms arka and candana (चन्दन).
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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