Asandi, Āsandi, Āsandī: 4 definitions
Asandi means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali. 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.
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: JatLand: List of Mahabharata people and places
Āsandī (आसन्दी) is a name mentioned in the Mahābhārata (cf. V.31.19 ) and represents one of the many proper names used for people and places. Note: The Mahābhārata (mentioning Āsandī) is a Sanskrit epic poem consisting of 100,000 ślokas (metrical verses) and is over 2000 years old.
The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.
Languages of India and abroad
Pali-English dictionarySource: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
āsandi : (f.) a long chair; deck-chair.Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Āsandi, (f.) (fr. ā + sad) an extra long chair, a deck-chair Vin. I, 192; II, 142, 163, 169, 170; D. I, 7 (= pamāṇâtikkant’āsanaṃ DA. I, 86), 55 = M. I, 515 = S. III, 307 (used as a bier) A. I, 181; J. I, 108. See note at Dial. I. 11. (Page 114)
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.
Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Āsandī (आसन्दी):—[from āsanda] f. a chair or stool (generally made of basket work), [Atharva-veda; Vājasaneyi-saṃhitā; Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa; Kātyāyana-śrauta-sūtra; Taittirīya-saṃhitā etc.]
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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Vinaya Pitaka (2): Bhikkhuni-vibhanga (the analysis of Nun’ rules) (by I. B. Horner)
List of Mahabharata people and places (by Laxman Burdak)
Vinaya (3): The Cullavagga (by T. W. Rhys Davids)
Cullavagga, Khandaka 6, Chapter 14 < [Khandaka 6 - On Dwellings and Furniture]
Cullavagga, Khandaka 6, Chapter 2 < [Khandaka 6 - On Dwellings and Furniture]
Vinaya Pitaka (3): Khandhaka (by I. B. Horner)
Rejection of high and broad seats < [5. Leather (Camma)]
Allowance for the first seat, etc. < [16. Lodgings (Sayanāsana)]
Satapatha Brahmana (by Julius Eggeling)