Avantikhanda, Avantikhaṇḍa: 2 definitions



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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum

1) Avantikhaṇḍa (अवन्तिखण्ड) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—paur. NW. 462.

2) Avantikhaṇḍa (अवन्तिखण्ड):—of the Skandapurāṇa. [Bhau Dāji Memorial] 63. Stein 216.

3) Avantīkhaṇḍa (अवन्तीखण्ड):—from the Skandapurāṇa. As p. 14. Cs 4, 212. 253 (inc.). Io. 391. 2622.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Avantikhaṇḍa (अवन्तिखण्ड):—[=avanti-khaṇḍa] [from avanti > avantaka] n. a portion of the Skanda-purāṇa

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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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