Balakin, Bālakin, Balākin: 6 definitions
Balakin 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.
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Pali-English dictionarySource: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Bālakin, (adj.) (fr. bālaka) having fools, consisting of fools; f. °inī M. I, 373 (parisā). (Page 486)
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 dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Balākin (बलाकिन्).—a. Abounding in cranes; कालिकेव निबिडा बलाकिनी (kālikeva nibiḍā balākinī) R.11.15; Kumārasambhava 7.39.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Balākin (बलाकिन्).—i. e. balāka + in, I. adj. Having cranes, [Raghuvaṃśa, (ed. Stenzler.)] 11, 15. Ii. m. A proper name, [Johnson's Selections from the Mahābhārata.] 42, 58.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Balākin (बलाकिन्):—[from balāka] mfn. abounding in cranes, [Kālidāsa] (cf. [gana] vrīhy-ādi)
2) [v.s. ...] m. Name of a son of Dhṛta-rāṣṭra, [Mahābhārata]
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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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