Bhandagopaka, Bhāṇḍagopaka, Bhanda-gopaka: 2 definitions



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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Bhāṇḍagopaka (भाण्डगोपक).—the keeper of vessels (in a temple); Buddh.

Derivable forms: bhāṇḍagopakaḥ (भाण्डगोपकः).

Bhāṇḍagopaka is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms bhāṇḍa and gopaka (गोपक).

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

Bhāṇḍagopaka (भाण्डगोपक):—[=bhāṇḍa-gopaka] [from bhāṇḍa] m. the keeper of vessels or utensils (in a temple), [Buddhist literature]

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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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