Bhandaka, Bhaṇḍaka, Bhāṇḍaka: 6 definitions
Bhandaka 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: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
bhaṇḍaka : (nt.) good; wares; implements; articles.Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Bhaṇḍaka, (adj. in sense of collect. nt.) (fr. bhaṇḍa) 1. article, implement; kīḷā° toys J. VI, 6.—2. belongings, property Vin. IV, 225.—3. trappings, in assa° horsetrappings J. II, 113. (Page 497)
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: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Bhaṇḍaka (भण्डक).—A species of wag-tail.
Derivable forms: bhaṇḍakaḥ (भण्डकः).
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Bhāṇḍaka (भाण्डक).—A small vessel, cup.
-kam Goods, merchandise, wares.
Derivable forms: bhāṇḍakaḥ (भाण्डकः), bhāṇḍakam (भाण्डकम्).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-kaḥ) A wagtail. E. kan added to the preceding.
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(-kaḥ) A cup, a plate, a vessel or utensil. n.
(-kaṃ) Goods, merchandize. E. bhāṇḍa and kan added.
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 (3): Khandhaka (by I. B. Horner)
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The Mahavastu (great story) (by J. J. Jones)