Candin, Caṇḍin: 1 definition
Candin means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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.
Alternative spellings of this word include Chandin.
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
Caṇḍin (चण्डिन्).—A Parāśara clan.*
- * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 8. 95.
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.
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Ends with: Picandin.
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The Padma Purana (by N.A. Deshpande)
Chapter 13 - Jālandhara Disguised as Śiva Goes to Pārvatī < [Section 6 - Uttara-Khaṇḍa (Concluding Section)]
Chapter 18 - Jālandhara Is Killed < [Section 6 - Uttara-Khaṇḍa (Concluding Section)]
The Brahmanda Purana (by G.V. Tagare)
Chapter 8 - The race of the sages: Atri and Vasiṣṭha < [Section 3 - Upodghāta-pāda]