Candipati, Caṇḍīpati, Candi-pati: 2 definitions


Candipati 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 Chandipati.

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Caṇḍīpati (चण्डीपति).—an epithet of Śiva; पुण्यं यायास्त्रिभुवनगुरीर्धाम चण्डीश्वरस्य (puṇyaṃ yāyāstribhuvanagurīrdhāma caṇḍīśvarasya) Me.33. °मण्डनम् (maṇḍanam) poison (kālakūṭam); मथ्यमानोऽद्रिणा पूर्वं ददौ चण्डीशमण्डनम् (mathyamāno'driṇā pūrvaṃ dadau caṇḍīśamaṇḍanam) Bm.1.13.

Derivable forms: caṇḍīpatiḥ (चण्डीपतिः).

Caṇḍīpati is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms caṇḍī and pati (पति). See also (synonyms): caṇḍeśa, caṇḍyīśa, caṇḍeśvara, caṇḍyīśvara, caṇḍāpati.

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

Caṇḍīpati (चण्डीपति):—[=caṇḍī-pati] [from caṇḍī > caṇḍ] m. ‘Caṇḍī’s lord’, Śiva, [Mahāvīra-caritra ii, 35.]

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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. 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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