Chanaka, aka: Chaṇaka; 2 Definition(s)
Chanaka means something in 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.
Ambiguity: Although Chanaka has separate glossary definitions below, it also represents an alternative spelling of the Sanskrit word Canaka. It further has the optional forms Chaṇaka and Chāṇaka.
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chanaka : (nt.) the dung of animals.Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
Chaṇaka, (=akkhaṇa? Kern; cp. Sk. *ākhaṇa) the Chaṇaka plant Miln.352; cp. akkhaṇa. (Page 274)Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
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.
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Search found 9 books and stories containing Chanaka, Chaṇaka, Chāṇaka; (plurals include: Chanakas, Chaṇakas, Chāṇakas). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
Rasa Jala Nidhi, vol 1: Initiation, Mercury and Laboratory (by Bhudeb Mookerjee)
Part 9 - Mercurial operations (7): Restraint of Mercury (niyamana) < [Chapter IV-V - Mercurial operations]
Part 1 - Definitions of technical terms < [Chapter VII - Enumeration of technical terms]
Part 1 - Additional process for transformation of base metals into gold and silver < [Chapter VIII - Conclusion of first volume]
Rasa Jala Nidhi, vol 3: Metals, Gems and other substances (by Bhudeb Mookerjee)
Part 16 - Fermented non-alcoholics (6): Kanji < [Chapter XXXIII - Spirituous liquors (Sandhana or Samdhana)]
Part 23 - Purification of tuber poisons < [Chapter XXX - Visha (poisons)]
Part 2 - Extraction of oil from seeds of Ankola or Ankolla < [Chapter XXXII - Extraction of oil from seeds]
Rasa Jala Nidhi, vol 2: Minerals (uparasa) (by Bhudeb Mookerjee)
Part 6 - Using haritala < [Chapter XII - Uparasa (13): Haritala (orpiment)]
Part 3 - Incineration of haritala < [Chapter XII - Uparasa (13): Haritala (orpiment)]
Rasa Jala Nidhi, vol 4: Iatrochemistry (by Bhudeb Mookerjee)
Part 1 - Characteristics of Udavarta and Anaha < [Chapter VIII - Udavarta and Anaha]
Part 33 - Treatment for indigestion (31): Kravyada rasa < [Chapter IV - Irregularity of the digesting heat]
Part 38 - Treatment for indigestion (36): Dvitiya-kravyada rasa < [Chapter IV - Irregularity of the digesting heat]
Rasa Jala Nidhi, vol 5: Treatment of various afflictions (by Bhudeb Mookerjee)
Sushruta Samhita, volume 4: Cikitsasthana (by Kaviraj Kunja Lal Bhishagratna)