Chandapatana, aka: Chandapātana, Chanda-patana; 2 Definition(s)


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Chandapātana (छन्दपातन).—A religious hypocrite. L. D. B.

Derivable forms: chandapātanaḥ (छन्दपातनः).

Chandapātana is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms chanda and pātana (पातन).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Chandapātana (छन्दपातन).—m.

(-naḥ) A hypocrite, a pretended and false ascetic. E. chanda subjection, (of all human beings,) and pātana obtaining, from pat to go, affix lyuṭ; also chandakapātana.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
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