Chandena: 1 definition

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Chandena 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 Chhandena.

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Sanskrit dictionary

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

1) Chandena (छन्देन):—[from chanda > chad] ind. [instrumental case] ([also with svena, [viii, 1249; Rāmāyaṇa ii, 83, 25]; or ifc. with sva- ([Harivaṃśa 7017]) or ātma-, [Mahābhārata v, xiii; Rāmāyaṇa v, 26, 18]]) according to one’s own wish, [Manu-smṛti viii, 176; Nalopākhyāna xxiii, 15; Rāmāyaṇa v]

2) [v.s. ...] according to the wish of ([genitive case]), [Mahābhārata iii, 7096; Harivaṃśa 7097]

3) [v.s. ...] (a-cch [negative] ‘against the wish of’) 7098 and 8557

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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 (even English!). 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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