Chandika; 1 Definition(s)
Chandika means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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.
Alternative spellings of this word include Chhandika.
Ambiguity: Although Chandika has separate glossary definitions below, it also represents an alternative spelling of the Sanskrit word Candika. It further has the optional forms Chaṇḍikā and Chāṇḍikā.
Languages of India and abroad
Chandika, (adj.) (see chanda) having zeal, endeavouring usually as a° without (right) effort, & always combd w. anādara & assaddha Pug.13; Vbh.341; PvA.54 (v. l.), 175. (Page 275)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 3 books and stories containing Chandika. You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
The Garuda Purana (by Manmatha Nath Dutt)
Chapter XXIV - The worship of Ganapati < [Agastya Samhita]
Chapter CXXXIV - Maha Kausika Vratas etc < [Brihaspati (Nitisara) Samhita]
Chapter CCXXIII - The Tripura Vidya < [Dhanvantari Samhita]
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Yoga Vasistha [English], Volume 1-4 (by Vihari-Lala Mitra)
Chapter CXXXIV - The story of the carcass continued < [Book VII - Nirvana prakarana part 2 (nirvana prakarana)]