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.

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Pali-English dictionary

Chandika, (adj.) (see chanda) having zeal, endeavouring usually as 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
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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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