Chataka, aka: Chātaka; 4 Definition(s)
Chataka means something in Buddhism, Pali, Marathi. 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 Chataka has separate glossary definitions below, it also represents an alternative spelling of the Sanskrit word Cataka. It further has the optional forms Chātaka, Chaṭakā and Chaṭaka.
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chātaka : (nt.) hunger; famine.(Source): BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
Chātaka, (fr. prec.) 1. adj. hungry J.I, 245, 266.—2. (nt.) hunger, famine J.I, 266; II, 124, 149, 367; VI, 487; DhA.I, 170. (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.
chaṭakā (छटका).—m A piece slashed or chipped off, a chip. v uḍava, uḍa. 2 A bouquet or bunch of flowers (around a stick &c.) 3 fig. A short whip with a gōṇḍā or tuft at the extremity.(Source): DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
chaṭakā (छटका).—m A chit. A bunch of flowers. A short whip.(Source): DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.
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Rasa Jala Nidhi, vol 3: Metals, Gems and other substances (by Bhudeb Mookerjee)
Part 14 - Dietary presecriptions and prohibitions when taking iron < [Chapter IV - Metals (4): Lauha (iron)]
Yoga Vasistha [English], Volume 1-4 (by Vihari-Lala Mitra)
Chapter X - Melancholy of rama < [Book I - Vairagya khanda (vairagya khanda)]
Chapter CXX - Description of various objects on all sides < [Book VII - Nirvana prakarana part 2 (nirvana prakarana)]
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The Mahabharata - Third Book (by Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa)
The Garuda Purana (abridged) (by Ernest Wood)
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Sushruta Samhita, volume 4: Cikitsasthana (by Kaviraj Kunja Lal Bhishagratna)