Dhammilla: 13 definitions
Dhammilla means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, Jainism, Prakrit. 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.
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Shilpashastra (iconography)Source: Google Books: Elements of Hindu iconography
Dhammilla (धम्मिल्ल):—The wives of maṇḍalīkas or appointed governors of small provinces should wear their hair done in the form of a knot which is technically known as dhammilla.
Shilpashastra (शिल्पशास्त्र, śilpaśāstra) represents the ancient Indian science (shastra) of creative arts (shilpa) such as sculpture, iconography and painting. Closely related to Vastushastra (architecture), they often share the same literature.
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Pali-English dictionarySource: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
dhammilla : (m.) a knot of hair; braided hair.Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Dhammilla, (Sk. dhammilla) the braided hair of women Dāvs.IV, 9. (Page 339)
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.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Dhammilla (धम्मिल्ल).—The braided and ornamented hair of a woman tied over the head and inter mixed with flowers, pearls &c.; आकुलाकुलगलद्धम्मिल्लम् (ākulākulagaladdhammillam) Gītagovinda 2; उरसि निपतितानां स्रस्तधम्मिल्लकानाम् (urasi nipatitānāṃ srastadhammillakānām) (vadhūnām) Bhartṛhari 1, 49; Ś. Til.1.
Derivable forms: dhammillaḥ (धम्मिल्लः).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-llaḥ) Braided and ornamented hair, tied round the head, and intermixed with flowers, pearls, &c. E. dhama a Sautra root, to breathe, affix vic, mila to meet, lac or ka affix, and the two conjoined.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Dhammilla (धम्मिल्ल).—m. Braided and ornamented hair tied round the head, [Rājataraṅgiṇī] 5, 356.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Dhammilla (धम्मिल्ल).—[masculine] the braided hair of a woman tied round the head.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Dhammilla (धम्मिल्ल):—m., ifc. mf(ā)n. a woman’s braided and ornamented hair wound round the head, [Kathāsaritsāgara; Sāhitya-darpaṇa etc.] ([Śatruṃjaya-māhātmya i, 58] [wrong reading] dhamilla)
2) Name of a Brāhman.Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)
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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.
Prakrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary
Dhammilla (धम्मिल्ल) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Dhammilla.
Dhammilla has the following synonyms: Dhammalla.
Prakrit is an ancient language closely associated with both Pali and Sanskrit. Jain literature is often composed in this language or sub-dialects, such as the Agamas and their commentaries which are written in Ardhamagadhi and Maharashtri Prakrit. The earliest extant texts can be dated to as early as the 4th century BCE although core portions might be older.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
Dhammilla (ಧಮ್ಮಿಲ್ಲ):—[noun] a woman’s hair braided and knotted at the back of the head, usu. ornamented with flowers.
Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.
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Starts with: Dhammillacaritra.
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Cosmetics, Costumes and Ornaments in Ancient India (by Remadevi. O.)
3.4. Hair Dressing: Styles and Care < [Chapter 1 - Cosmetics]
2.1. Various other Head Ornaments < [Chapter 3 - Ornaments]
Manasara (English translation) (by Prasanna Kumar Acharya)
Part 5 - General survey (summary of contents) < [Preface]
Śrī Śrī Rādhikā Aṣṭottara-Śata-Nāma-Stotraṃ (by Śrīla Raghunātha Dāsa Gosvāmi)
Trishashti Shalaka Purusha Caritra (by Helen M. Johnson)
Part 4: Conversion of the Gautamas and other Brāhmans < [Chapter V - Mahāvīra’s omniscience and the originating of the fourfold congregation]