Dhitika, Dhītikā: 5 definitions


Dhitika means something in Buddhism, Pali, 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.

In Buddhism

General definition (in Buddhism)

Source: academia.edu: The Chronological History of Buddhism

Arya Dhitika (1450-1380 BCE) was the disciple of Upagupta II and he belonged to Ujjayini. Arya Krishna was his disciple.

Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

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Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Dhītikā, (f.) (cp. dhītalikā) a doll Th.2, 374 (=dhītalikā ThA.252). (Page 341)

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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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Sanskrit dictionary

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

1) Dhītika (धीतिक):—[from dhī] m. Name of a, [Buddhist literature] patriarchal saint.

2) Dhītīkā (धीतीका):—f. (√1. dhā?) layer, [Caraka] ([varia lectio] dīrghikā).

[Sanskrit to German]

Dhitika in German

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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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