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[«previous next»] — Dupadendra in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Dupadendra (दुपदेन्द्र).—(MIndic for Sanskrit dvi°; compare du-; dupada not recorded in Pali; AMg. dupaya according to [Paia-sadda-mahaṇṇavo]), (1) king: in Gaṇḍavyūha 259.20 (verse) read, yada sa niṣkramī dupadendrā (or °dro), when that king retired from the world; (2) name of a former Buddha: in Gaṇḍavyūha 258.8 (verse) read with 2d ed., sap- tamu teṣa āsi Dupadendraḥ.

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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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