Eda, Ēḍa, Eḍa: 10 definitions

Introduction

Introduction:

Eda means something in Buddhism, Pali, Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, Hindi. 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

Tibetan Buddhism (Vajrayana or tantric Buddhism)

Source: academia.edu: The Structure and Meanings of the Heruka Maṇḍala

Eḍa (एड) is the name of a Vīra (hero) who, together with the Ḍākinī named Eḍakī forms one of the 36 pairs situated in the Medinīcakra, according to the 10th century Ḍākārṇava chapter 15. Accordingly, the medinīcakra refers to one of the three divisions of the dharma-puṭa (‘dharma layer’), situated in the Herukamaṇḍala. The 36 pairs of Ḍākinīs and Vīras [viz., Eḍa] are yellow in color; the shapes of their faces are in accordance with their names; they have four arms; they hold a skull bowl, a skull staff, a small drum, and a knife.

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Tibetan Buddhism includes schools such as Nyingma, Kadampa, Kagyu and Gelug. Their primary canon of literature is divided in two broad categories: The Kangyur, which consists of Buddha’s words, and the Tengyur, which includes commentaries from various sources. Esotericism and tantra techniques (vajrayāna) are collected indepently.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

ēḍa (एड).—f ( H) Urging on with the heel. v .

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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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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Eḍa (एड).—a. Deaf.

-ḍaḥ A kind of sheep.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Eḍa (एड).—mfn.

(-ḍaḥ-ḍā-ḍaṃ) Deaf. E. īḍ to praise, āṅ prefixed, ac or ghañ aff.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Eḍa (एड).—[masculine] a kind of sheep.

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

1) Eḍa (एड):—m. a kind of sheep, [Kātyāyana-śrauta-sūtra]

2) mfn. deaf, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Eḍa (एड):—[(ḍaḥ-ḍā-ḍaṃ) a.] Deaf.

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Eḍa (एड):—

1) adj. taub [Amarakoṣa 2, 6, 1, 48.] [Hemacandra’s Abhidhānacintāmaṇi 454.] Vgl. aneḍa und eḍamūka; aus dem zweiten Worte kann die Bed. gefolgert worden sein. —

2) m. eine Art Schaf: śvaiḍavarāheṣūdadhārā [Kātyāyana’s Śrautasūtrāṇi 25, 4, 18.] Vgl. eḍaka .

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Eḍa (एड):—

3) f. ī Nomen proprium einer der Mütter im Gefolge Skanda's [Mahābhārata 9, 2631.]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung

Eḍa (एड):——

1) *Adj. taub.

2) m. eine Art Schaf.

3) f. ī Nomen proprium einer der Mütter im Gefolge Skanda'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.

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Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Eḍa (एड):—(nf) spur; stroke of the heel; —[lagānā] to strike with the heel or apply the spur; to urge.

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