Gandapradesha, aka: Gaṇḍapradeśa, Ganda-pradesha; 1 Definition(s)

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The Sanskrit term Gaṇḍapradeśa can be transliterated into English as Gandapradesa or Gandapradesha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Gaṇḍapradeśa (गण्डप्रदेश).—

1) the cheek, the temples of an elephant.

2) temple-region (in general); कण्डूलद्विपगण्डपिण्डकषणम् (kaṇḍūladvipagaṇḍapiṇḍakaṣaṇam) U.2.9; Māl.9.31.

Derivable forms: gaṇḍapradeśaḥ (गण्डप्रदेशः).

Gaṇḍapradeśa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms gaṇḍa and pradeśa (प्रदेश). See also (synonyms): gaṇḍadeśa, gaṇḍasthala, gaṇḍapālī, gaṇḍapiṇḍa.

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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