Gandi, aka: Gaṇḍī, Gaṇḍi, Gāṇḍī, Gāndī; 6 Definition(s)
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gaṇḍī : (f.) a gong; the executioner's block. (adj.), having boils.Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
Gaṇḍī, (f.) (=gaṇḍikā in meaning 1; prob.=Sk. ghaṇṭā in meaning 2)—1. a shaft or stalk, used as a bar J.I, 237.—2. a gong DhA.I, 291 (gaṇḍiṃ paharati to beat the g.); II, 54, 244; gaṇḍiṃ ākoṭetvā KhA 251. Cp. AvS.I, 258, 264, 272; II, 87, 95 & Divy 335, 336. Also in gaṇḍisaññā “sign with the gong” J.IV, 306.—3. the executioner’s block (=gaṇḍikā or gaṇṭhikā) J.III, 41. (Page 241)Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
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.
gaṇḍī (गंडी).—f Commonly giṇḍī. A metal water-vessel.Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
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.
1) The trunk of a tree from the root to the beginning of the branches.
Derivable forms: gaṇḍiḥ (गण्डिः).
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Gāṇḍī (गाण्डी).—A rhinoceros.
-gāṇḍīmaya a. made of गाण्डी (gāṇḍī), as the bow of Arjuna; एष गाण्डीमयश्चापो लोकसंहारसंभृतः (eṣa gāṇḍīmayaścāpo lokasaṃhārasaṃbhṛtaḥ) Mb.5.98.19.
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Gāndī (गान्दी).—The mother of Akṛūra.Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
(-ṇḍiḥ) 1. Goitre or Bronchocele. 2. The trunk of a tree. E. gaṇḍi to affect the cheek, &c. Unadi affix in.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. 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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The Great Chariot (by Longchenpa)
Part 2 - The special human body < [B. Delineating the nature of the freedoms and favors]
3a) The Hells < [Part 3 - The main divisions]
Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra (by Gelongma Karma Migme Chödrön)
Part 1 - The Buddha is omniscient, independent, without a teacher < [Chapter III - General Explanation of Evam Maya Śruta]
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Act 5.8: The weak, the sick and the crippled are healed < [Chapter XIV - Emission of rays]
The Great Chronicle of Buddhas (by Ven. Mingun Sayadaw)
Buddha Chronicle 9: Nārada Buddhavaṃsa < [Chapter 9 - The chronicle of twenty-four Buddhas]
Bodhisattvacharyavatara (by Andreas Kretschmar)
The Jataka tales [English], Volume 1-6 (by Robert Chalmers)
The gods of northern Buddhism (by Alice Getty)