Hemadhanyaka, Hemadhānyaka, Heman-dhanyaka: 4 definitions
Hemadhanyaka means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India. 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.
India history and geography
Hemadhānyaka.—same as māṣa (JNSI, Vol. XVI, p. 45); sometimes hema or dhānaka is used in the same sense (ibid., p. 44). Note: hemadhānyaka is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.
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Hema-dhānyaka.—same as māṣa; see hema and dhānaka. Note: hema-dhānyaka is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.
The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as mythology, zoology, royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.
Languages of India and abroad
Hemadhānyaka (हेमधान्यक).—the 11/2 Māṣaka weight.
Derivable forms: hemadhānyakaḥ (हेमधान्यकः).
Hemadhānyaka is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms heman and dhānyaka (धान्यक).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Hemadhānyaka (हेमधान्यक):—[=hema-dhānyaka] [from hema > heman] m. a [particular] weight (= 1 1/2 Māṣakas), [Śārṅgadhara-saṃhitā]
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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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Partial matches: Hema, Dhanyaka.
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