Kalanda: 2 definitions
Kalanda means something in Buddhism, Pali, Marathi. 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.
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Pali-English dictionarySource: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Kalanda, (cp. Sk. karaṇḍa piece of wood?) heap, stack (like a heap of wood? cp. kalingara) Miln. 292 (sīsa°). (Page 198)
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.
Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
kalaṇḍā (कलंडा).—a (kala) Lying over; inclining or resting on one side.
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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Ends with: Sisakalanda.
Search found 9 books and stories containing Kalanda, Kalaṇḍā; (plurals include: Kalandas, Kalaṇḍās). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
Settlement in Early Historic Ganga Plain (by Chirantani Das)
Part 10 - Water-Drainage System (regarding Rājagṛha) < [Chapter I - The Case Study of Rājagṛha]
The Great Chronicle of Buddhas (by Ven. Mingun Sayadaw)
Part 1 - The story of Sudinna (the Kalandaka merchant’s son) < [Chapter 31 - The Monk Sudinna, the Son of the Kalanda Merchant]
Guide to Tipitaka (by U Ko Lay)
(b) When And How The Disciplinary Rules Were Laid Down < [Chapter I - What Is Vinaya Pitaka?]
Mahavamsa (by Wilhelm Geiger)
Dipavamsa (study) (by Sibani Barman)
A Short history of Lanka (by Humphry William Codrington)