Kantakadhana, Kaṇtakādhāna, Kaṇṭakādhāna, Kantaka-adhana: 2 definitions



Kantakadhana means something in Buddhism, Pali. 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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[«previous next»] — Kantakadhana in Pali glossary
Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

kaṇtakādhāna : (nt.) a thorny hedge.

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Kaṇṭakādhāna refers to: a thorny brake, a thorny hedge M. I, 10 (k-dhāna; for dhāna=ṭhāna see dhāna & cp. rāja-dhānī); A. I, 35; Miln. 220.

Note: kaṇṭakādhāna is a Pali compound consisting of the words kaṇṭaka and ādhāna.

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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.

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