Karandi, aka: Karaṇḍī, Karaṇḍi; 4 Definition(s)


Karandi means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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.

In Hinduism

Shilpashastra (iconography)

Karaṇḍi refers to a “ladle”, representing one of the several “attributes” (āyudha) or “accessories” of a detiy commonly seen depicted in Hindu iconography, defined according to texts dealing with śilpa (arts and crafs), known as śilpaśāstras.—The śilpa texts have classified the various accessories under the broad heading of āyudha or karuvi (implement), including even flowers, animals, and musical instruments. Some of the work tools held in the hands of deities are, for example, Karaṇḍi.

Source: Shodhganga: The significance of the mūla-beras (śilpa)
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Shilpashastra (शिल्पशास्त्र, śilpaśāstra) represents the ancient Indian science (shastra) of creative arts (shilpa) such as sculpture, iconography and painting. Closely related to Vastushastra (architecture), they often share the same literature.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

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karaṇḍī (करंडी).—f (Dim. of karaṇḍā) A little covered basket of bamboo.

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karaṇḍī (करंडी).—f The name of a tree. Its fruit, as it resembles a mudrā (metal stamp), is called mudrā. It is, by Maraṭha soldiers, dipped into gōpacandana and applied to stamp marks, by way of ornament, over the temples and under the eyes.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

karaṇḍī (करंडी).—f A little covered basket.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
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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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Sanskrit-English dictionary

Karaṇḍī (करण्डी).—f. A small box made of bamboo, एतां दोषकरण्डिकाम् (etāṃ doṣakaraṇḍikām) Mk.8.36.

See also (synonyms): karaṇḍaka, karaṇḍikā.

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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. 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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