Kariskandha, Karin-skandha: 4 definitions
Kariskandha means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Kariskandha (करिस्कन्ध).—a herd or troop of elephants.
Derivable forms: kariskandhaḥ (करिस्कन्धः).
Kariskandha is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms karin and skandha (स्कन्ध).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Kariskandha (करिस्कन्ध):—[=kari-skandha] [from kari > kara] m. a herd of elephants, [Kāśikā-vṛtti on Pāṇini 4-2, 51.]
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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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