Khadiraka: 7 definitions


Khadiraka means something in Buddhism, Pali, 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.

In Buddhism

General definition (in Buddhism)

[«previous next»] — Khadiraka in Buddhism glossary
Source: Wisdom Library: Dharma-samgraha

Khadiraka (खदिरक) refers to the “acacia mountain” and represents one of the “eight mountains” (parvata) as defined in the Dharma-saṃgraha (section 125). The Dharma-samgraha (Dharmasangraha) is an extensive glossary of Buddhist technical terms in Sanskrit (e.g., khadiraka). The work is attributed to Nagarjuna who lived around the 2nd century A.D.

Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Khadiraka in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Khadiraka (खदिरक).—m. (seems to correspond to Pali Karavīka), [Page203-b+ 71] name of one of the seven mountains surrounding Sumeru (Kirfel, [Kosmographie der Inder] 186): Mahāvyutpatti 4143; Dharmasaṃgraha 125; Mahāvastu ii.300.18 (mss. corrupt); Mahā-Māyūrī 253.27; Divyāvadāna 217.10, 12; name of what seems to be a different mythical mountain, at any rate one of an otherwise different list of names of mountains, Divyāvadāna 450.12; 455.29; 456.1.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Khadiraka (खदिरक):—[from khad] m. ([gana] ṛśyādi) Name of a mountain, [Divyāvadāna xvii, xxx]

2) Khadirakā (खदिरका):—[from khadiraka > khad] f. lac (lākṣā), [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

3) Khādiraka (खादिरक):—[from khādira] mfn. [from] khadira [gana] arīhaṇādi and varāhādi.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Khādiraka (खादिरक) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Khayarakka.

[Sanskrit to German]

Khadiraka in German

context information

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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Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Khadiraka in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Khadiraka (ಖದಿರಕ):—[noun] = ಖದಿರ - [khadira -] 1.

context information

Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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