Khadiravanika: 2 definitions



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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Khadiravanika (खदिरवनिक).—(compare Pali Khadiravaniya, there another name for Revata, q.v., who in both Lalitavistara and Sukhāvatīvyūha is mentioned as a distinct personage immediately before Kha° in the same list), name of a disciple of the Buddha: Lalitavistara 2.1 (v.l. °vadika, but Tibetan confirms text); Sukhāvatīvyūha 2.9; Mahāvyutpatti 1066. Is it significant that Mahāvyutpatti does not mention Revata ?

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

1) Khadiravaṇika (खदिरवणिक):—[=khadira-vaṇika] [from khadira > khad] m. Name of a Buddhist Bhikṣu (vv.ll. vanika, vanīka, [Lalita-vistara])

2) Khadiravanika (खदिरवनिक):—[=khadira-vanika] [from khadira > khad] etc. See khadiravaṇika.

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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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