Khandadeva: 4 definitions


Khandadeva 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

Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)

[«previous next»] — Khandadeva in Theravada glossary
Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names

A monk. He had been a disciple of the Buddha and was born in the Aviha Brahma world, where he attained to arahantship at the moment of his birth. He is mentioned with six others, all in like circumstances, by Ghatikara, on the occasion of a visit he paid to the Buddha. S.i.35, 60; ThigA.222.

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Theravāda is a major branch of Buddhism having the the Pali canon (tipitaka) as their canonical literature, which includes the vinaya-pitaka (monastic rules), the sutta-pitaka (Buddhist sermons) and the abhidhamma-pitaka (philosophy and psychology).

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Khandadeva in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Khaṇḍadeva (खण्डदेव):—[=khaṇḍa-deva] [from khaṇḍa > khaṇḍ] m. Name of an author of a [commentator or commentary] on [Jaimini] (called Bhaṭṭa-dīpikā) and of another work (called Mīmāṃsā-kaustubha).

[Sanskrit to German]

Khandadeva in German

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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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