Khatika, Khaṭikā, Khaṭika, Khāṭikā: 15 definitions
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Rasashastra (chemistry and alchemy)Source: Wisdom Library: Rasa-śāstra
1) Khaṭikā (खटिका) is a Sanskrit technical term corresponding to “Chalk”, which is a form of limestone composed of calcite (a naturally occurring carbonate mineral). It is commonly used in Rasaśāstra literature (Medicinal Alchemy) such as the Rasaprakāśasudhākara or the Rasaratna-samuccaya. Khaṭikā is an ingredient often used in various Ayurvedic recipes and Alchemical preparations.
2) Khaṭikā (खटिका):—One of the two main varieties of Saurāṣṭrī (‘alum’), which is part of the uparasa group of eight minerals, according to the Rasaprakāśasudhākara: a 13th century Sanskrit book on Indian alchemy, or, Rasaśāstra. It has a white color but is not recommended for the Lohamāraṇa process.Source: Indian Journal of History of Science: Rasaprakāśa-sudhākara, chapter 6
Khaṭikā is a variety of Tālaka (“Orpiment”).—It is white in colour and amla in taste. This variety is not used for lohamāraṇa purpose, instead, the other variety named Phullikā is used.
Rasashastra (रसशास्त्र, rasaśāstra) is an important branch of Ayurveda, specialising in chemical interactions with herbs, metals and minerals. Some texts combine yogic and tantric practices with various alchemical operations. The ultimate goal of Rasashastra is not only to preserve and prolong life, but also to bestow wealth upon humankind.
General definition (in Buddhism)Source: Google Books: In Praise of Dharmadhatu
Sanskrit. khaṭikā, Tibetan. rdo rgyus. Monier Williams has “chalk” and Bod rgya tshig mdzod chen mo says "a mineral that, when beaten, becomes like vulture downs.” All this matches the features of asbestos, which is a white, fibrous mineral that is fire-resistant and can easily be spun into yarn.
India history and geographySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary
Khāṭikā.—(Ep. Ind., Vol. IV, p. 253); the mouth of a river; same as Bengali khād8ī. Note: khāṭikā is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.
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Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
khāṭīka (खाटीक).—m (khāṭakīṇa fem khaṭṭika S) A tribe of Hindus, or an individual of it. They are Mutton-butchers.
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.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Khaṭika (खटिक).—The hand half-closed.
-kā 1 Chalk.
2) The external opening of the ear.
Derivable forms: khaṭikaḥ (खटिकः).
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Khāṭikā (खाटिका).—f. A bier, a bed-stead on which dead bodies are carried to the cemetery.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-kaḥ) The fist, the hand closed. f.
(-kā) 1. Chalk. 2. The external opening of the ear. 3. A fragrant grass: (Andropogon muricatus.) E. khaṭ to seek or wish, vun affix, and iṭ inserted.
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(-kā) A bier: see khāṭa also khāṭī.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Khaṭikā (खटिका).—f. Chalk, [Prabodhacandrodaya, (ed. Brockhaus.)] 63, 8.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Khaṭikā (खटिका).—[feminine] chalk.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Khaṭikā (खटिका):—[from khaṭaka > khaṭa] a f. chalk, [Prabodha-candrodaya; Golādhyāya; Agni-purāṇa]
2) [v.s. ...] the external opening of the ear, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
3) [v.s. ...] Andropogon muricatus, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
4) Khaṭika (खटिक):—[from khaṭa] m. [varia lectio] for ṭaka q.v.
5) Khaṭikā (खटिका):—[from khaṭika > khaṭa] b f. See, [ib.]
6) Khātikā (खातिका):—[from khātaka > khan] f. a ditch, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
7) Khāṭikā (खाटिका):—[from khāṭa] f. (= khaṭṭ) a bier, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Khaṭika (खटिक):—(kaḥ) 1. m. The fist doubled. f. (kā) Chalk; opening of the ear; a fragrant grass.
2) Khāṭikā (खाटिका):—(kā) 1. f. A bier.Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)
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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.
Hindi dictionarySource: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary
Khaṭīka (खटीक):—(nm) a low caste in the Hindu caste-hierarchy (whose main occupation is fruit-selling, pig-keeping and poultry farming etc.)
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