Khuddaka, Khuddakā, Khuḍḍaka: 9 definitions


Khuddaka 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 Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

Source: Ayurveda glossary of terms

Khuḍḍāka (खुड्डाक):—Brief , small or little

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Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.

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In Buddhism

Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)

Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names

Name of a tribe. Ap.ii.359.

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The name given to the section on Pacittiya which occurs in the Sutta Vibhanga of the Vinaya Pitaka. Vin.iv.174, 345.

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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

Pali-English dictionary

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Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

khuddaka : (nt.) honey made by a kind of small bees.

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Khuddaka, =khudda; usually in cpds. In sequence khuddaka-majjhima-mahā Vism. 100. Of smaller sections or subdivisions of canonical books Vin. V, 145 sq. (with ref. to the paññattis), see also below.—catuppade kh° ca mahallake Sn. 603. Khuddaka (m.) the little one, Miln. 40 (mātā °assa).

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Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Khuḍḍaka (खुड्डक).—a. Small, minor.

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

Khuḍḍaka (खुड्डक).—adj., small (see s.v. khudrāka): Saddharmapuṇḍarīka 460.4 (prose; twice); v.l. Kashgar recension for Saddharmapuṇḍarīka 95.5 (verse), text kuṇḍaka, q.v.

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Khuḍḍāka (खुड्डाक).—adj., small (see s.v. khudrāka): Mahāvastu i.302.13 na cāti- (mss. cāpi) khuḍḍākaṃ na cātimahantaṃ.

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

1) Khuḍḍaka (खुड्डक):—mfn. (Prākṛt form of kṣudraka) small, minor, [Caraka i, 9] ([varia lectio])

2) Khuḍḍāka (खुड्डाक):—[from khuḍḍaka] mf(īkā)n. idem, [i, 9; iv, 4; vi, 29, 102.]

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Khuddaka 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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