Mahacakravada, Mahācakravāḍa: 4 definitions



Mahacakravada means something in 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Mahachakravada.

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Sanskrit dictionary

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

Mahācakravāḍa (महाचक्रवाड).—m. sg. or pl., name of a mountain (-range), only in composition or association with cakra- vāḍa, q.v. for references.

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

Mahācakravāḍa (महाचक्रवाड):—[=mahā-cakra-vāḍa] [from mahā-cakra > mahā > mah] m. Name of a mythical mountain, [Buddhist literature]

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung

Mahācakravāḍa (महाचक्रवाड):—([Kāraṇḍavyūha 91,12] darnach zu verbessern) und vāla m. Nomen proprium eines mythischen Gebirges.

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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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