Mahamandara, Mahāmandāra, Maha-mandara: 3 definitions



Mahamandara 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.

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

Mahāmandāra (महामन्दार) or Mahā-mandārava.—: mandāramahā-mandāra Suvarṇabhāsottamasūtra 196.1 (prose; so with best ms., the others lack this form).

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Mahāmāndāra (महामान्दार).—and °māndārava, only following māndāra(va), qq.v.

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

Mahāmāndāra (महामान्दार):—[=mahā-māndāra] [from mahā > mah] m. or n. (?) a species of flower, [Kāraṇḍa-vyūha]

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

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

Mahāmāndāra (महामान्दार):—eine best. Blume [Kāraṇḍavyūha 65,4.79,1.]

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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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