Mandhatar, Mandhātar, Māndhātar: 3 definitions

Introduction

Introduction:

Mandhatar 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

General definition (in Buddhism)

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Source: Wisdom Library: Buddhism

Mandhātar (मन्धातर्) is the name of an ancient king from the Solar dynasty (sūryavaṃśa) and a descendant of Mahāsaṃmata, according to the Dīpavaṃśa and the Mahāvaṃśa.

Mandhātar is known as Māndhāta according to the Mahāvastu of the Mahāsaṃghikas (and the Lokottaravāda­ school). This name is also spelled as Māndhātā according to the Dulva (the Tibetan translation of the Vinaya of the Sarvāstivādins).

Mandhātar is known as Māndhātṛ or Mūrdhāta according to the Mahāprajñāpāramitāśāstra, an encyclopedic work on Buddhism written by Nāgārjuna.

Mandhātar is known as Mandhātu according to the Mahābuddhavaṃsa or Maha Buddhavamsa (the great chronicle of Buddhas) Anudīpanī chapter 1, compiled by Ven. Mingun Sayadaw.

Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Mandhatar in Sanskrit glossary

[Sanskrit to German]

Mandhatar in German

context information

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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