Mandi, Mandī, Maṇḍi, Mamdi: 11 definitions

Introduction

Introduction:

Mandi means something in Buddhism, Pali, Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, Hindi. 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

Vastushastra (architecture)

Source: Wisdom Library: Vāstu-śāstra

Maṇḍi (मण्डि) refers to “lotus decoration”. It is sculptured as a part of the pillar (stambha).

Source: Google Books: Indian Temple Architecture: Form and Transformation

Maṇḍi (मण्डि).—Dish-like member below phalaka (abacus) of pillars and pilasters.

Source: OpenEdition books: Architectural terms contained in Ajitāgama and Rauravāgama

Maṇḍi (मण्डि) refers to “tailloir (placed above the capital) §§ 3.18, 19; 4.18.”.—(For paragraphs cf. Les enseignements architecturaux de l'Ajitāgama et du Rauravāgama by Bruno Dagens)

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Vastushastra (वास्तुशास्त्र, vāstuśāstra) refers to the ancient Indian science (shastra) of architecture (vastu), dealing with topics such architecture, sculpture, town-building, fort building and various other constructions. Vastu also deals with the philosophy of the architectural relation with the cosmic universe.

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In Buddhism

Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)

Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names

A general of Parakkamabahu I., mentioned among those who led his campaigns (Cv.lxx. 318; lxxii.161). He is titled Jivitapotthaki. See Cv. Trs.i. Introd. xxix. for an explanation of the title.

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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

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

Mandī°, see manda 5. (Page 523)

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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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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

mandī (मंदी).—f (manda) Slowness or languidness, lit. fig: also slackness or abatement (as of a plague or disease). See mandāī and the adjective manda.

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māṇḍī (मांडी).—f The thigh. 2 A form of sitting (esp. upon a horse, or in order to write). 3 A common term for the two guards or outward bars of a lagāma or bitmouth. āpalī māṇḍī ughaḍatāṃ āpaṇāsaca lāja vāṭatī We feel ashamed at disclosing our own evil doings. Or it is hard to publish one's own shame. māṇḍīcēṃ usēṃ karaṇēṃ g. of o. māṇḍīvara māna ṭhēvaṇēṃ To lay one's head on another's lap; to place one's self in the power of, trusting him implicitly. māṇḍī ṭhōkūna ubhēṃ rāhaṇēṃ To stand up eager to fight. māṇḍī ṭhōkūna basaṇēṃ To indicate one's eagerness or readiness (to sing, write &c.) māṇḍī dēṇēṃ To place the thigh under the neck of a person in the last agonies. māṇḍīvara ghēṇēṃ-basaviṇēṃ (or dēṇēṃ) To receive (or to give) into adoption. māṇḍīvara māṇḍī ṭākūna or ghālūna basaṇēṃ To sit idle, without employment. māṇḍīsa māṇḍī ṭēkūna basaṇēṃ To vie or cope with; to claim equality with.

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māndī (मांदी).—f (Poetry.) A ring or circle. 2 fig. A company or body; a band (of worshipers, pupils, friends). Ex. śiṣyamāndī savēṃ ghēūnī || mahārāja tō gautamamunī ||; also vadhuvarēṃ gajaskandhīṃ || bhōṃvatī yādavāñcī māndī ||.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

mandī (मंदी).—f Slowness; slackness. Depression– in trade.

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māṇḍī (मांडी).—f The thigh. A form of sitting especially upon a horse. māṇḍī dēṇēṃ Please the thigh under the neck of a person in the last agonies. māṇḍīvara ghēṇēṃ Receive into adoption. māṇḍī ṭhōkūna basaṇēṃ To show one's eagarness or readiness to write &c. māṇḍīsa māṇḍī ṭēṅkūna basaṇēṃ Claim equality with. māṇḍīvara māṇḍī ṭākūna or ghālūna basaṇēṃ To sit idle.

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māndī (मांदी).—f A ring or circle, company, body, a band.

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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.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Mandi (मन्दि).—[adjective] delightful, charming; cheerful, gay, inspirited.

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

Mandī (मन्दी):—[from mad] in [compound] for manda.

[Sanskrit to German]

Mandi 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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Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

1) Mandi in Hindi refers in English to:—(nf) a wholesale market, market; market place..—mandi (मंडी) is alternatively transliterated as Maṃḍī.

2) Mandi in Hindi refers in English to:—(nf) depression in price; slump (in the market); (a) feminine form of [mamda]; a compound persian suffix composed of [mamda] meaning having, possessing and [i] used for formation of an abstract noun e.g. [aklamamdi] (wisdom)..—mandi (मंदी) is alternatively transliterated as Maṃdī.

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