Namatika, aka: Nāmatika; 2 Definition(s)


Namatika 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)

Namatika in Buddhism glossary... « previous · [N] · next »

Nāmatika (नामतिक) refers to “the virtue of (wearing only) felt garments” and represents one of the “twelve ascetic virtues” (dhūtaguṇa) as defined in the Dharma-saṃgraha (section 63). The Dharma-samgraha (Dharmasangraha) is an extensive glossary of Buddhist technical terms in Sanskrit (eg., nāmatika). The work is attributed to Nagarjuna who lived around the 2nd century A.D.

Source: Wisdom Library: Dharma-samgraha

Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit-English dictionary

Namatika in Sanskrit glossary... « previous · [N] · next »

Nāmatika (नामतिक).—adj. (to namata plus ika), wearing gar- ments of felt, one of the dhūtaguṇa: Mvy 1130; Dharmas 63; in both v.l. nāmantika, q.v. (so text AsP 387.8, but can hardly be right); Mironov cites v.l. nāmāntika; nāma- tikaḥ MSV iii.122.5. Not in Pali.

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

Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. 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.

Discover the meaning of namatika in the context of Sanskrit from relevant books on Exotic India

Relevant definitions

Search found 2 related definition(s) that might help you understand this better. Below you will find the 15 most relevant articles:

Namata (नमत).—m. (-taḥ) 1. A master, a lord. 2. An actor, a mime. 3. A cloud. E. nama to bow or...
Dhutaguṇa (धुतगुण).—m. (= dhūta-guṇa, q.v.; tho not recognized in PTSD, this occurs in Pali, Dh...

Relevant text

Like what you read? Consider supporting this website: