Nisadi, aka: Nisādī, Nishadi, Niśādi, Nisha-adi; 4 Definition(s)

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Nisadi means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, the history of ancient India. 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.

The Sanskrit term Niśādi can be transliterated into English as Nisadi or Nishadi, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

India history and geogprahy

Niśadi.—cf. niśadam. Note: niśadi is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary
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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

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nisādī : (adj.) lying down.

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
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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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Sanskrit-English dictionary

Niśādi (निशादि).—the evening twilight.

Derivable forms: niśādiḥ (निशादिः).

Niśādi is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms niśā and ādi (आदि).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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. 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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Adi
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Ādyanta (आद्यन्त).—mfn. (-ntaḥ-ntā-ntaṃ) From the beginning to the end. n. (-ntaṃ) Beginning an...
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Niśācara (निशाचर).—mfn. (-raḥ-rā-rī-raṃ) Nocturnal, night walking, what goes or moves about by ...
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Nishapati
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Adikarana
Ādikāraṇa (आदिकारण).—n. (-ṇaṃ) A primary cause. E. ādi and kāraṇa cause.
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