Panada, Pāṇada, Pānada, Panāda, Pāṇāḍa: 7 definitions


Panada means something in Buddhism, Pali, the history of ancient India, Marathi. 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

Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)

Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names

1. Panada

a mythical king, who succeeded Mahapatapa and was himself succeeded by Mahapanada. Mhv.ii.4; Dpv.iii.7.

2. Panada

one of the chief Yakkhas to be invoked by the Buddhas followers in time of need (D.iii.204). He is also mentioned in the Mahasamaya Sutta (D.ii.258). Buddhaghosa says (DA.ii.688) that Panada was a Gandhabba.

3. Panada

see Mahapanada.

context information

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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General definition (in Buddhism)

Source: Wisdom Library: Buddhism

Panāda (पनाद) (son of Mahāpatāpa and father of Mahāpanāda) is the name of an ancient king from the Solar dynasty (sūryavaṃśa) and a descendant of Mahāsaṃmata, according to the Mahābuddhavaṃsa or Maha Buddhavamsa (the great chronicle of Buddhas) Anudīpanī chapter 1, compiled by Ven. Mingun Sayadaw. These twenty-eight kings were of long lives of asaṅkhyeyya (asaṃkhyeya) years. The twenty-seven kings [viz., Panāda] after Mahāsammata were his descendants. Some of these twenty-eight kings reigned in Kusavatī City, others in Rājagaha and still others in Mithilā.

India history and geography

Source: What is India: Inscriptions of the Śilāhāras

Pāṇāḍa (पाणाड) is a village mentioned in the “Prince of Wales museum plates of Chadvaideva”.—Pāṇāḍa, the headquarters of the Pāṇāḍa-viṣaya, is Poināḍ, about 8 miles north by east of Alibāg in the Kolābā District.

These copper plates (mentioning Pāṇāḍa) were in the collection of George Da Gunha and was purchased by the Trustees of the Prince of Wales Museum, Bombay, in 1919. The inscription refers itself to the reign of the Śīlāra (i.e. Śilāhāra) Mahāsāmanta Chadvaideva of North Koṅkaṇ. The object of it is to record that Chadvaideva executed the grant which had been made by Vajjaḍadeva, the son of Goggi, who, as shown below, was Chadvaideva’s elder brother and predecessor on the throne.

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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

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

pāṇada : (adj.) one who preserves life.

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

Panāda, (pa+nāda) shouting out, shrieks of joy J. VI, 282. (Page 411)

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Pānada, in cpd. Pānad’ûpama at J. II, 223 is faulty. The meaning is “a badly made sandal, ” and the reading should probably be (with v. l. & C.) “dupāhan’ûpama, ” i.e. du(ḥ)+upāhanā. The C. expls as “dukkatupāhan’ûpama. ” (Page 453)

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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

pāṇada (पाणद).—f A lane through a village or between fields or enclosures.

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pānada (पानद).—f (Preferably pāṇada) A lane through a village &c.

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

pāṇada (पाणद).—f A lane through a village.

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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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