Panda, aka: Pāṇḍā, Paṇḍa, Pāṇḍa, Paṇḍā; 9 Definition(s)
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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)
Pāṇḍa (पाण्ड).—One of the sons born to Kaṇva of his wife Āryavatī. He married Sarasvatīputrī and begot seventeen sons. They all became in the future originators of races. (Pratisargasaṃhitā, Bhaviṣya Purāṇa).Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopaedia
Pāṇḍa (पाण्ड).—Of the Bhārgavagotra.*
- * Vāyu-purāṇa 65. 96.
The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.
General definition (in Hinduism)
Pāṇḍā (पाण्डा).—A brahmāṇa guide at temples and holy places; see also: Paṇḍita.Source: ISKCON Press: Glossary
India history and geogprahy
Pāṇḍā.—(EI 32), a temple superintendent; same as Vārika. Note: pāṇḍā 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
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.
Languages of India and abroad
Paṇḍa, see bhaṇḍati. (Page 404)Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
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.
pāṇḍa (पांड).—m A land measure,--the twentieth part of a bighā, or twenty square kāṭhyā or rods. 2 N. D. A plot or parcel of ground (field or garden).
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pāṇḍā (पांडा).—m (paṇḍita S through H) A title of Hindustani Brahmans. See under pāṇḍyā.
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pāṇḍā (पांडा).—m (Esp. with vāghācā preceding.) A tiger's cub, esp. as half-grown.
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pānda (पांद).—f A lane through a village or between fields or enclosures.Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
pāṇḍa (पांड).—m A land measure-the twentieth part of a bighā or twenty square kāṭhyā or rods.
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pāṇḍā (पांडा).—m A title of Hindustani Brah- mans. See under pāṇḍyā, m A tiger's cub, esp. as half-grown.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
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.
Paṇḍa (पण्ड).—A eunuch; weakling.
Derivable forms: paṇḍaḥ (पण्डः).
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1) Wisdom, understanding.
2) Learning, science.Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
(-ṇḍaḥ-ṇḍaṃ) 1. A catamite. 2. An eunuch. f.
(-ṇḍā) 1. Wisdom, understanding. 2. Science, learning. E. paḍi to go, aff. ac or paṇ to deal, Unadi aff. ḍa, tasya netvam; also with kan added paṇḍaka.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
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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The history of Andhra country (1000 AD - 1500 AD) (by Yashoda Devi)
Part 2 - Panda (Pandabhumisvara) < [Chapter IX - The Kandravadis (A.D. 1130-1280)]
Part 11 - Panda (A.D. 1213) < [Chapter IV - The Kondapadumatis (A.D. 1100-1282)]
Part 1 - Nambaya I (A.D. 1043) < [Chapter VI - The Parichchedis (A.D. 1040-1290)]
Apadana commentary (Atthakatha) (by U Lu Pe Win)
Commentary on Biography of the thera Adhimutta < [Chapter 4 - Kuṇḍadhānavagga (section on Kuṇḍadhāna)]
Later Chola Temples (by S. R. Balasubrahmanyam)
Appendix: Timeline of Vikrama Chola’s contributions < [Chapter IV - Temples of Vikrama Chola’s Time]
The Mahavastu (great story) (by J. J. Jones)