Pandaraka, aka: Paṇḍaraka, Pandarakā; 2 Definition(s)


Pandaraka 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 Hinduism

General definition (in Hinduism)

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Paṇḍaraka (पण्डरक):—Buddhist Sanskrit texts know Pāṇḍuka, Pāṇḍuraka, Paṇḍulaka and Paṇḍaraka as names of a nāga king, one of the guardians of the great treasures.

Source: Google Books: The Roots of Hinduism: The Early Aryans and the Indus Civilization

In Buddhism

Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)

Pandaraka in Theravada glossary... « previous · [P] · next »

The name of a river which is mentioned with Mallangiri and Tikuta as a haunt of Kinnaris. (J.iv.438, 439).

Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names
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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