Panditaka, Paṇḍitaka: 8 definitions
Panditaka means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali. 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.
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia
Paṇḍitaka (पण्डितक).—One of the hundred sons of Dhṛtarāṣṭra. He was killed in the great battle by Bhīmasena. (Chapter 88, Bhīṣma Parva).Source: JatLand: List of Mahabharata people and places
Paṇḍitaka (पण्डितक) is a name mentioned in the Mahābhārata (cf. I.108.10) and represents one of the many proper names used for people and places. Note: The Mahābhārata (mentioning Paṇḍitaka) is a Sanskrit epic poem consisting of 100,000 ślokas (metrical verses) and is over 2000 years old.
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.
Languages of India and abroad
Pali-English dictionarySource: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
paṇḍitaka : (m.) a pedant.Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Paṇḍitaka, (adj.) (paṇḍita+ka) a pedant D. I, 107. (Page 404)
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.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Paṇḍitaka (पण्डितक).—a. Learned, wise.
-kaḥ A learned man.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary
Paṇḍitaka (पण्डितक).—adj. (Sanskrit id.; here endearing dim., § 22.34), (sweetly) learned, of the daughters of Māra: divyaratīṣu su-°kāṃ Lalitavistara 323.6.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Paṇḍitaka (पण्डितक).—[paṇḍita + ka], m. 1. A learned man, Mahābhārata 12, 6736. 2. A proper name, Mahābhārata 1, 2736.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Paṇḍitaka (पण्डितक):—[from paṇḍ] mfn. wise, learned, pedantic, [Mahābhārata]
2) [v.s. ...] m. Name of a son of Dhṛtarāṣṭra, [ib.]
Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). 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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Starts with: Panditakarabhindipala.
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The Mahabharata (English) (by Kisari Mohan Ganguli)
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