Panduraka, Pāṇḍuraka: 5 definitions


Panduraka means something in 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

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Panduraka in Purana glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Pāṇḍuraka (पाण्डुरक).—A Nāga having his city in the third talam.*

  • * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa II. 20. 29; Vāyu-purāṇa 50. 28.
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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.

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General definition (in Hinduism)

[«previous next»] — Panduraka in Hinduism glossary
Source: Google Books: The Roots of Hinduism: The Early Aryans and the Indus Civilization

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

Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Panduraka in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Pāṇḍuraka (पाण्डुरक).—(1) adj., f. °ikā (= Sanskrit pāṇḍura), white: °ikā (paṭṭikā) Divyāvadāna 352.19 (prose; in next line °rāṃ); (2) m. (compare Paṇḍaraka, Paṇḍulaka, Pāṇḍu), name of a nāga king: Mahāvyutpatti 3250.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Pāṇḍuraka (पाण्डुरक):—[from pāṇḍu] mf(ikā)n. whitish, [Divyāvadāna]

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Pāṇḍuraka (पाण्डुरक) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Paṃḍaraga, Paṃḍuraya.

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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 (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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