Parimandala, Parimaṇḍala: 13 definitions



Parimandala 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

Jyotisha (astronomy and astrology)

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Source: Wikibooks (hi): Sanskrit Technical Terms

Parimaṇḍala (परिमण्डल).—Ellipse or Circle. Note: Parimaṇḍala is a Sanskrit technical term used in ancient Indian sciences such as Astronomy, Mathematics and Geometry.

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Jyotisha (ज्योतिष, jyotiṣa or jyotish) refers to ‘astronomy’ or “Vedic astrology” and represents the fifth of the six Vedangas (additional sciences to be studied along with the Vedas). Jyotisha concerns itself with the study and prediction of the movements of celestial bodies, in order to calculate the auspicious time for rituals and ceremonies.

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Ayurveda (science of life)

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Source: Ayurveda glossary of terms

Parimaṇḍala (परिमण्डल):—[parimaṇḍalaṃ] Circular patch

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Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.

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In Buddhism

General definition (in Buddhism)

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Source: Wisdom Library: Dharma-samgraha

Parimaṇḍala (परिमण्डल, “circular”) refers to one of the “twenty form objects” (rūpa) as defined in the Dharma-saṃgraha (section 34). The Dharma-samgraha (Dharmasangraha) is an extensive glossary of Buddhist technical terms in Sanskrit (e.g., parimaṇḍala). The work is attributed to Nagarjuna who lived around the 2nd century A.D.

Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

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Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

parimaṇḍala : (adj.) round; circular; well sounding.

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

Parimaṇḍala, (adj.) (pari+maṇḍala) 1. round, circular J. I, 441; II, 406 (āvāṭa); VI, 42; Pv IV. 328 (guḷa°); Dhs. 617 (explained at DhsA. 317 as “egg-shaped, ” kukkuṭ-aṇḍasaṇṭhāna).—nt. as adv. in phrase °ṃ nivāseti to dress or cover oneself all round Vin. I, 46; II, 213; IV, 185 (= nābhimaṇḍalaṃ jānu-maṇḍalaṃ paṭicchādentena C.; cp. timaṇḍala).—2. rounded off, i.e. complete, correct, pleasant, in phrase °āni padavyañjanāni well sounding words and letters, correct speech Vin. II, 316; M. I, 216; A. I, 103; DA. I, 282; SnA 177, 370. (Page 431)

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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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Sanskrit dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Parimaṇḍala (परिमण्डल).—a.

1) Globular, round, circular.

2) Of the measure of an atom.

-lam 1 A globe, sphere.

2) A ball.

3) A circle.

4) An orb.

5) The felly of a wheel (nemi); अव्यक्तनाभं व्यक्तारं विकारपरिमण्डलम् । क्षेत्रज्ञाधिष्ठितं चक्रं स्निग्धाक्षं वर्तते ध्रुवम् (avyaktanābhaṃ vyaktāraṃ vikāraparimaṇḍalam | kṣetrajñādhiṣṭhitaṃ cakraṃ snigdhākṣaṃ vartate dhruvam) || Mb.12.211.8.

-laḥ A species of venomous gnat.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Parimaṇḍala (परिमण्डल).—n.

(-laṃ) A ball, a globe, a circle. f.

(-lā) Globular, circular. E. pari round, and maṇḍala a sphere or circumference.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Parimaṇḍala (परिमण्डल).—[pari-maṇḍala], I. n. Circumference, Mahābhārata 12, 7696. Ii. adj., f. , Round, circular, globular, Mahābhārata 6, 188. Iii. m. A poisonous kind of guat.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Parimaṇḍala (परिमण्डल).—[neuter] circle, circumference; [adjective] circular, round.

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

1) Parimaṇḍala (परिमण्डल):—[=pari-maṇḍala] mf(ā)n. round, circular, globular, [Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa; Mahābhārata] etc.

2) [v.s. ...] of the measure of an atom, [Apte’s The Practical Sanskrit-English Dictionary]

3) [v.s. ...] m. (sc., maśaka) a species of venomous gnat, [Suśruta]

4) [v.s. ...] n. a globe, sphere, orbit, circumference, [Mahābhārata; Bhāgavata-purāṇa; Hemādri’s Caturvarga-cintāmaṇi]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Parimaṇḍala (परिमण्डल):—[pari-maṇḍala] (laṃ) 1. n. A ball, a globe.

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Parimaṇḍala (परिमण्डल):—1. (pa + ma) n. Umkreis [Mahābhārata 12, 7696. 14, 1236.] [Bhāgavatapurāṇa 5, 21, 19. 26, 14.] [Kullūka] zu [Manu’s Gesetzbuch 7, 188.] — Vgl. nyagrodha .

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Parimaṇḍala (परिमण्डल):—2. (wie eben)

1) adj. f. ā rund, kreisförmig, kugelförmig [Pāṇini’s acht Bücher 6, 2, 182,] [Scholiast] [Hemacandra’s Abhidhānacintāmaṇi 1467.] [Vyutpatti oder Mahāvyutpatti 57.] [The Śatapathabrāhmaṇa 6, 7, 1, 2. 26.] ukhā [7, 1, 1, 37.] hṛdaya [9, 1, 2, 40. 13, 8, 1, 5.] carma parimaṇḍalaṃ syādityasya rūpam [Kāṭhaka-Recension 34, 5.] [Kauśika’s Sūtra zum Atuarvaveda 85.] [Mahābhārata 6, 188. 204. 407. 482.] [Rāmāyaṇa 5, 5, 23.] [Suśruta 1, 25, 7. 94, 3. 292, 18. 2, 233, 17.] parimaṇḍalonnatābhiḥ nābhibhiḥ [Varāhamihira’s Bṛhajjātaka S. 67, 21.] śirobhiḥ 79. —

2) m. (sc. maśaka) eine giftige Mückenart [Suśruta 2, 290, 20.]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung

Parimaṇḍala (परिमण्डल):—1. n. Umkreis [Hemādri’s Caturvargacintāmaṇi 1,305,8.]

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Parimaṇḍala (परिमण्डल):—2. —

1) Adj. (f. ā) kreisförmig , rund , kugelförmig , kugelrund [Śaṃkarācārya .zu.Bādarāyaṇa’s Brahmasūtra 2,2,11.] —

2) m. eine giftige Mückenart.

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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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