Pindapada, aka: Piṇḍapada, Piṇḍapāda, Pinda-pada; 3 Definition(s)


Pindapada 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 Buddhism

General definition (in Buddhism)

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(bin da bah da) (Thai: pindabaht) alms food; or the alms round on which the food is received.

Source: Amaravati: Glossary

Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit-English dictionary

Pindapada in Sanskrit glossary... « previous · [P] · next »

Piṇḍapada (पिण्डपद).—a particular अङ्कभेद (aṅkabheda) in Astronomy; Śabda Chi.

Derivable forms: piṇḍapadam (पिण्डपदम्).

Piṇḍapada is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms piṇḍa and pada (पद).

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Piṇḍapāda (पिण्डपाद).—an elephant.

Derivable forms: piṇḍapādaḥ (पिण्डपादः).

Piṇḍapāda is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms piṇḍa and pāda (पाद). See also (synonyms): piṇḍapādya.

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Piṇḍapāda (पिण्डपाद).—m.

(-daḥ) An elephant. E. piṇḍa a lump of flesh, and pāda a foot: also piṇḍapādya.

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