Rajadanda, Rājadaṇḍa, Rajan-danda, Rājādaṇḍa: 9 definitions
Rajadanda means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, the history of ancient India, Marathi. 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.
India history and geogprahySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary
Rāja-daṇḍa.—(SII 1), punishment imposed by the king. Note: rāja-daṇḍa is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.
The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.
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Pali-English dictionarySource: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
rājadaṇḍa : (m.) punishment ordered by a king.Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Rājādaṇḍa refers to: punishment ordered by the king PvA. 216, 217.
Note: rājādaṇḍa is a Pali compound consisting of the words rājā and daṇḍa.
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.
Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
rājadaṇḍa (राजदंड).—m (S) Punishment inflicted by the king. 2 Fine or mulct imposed by the king. 3 Fine due to the king from a person ejected from caste on his restoration.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
rājadaṇḍa (राजदंड).—m Punishment inflicted by the king.
Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.
Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
1) a king's sceptre.
2) royal authority.
3) punishment inflicted by a king.
4) fine payable to a king.
Derivable forms: rājadaṇḍaḥ (राजदण्डः).
Rājadaṇḍa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms rājan and daṇḍa (दण्ड).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-ṇḍaṃ) 1. Punishment ordered by the king. 2. A baton, a sceptre. E. rāja, daṇḍa a staff, &c.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Rājadaṇḍa (राजदण्ड).—[masculine] royal authority or a punishment inflicted by a king.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Rājadaṇḍa (राजदण्ड):—[=rāja-daṇḍa] [from rāja > rāj] m. a k°’s sceptre or authority, punishment inflicted by a k°
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.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Starts with: Rajadandabhayakula.
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