Rajamandala, Rājamaṇḍala, Rajan-mandala, Rajamamdala: 4 definitions


Rajamandala means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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.

In Hinduism

Dharmashastra (religious law)

Source: Wisdom Library: Dharma-śāstra

Rājamaṇḍala (राजमण्डल) refers to “circle of kings”, consisting of the king’s surrounding hostile and allied states. The word is used throughout Dharmaśāstra literature such as the Manusmṛti.

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Dharmashastra (धर्मशास्त्र, dharmaśāstra) contains the instructions (shastra) regarding religious conduct of livelihood (dharma), ceremonies, jurisprudence (study of law) and more. It is categorized as smriti, an important and authoritative selection of books dealing with the Hindu lifestyle.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Rajamandala in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

rājamaṇḍala (राजमंडल).—n (S) pop. rājamaṇḍaḷa n The royal circle, court, or cortège; the noblemen and grandees around the sovereign.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

rājamaṇḍala (राजमंडल) [-ḷa, -ळ].—n The royal circle, court.

context information

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.

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Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Rajamandala in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Rājamaṃḍala (ರಾಜಮಂಡಲ):—

1) [noun] a group or association of kings.

2) [noun] the disc of the moon.

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Rājamaṃḍaḷa (ರಾಜಮಂಡಳ):—[noun] = ರಾಜಮಂಡಲ [rajamamdala].

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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