Rajjudala, Rajjudāla: 6 definitions



Rajjudala 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

Dharmashastra (religious law)

Source: Wisdom Library: Dharma-śāstra

Rajjudāla (रज्जुदाल) is a Sanskrit word referring to the “wood-pecker”. The word is used throughout Dharmaśāstra literature such as the Manusmṛti. (also see the Manubhāṣya verse 5.12)

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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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General definition (in Hinduism)

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Source: archive.org: Vedic index of Names and Subjects

Rajjudala (रज्जुदल) is the name of a tree (Cordia tnyxa or latifolia) in the Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa.

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Sanskrit dictionary

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

Rajjudāla (रज्जुदाल).—[masculine] a kind of tree or = seq.

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

1) Rajjudāla (रज्जुदाल):—[=rajju-dāla] [from rajju] m. (rajju-) Cordia Myxa Latifolia, [Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa]

2) [v.s. ...] = next, [Viṣṇu-smṛti, viṣṇu-sūtra, vaiṣṇava-dharma-śāstra; Manu-smṛti]

3) Rājjudāla (राज्जुदाल):—[=rājju-dāla] [from rājju] mf(ī)n. (rājju-) coming from the Rajju-dāla tree, made of its wood, [Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa; Taittirīya-brāhmaṇa; Kātyāyana-śrauta-sūtra]

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

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

Rajjudāla (रज्जुदाल):—m.

1) ein best. Baum.

2) das wilde Huhn [Viṣṇusūtra 51,29.]

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Rājjudāla (राज्जुदाल):—Adj. aus dem Holze von Rajjudāla gemacht [Śāṅkhāyana’s Śrautasūtra (Weber) 16,3,4.]

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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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