Shilanka, Śīlāṅka, Shila-anka: 2 definitions
Shilanka 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.
The Sanskrit term Śīlāṅka can be transliterated into English as Silanka or Shilanka, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Śīlāṅka (शीलाङ्क).—a. characterized by virtue.
Śīlāṅka is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms śīla and aṅka (अङ्क).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Śīlāṅka (शीलाङ्क):—[from śīla > śīl] mf(ā)n. characterized by virtue, [Hemacandra’s Pariśiṣṭaparvan]
2) [v.s. ...] m. Name of an author, [Catalogue(s)]
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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Full-text (+46): Lomataka, Praticara, Bibhanishu, Trutita, Pratyapaya, Panaka, Nishithika, Hilana, Paryavasatha, Jalapattana, Vicatana, Apahnavana, Samudanika, Utsvedana, Vandanaka, Nirdhatay, Vehanasa, Hakkapradhana, Parigundita, Nitpragala.
Search found 4 books and stories containing Shilanka, Śīlāṅka, Shila-anka, Śīla-aṅka, Sila-anka, Silanka; (plurals include: Shilankas, Śīlāṅkas, ankas, aṅkas, Silankas). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
Sutrakritanga (by Hermann Jacobi)
Lecture 7: Description of the Wicked < [Book 1]
Lecture 12: The Creed < [Book 1]
Lecture 4, Chapter 2 < [Book 1]
Dasarupaka (critical study) (by Anuru Ranjan Mishra)
Part 7 - Characters in the Mudritakumudacandra < [Chapter 10 - Prakaraṇa (critical study)]
Part 2 - Summary of the drama (Mudritakumudacandra) < [Chapter 10 - Prakaraṇa (critical study)]
Part 12 - Society in the Mudritakumudacandra < [Chapter 10 - Prakaraṇa (critical study)]
A History of Indian Philosophy Volume 3 (by Surendranath Dasgupta)
Yogadrstisamuccaya of Haribhadra Suri (Study) (by Riddhi J. Shah)