Shilapattaka, Śilāpaṭṭaka, Shila-pattaka: 4 definitions
Shilapattaka 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 Śilāpaṭṭaka can be transliterated into English as Silapattaka or Shilapattaka, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
1) a flat stone for grinding &c.
2) a slab (of stone) used as a seat, stone-seat.
Derivable forms: śilāpaṭṭakaḥ (शिलापट्टकः).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Śilāpaṭṭaka (शिलापट्टक).—m. a rocky seat, [Mālavikāgnimitra, (ed. Tullberg.)] 31, 21.
Śilāpaṭṭaka is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms śilā and paṭṭaka (पट्टक).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Śilāpaṭṭaka (शिलापट्टक).—[masculine] a slab or seat of stone.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Śilāpaṭṭaka (शिलापट्टक):—[=śilā-paṭṭaka] [from śilā] m. idem, [Viddhaśālabhañjikā]
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