Siddhaka: 3 definitions

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Siddhaka 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.

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Siddhaka (सिद्धक).—The Sāla tree.

Derivable forms: siddhakaḥ (सिद्धकः).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Siddhaka (सिद्धक).—adj. -ppp. (= Sanskrit and Pali siddha, cooked, the Pali word wrongly explained PTSD, plus specifying ka), that had been cooked, prepared: yāni (foods) rājñā Kuśena siddhakāni Mv ii.478.16 (prose), which were the ones that King Kuśa had prepared (these were super- latively done); compare siddhaṃ line 12, (kena…mamādya) āhāro siddho 18.

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

1) Siddhaka (सिद्धक):—[from sidh] m. a kind of tree (perhaps = Vitex Negundo or Vatica Robusta or the Sāl tree), [Suśruta]

2) [v.s. ...] n. ([probably]) a kind of metre, [Colebrooke]

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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. 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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