Smriticandrika, Smriti-candrika, Smṛticandrikā: 5 definitions


Smriticandrika 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 Smṛticandrikā can be transliterated into English as Smrticandrika or Smriticandrika, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Alternative spellings of this word include Smritichandrika.

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

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Dietetics and Culinary Art (such as household cooking)

Source: Shodhganga: Dietetics and culinary art in ancient and medieval India

Smṛticandrikā (स्मृतिचन्द्रिका) is the name of a work quoted in the Bhojanakutūhala (bhakṣyābhakṣya-prakaraṇa), which discusses the topics related to the consumption of food such as timings, do’s and don’ts, stipulations and prohibitions as prescribed in Smṛti texts.

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Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.

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General definition (in Hinduism)

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Source: Wisdom Library: Hinduism

The Smṛticandrikā (स्मृतिचन्द्रिका) is a Sanskrit legal compendium from the 13th century, authored by Devaṇabhaṭṭa. It is composed of three kāṇḍas (‘divisions’), entitled

  1. Āhnika-kāṇḍa,
  2. Vyavahāra-kāṇḍa,
  3. Śrāddhu-kāṇḍa.

The text includes numerous citations and quotations which are critiqued by Devaṇṇabhaṭṭa.

Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Smriticandrika in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum

1) Smṛticandrikā (स्मृतिचन्द्रिका) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—Paris. (Gr. 8-10. Vyavahāra). Burnouf 59. L. 2698. Ben. 130. 140. Np. Ix, 10. Rice. 224 (Śrāddha).
—by Āpadeva. L. 2239.
—by Kubera. Quoted in his Dattacandrikā and by Raghunātha.
—by Vāmadeva Bhaṭṭācārya. L. 3039.
—by Vaidikasārvabhauma. Rice. 222.
—by Śukadeva, son of Viṭṭhala. Io. 169. NW. 86. (and Vyavahārakāṇḍa). Sūcīpattra. 37.

2) Smṛticandrikā (स्मृतिचन्द्रिका):—by Devaṇṇa Bhaṭṭa, son of Keśavāditya Bhaṭṭa. Sometimes, but by inferior authorities, the work is attributed to the latter. [Mackenzie Collection] 24. Io. 850 (ācāra and prāyaścitta). 929 (vyavahāra). 1780 (dto.). K. 202. B. 3, 140. Bik. 465. Burnell. 133^b (saṃskāra, śrāddha, vyavahāra). P. 12. Bhr. 125. Oppert. 134. 820. 2119. 3747. 4777. 6699. 7510. 8366. Ii, 369. 870. 1706. 2878. 3006. 3371. 5811. 6518 (śrāddha). 6824. 7848. 8993. Rice. 222. Quoted by Hemādri, by Yājñikadeva on Kātyāyanaśrautasūtra 6, 7, 10, in Madanapārijāta, in Prauḍhapratāpamārtaṇḍa, in Vīramitrodaya, by Allāḍanātha, by Veṅkaṭanātha in Smṛtiratnākara, and often besides.

3) Smṛticandrikā (स्मृतिचन्द्रिका):—by Devaṇṇa Bhaṭṭa. Gov. Or. Libr. Madras 111. Hz. 145 (Śrāddhakāṇḍa). Io. 3276 (Vyavahāra). Io. Burnell. 325-27 (Ācāra, Śrāddha, Vyavahāra). Stein 108 (Vyavahāra inc.). The Śrāddhakāṇḍa was followed by an Āśaucakāṇḍa. Although the oldest Digest in existence, it has no claim to any particular originality and is chiefly concerned with collecting passages from the Smṛtis on the subjects treated by him.

4) Smṛticandrikā (स्मृतिचन्द्रिका):—by Kubera. Cs 2, 525 (Vyavahāra only).
—by Devaṇṇa Bhaṭṭa. Bc 325-327. 471. Cs 2, 170 (Vyavahāra). Whish 128, 1 (first Paricheda of the Vyavahārakāṇḍa). 143 (the same).
—by Śukadeva, son of Viṭṭhala. As p. 233 (Vyavahāra). Cs 2, 524.

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

Smṛticandrikā (स्मृतिचन्द्रिका):—[=smṛti-candrikā] [from smṛti > smṛ] f. Name of [work]

[Sanskrit to German]

Smriticandrika in German

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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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