Sunandaka: 3 definitions
Sunandaka means something in Buddhism, Pali, 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.
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
Sunandaka (सुनन्दक).—A gopa friend of Nanda.*
- * Bhāgavata-purāṇa X. 34. 4.
The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.
Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names
The residence of an Ajivaka who gave grass for his seat to Kondanna Buddha. BuA.108.
Theravāda is a major branch of Buddhism having the the Pali canon (tipitaka) as their canonical literature, which includes the vinaya-pitaka (monastic rules), the sutta-pitaka (Buddhist sermons) and the abhidhamma-pitaka (philosophy and psychology).
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Sunandaka (सुनन्दक):—[=su-nandaka] [from su > su-nakṣatra] n. a [particular] Gaṇa of Śiva, [Haravijaya]
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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Ends with: Vasunandaka.
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Animal Kingdom (Tiryak) in Epics (by Saranya P.S)
The Bhagavata Purana (by G. V. Tagare)
Chapter 34 - Sudarśana emancipated and slaying of Śaṅkhacūḍa < [Book 10 - Tenth Skandha]
The Garuda Purana (by Manmatha Nath Dutt)
Chapter CCXXVII - Different names of the Ayurvedic Drugs < [Dhanvantari Samhita]