Tandi, Tāṇḍi, Taṇḍi, Tandī, Tāṇḍī, Taṇḍī, Tamdi: 15 definitions


Tandi means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, Marathi, biology. 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.

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia

Taṇḍī (तण्डी).—A celebrated sage. It was the sage who repeated to Brahmā the thousand names of Śiva. (Chapter 14, Anuśāsana Parva).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

1) Taṇḍi (तण्डि).—A Pravara.*

  • * Matsya-purāṇa 196. 30.

2) Tāṇḍi (ताण्डि).—Exclusion of marriage alliances among Angiras and Maudgalyas.*

  • * Matsya-purāṇa 196. 44.
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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.

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Chandas (prosody, study of Sanskrit metres)

Source: Shodhganga: a concise history of Sanskrit Chanda literature

Tāṇḍī (ताण्डी) is the name of a pre-Piṅgalan author on the science of Sanskrit metrics (chandaśāstra): Tāṇḍī is described as a sūtrakartā in Mahābhārata. He is also quoted by Piṅgala as the originator of the metre satobṛhatī.

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Chandas (छन्दस्) refers to Sanskrit prosody and represents one of the six Vedangas (auxiliary disciplines belonging to the study of the Vedas). The science of prosody (chandas-shastra) focusses on the study of the poetic meters such as the commonly known twenty-six metres mentioned by Pingalas.

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Biology (plants and animals)

Source: Google Books: CRC World Dictionary (Regional names)

Tandi in India is the name of a plant defined with Terminalia bellirica in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Myrobalanus laurinoides (Teijsm. & Binn.) Kuntze (among others).

Example references for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity (see latin names for full list):

· Novae Plantarum Species (1821)
· Annales des Sciences Naturelles, Botanique (1856)
· Plant Systematics and Evolution (1996)
· De Fructibus et Seminibus Plantarum (1791)
· Hooker’s Journal of Botany Kew Gard. Misc. (1851)
· Plants of the Coast of Coromandel (1805)

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This sections includes definitions from the five kingdoms of living things: Animals, Plants, Fungi, Protists and Monera. It will include both the official binomial nomenclature (scientific names usually in Latin) as well as regional spellings and variants.

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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

tandī : (f.) weariness; sloth.

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Tandī, (f.) (Sk. tanita) weariness, laziness, sloth S. V, 64; M. I, 464; A. I, 3; Sn. 926, 942; J. V, 397 (+ālasya); Vbh. 352 (id.). (Page 296)

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Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.

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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

tāṇḍī (तांडी).—f A line or string (of cloths, as exposed for sale in a clothier's shop): also a little pile of ditto.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

tāṇḍī (तांडी).—f A line or string (of cloth, &c.

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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Tāṇḍi (ताण्डि).—The science of dancing.

Derivable forms: tāṇḍiḥ (ताण्डिः).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Tāṇḍi (ताण्डि).—f.

(-ṇḍiḥ) The science of dancing. E. taṇḍu the teacher of this art, and off.

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

1) Taṇḍi (तण्डि):—[from taṇḍ] m. Name of a man, [Pravara texts, ii, 4, 1; vii, 2]

2) [v.s. ...] of a Ṛṣi (who saw and praised Śiva), [Mahābhārata xiii, 607 and 1037ff.; Śiva-purāṇa ii, 2]

3) [v.s. ...] cf. sudivā-

4) [v.s. ...] tāṇḍi.

5) Tāṇḍi (ताण्डि):—[from tāṇḍa] n. Name of a manual of the art of dancing (said to be composed by ṇḍa), [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc. [Scholiast or Commentator]]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Tāṇḍi (ताण्डि):—(ṇḍiḥ) 2. f. Science of dancing.

[Sanskrit to German]

Tandi 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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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Taṃḍi (ತಂಡಿ):—

1) [noun] the condition of temperature being much lower; the sensation produced by a loss or absence of normal heat; coldness; chillness.

2) [noun] a being moistened, covered or saturated with water; wetness.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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