Tridandaka, Tridaṇḍaka, Tri-dandaka: 5 definitions

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Introduction:

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

Tridaṇḍaka (त्रिदण्डक).—nt., ? Mūla-Sarvāstivāda-Vinaya ii.120.6 and (°ke bhāṣya-māṇe) 7 (after the death of a monk); the latter seems to [Page258-a+ 71] suggest the figurative use of tridaṇḍa in Manu 12.11, meaning triple self-control, in word, thought, and act; Mūla-Sarvāstivāda-Vinaya iv.80.5.

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

Tridaṇḍaka (त्रिदण्डक).—n. the three staves of a religious mendicant, Mahābhārata 12, 11870.

Tridaṇḍaka is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms tri and daṇḍaka (दण्डक).

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

Tridaṇḍaka (त्रिदण्डक):—[=tri-daṇḍaka] [from tri] n. the 3 staves of a Parivrājaka, [Mahābhārata xii; Upaniṣad]

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Tridaṇḍaka (त्रिदण्डक):—n. = tridaṇḍa [1.] [Mahābhārata 12, 11870. 11907.]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung

Tridaṇḍaka (त्रिदण्डक):—n. = tridaṇḍa 1)a).

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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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