Tridandin, Tridaṇḍin, Tri-dandin: 9 definitions
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Kavya (poetry)Source: archive.org: Naisadhacarita of Sriharsa
Tridaṇḍin (त्रिदण्डिन्) refers to the “followers of the Bhedābheda system of Vedānta”, as mentioned in the Prabodhacandrodaya, Act II.—Both the Candrikā and Prakāśa commentaries here explain tridaṇḍins as the followers of the Bhedābheda system of Vedānta propounded by Bhaṭṭabhāskara. The follwers of Bhāskara, like those of Rāmānuja, were in fact, Tridaṇḍins.
Kavya (काव्य, kavya) refers to Sanskrit poetry, a popular ancient Indian tradition of literature. There have been many Sanskrit poets over the ages, hailing from ancient India and beyond. This topic includes mahakavya, or ‘epic poetry’ and natya, or ‘dramatic poetry’.
General definition (in Jainism)Source: archive.org: Naisadhacarita of Sriharsa (jainism)
Tridaṇḍin (त्रिदण्डिन्) refers to a class of “heretic religious mendicants” according to the Jaina writer Siddharṣi in his Upamitibhavaprapañcā-kathā (p. 547).
Jainism is an Indian religion of Dharma whose doctrine revolves around harmlessness (ahimsa) towards every living being. The two major branches (Digambara and Svetambara) of Jainism stimulate self-control (or, shramana, ‘self-reliance’) and spiritual development through a path of peace for the soul to progess to the ultimate goal.
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
1) a religious mendicant or Saṃnyāsin who has renounced all worldly attachments, and who carries three long staves tied together so as to form one in his right hand; तल्लिप्सुः स यतिर्भूत्वा त्रिदण्डी द्वारका- मगात् (tallipsuḥ sa yatirbhūtvā tridaṇḍī dvārakā- magāt) Bhāgavata 1.86.3.
2) one who has obtained command over his mind, speech, and body (or thought, word, and deed); cf. वाग्दण्डोऽथ मनोदण्डः कायदण्डस्तथैव च । यस्यैते निहिता बुद्धौ त्रिदण्डीति स उच्यते (vāgdaṇḍo'tha manodaṇḍaḥ kāyadaṇḍastathaiva ca | yasyaite nihitā buddhau tridaṇḍīti sa ucyate) || Manusmṛti 12.1.
Tridaṇḍin is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms tri and daṇḍin (दण्डिन्).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Tridaṇḍin (त्रिदण्डिन्).—m. (-ṇḍī) 1. A wandering devotee, one who carries three long bamboo staves in his right hand. 2. The religious man who has obtained a command over his words, thoughts, and actions, or mind, body, and speech. E. tri three, and daṇḍa a punishment, a staff, &c. ini aff.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Tridaṇḍin (त्रिदण्डिन्).—i. e. tri-daṇḍa + in, m. 1. an ascetic, [Yājñavalkya, (ed. Stenzler.)] 3, 85. 2. one who has command over the three seats of action (mind, speech, and body), [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 12, 10.
Tridaṇḍin is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms tri and daṇḍin (दण्डिन्).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Tridaṇḍin (त्रिदण्डिन्):—[=tri-daṇḍin] [from tri] m. ‘carrying the 3 staves tied together’, a Parivrājaka, [Yājñavalkya iii, 58; Mahābhārata] etc.
2) [v.s. ...] a triple commander (id est. controlling his own thoughts, words and deeds), [Manu-smṛti xii, 10; Mārkaṇḍeya-purāṇa xli.]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Tridaṇḍin (त्रिदण्डिन्):—(ṇḍī) 5. m. A wandering devotee, carrying three staves.
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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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