Uccandrabhakta, Uccandra-bhakta: 1 definition



Uccandrabhakta 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Uchchandrabhakta.

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

Uccandrabhakta (उच्चन्द्रभक्त).—adj., eating at night (? in the last part of the night, if Sanskrit Lex. definition of uccandra cited in [Boehtlingk and Roth] is correct; rather, when the moon has risen?): °tāḥ Mūla-Sarvāstivāda-Vinaya i.15.1 (as an ādīnava).

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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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