Candaka, Caṇḍaka: 12 definitions
Candaka means something in Buddhism, Pali, Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India. 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.
Candaka has 10 English definitions available.
Alternative spellings of this word include Chandaka.
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[Deutsch Wörterbuch]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch
Candaka (चन्दक):—m. ein best. Fisch (v. l. candraka) [Rājavallabha im Śabdakalpadruma] Nach [Wilson’s Wörterbuch] ausserdem: adj. erfreuend. — m. der Mond; Mondschein.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung
Candaka (चन्दक):—m. —
1) der Mond. —
2) Mondschein. —
3) ein best. Fisch.
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.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Starts with: Camdakala, Camdakanari, Camdakanisu, Camdakanne, Camdakanu, Candakali, Candakanta, Candakapali, Candakapalika, Candakapalini, Candakapushpa, Candakara, Candakaray, Candakaraya, Candakarman, Candakaushika.
Search found 8 books and stories containing Candaka, Caṇḍaka; (plurals include: Candakas, Caṇḍakas). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
The Padma Purana (by N.A. Deshpande)
Chapter 211 - Caṇḍaka’s Fate < [Section 6 - Uttara-Khaṇḍa (Concluding Section)]
Chapter 209 - The Story of Brāhmaṇa Mukunda < [Section 6 - Uttara-Khaṇḍa (Concluding Section)]
Chapter 6 - Bhāratavarṣa: Its Rivers and Regions < [Section 3 - Svarga-khaṇḍa (section on the heavens)]
Amaravati Art in the Context of Andhra Archaeology (by Sreyashi Ray chowdhuri)
The Great Departure or Mahābhiniṣkramaṇa < [Chapter 3 - Amarāvatī and the Formative Stage of the Buddhist Art]
Parasol or Chatra < [Chapter 3 - Amarāvatī and the Formative Stage of the Buddhist Art]
Birth of Rāhula < [Chapter 3 - Amarāvatī and the Formative Stage of the Buddhist Art]
The Fo-Sho-Hing-Tsan-King (A Life of Buddha) (by Samuel Beal)
Varga 8. The General Grief of the Palace < [Kiouen II]
Varga 6. The Return of Candaka < [Kiouen II]
Varga 5. Leaving the City < [Kiouen I]
The Skanda Purana (by G. V. Tagare)
Ramayana of Valmiki (by Hari Prasad Shastri)
Chapter 1 - Rama describes the Spring and the Sentiments it evokes in him < [Book 4 - Kishkindha-kanda]
The Jataka tales [English], Volume 1-6 (by Robert Chalmers)