Mahaka: 8 definitions
Mahaka means something in Buddhism, Pali, Hinduism, Sanskrit, Hindi. 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.
Mahaka has 6 English definitions available.
Alternative spellings of this word include Mahak.
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[Deutsch Wörterbuch]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch
Mahaka (महक):—vgl. māhaki .Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung
Mahaka (महक):—m. —
1) ein ausgezeichneter Mann. —
2) Schildkröte. —
3) Beiname Viṣṇu's. —
4) Nomen proprium eines Mannes ; vgl. māhaki.
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 (+142): Maha-kappina, Mahaka Sutta, Mahakaccana, Mahakaccha, Mahakachchha, Mahakada, Mahakadamba, Mahakadambaka, Mahakailasa, Mahakailasadandaka, Mahakailasavarnana, Mahakal, Mahakala, Mahakalabhairavapancanga, Mahakalabhairavatantre sharabhakavacam, Mahakalabhairavatantresharabhakavaca, Mahakalakavaca, Mahakalakhanda, Mahakalamata, Mahakalapancanga.
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Vinaya Pitaka (3): Khandhaka (by I. B. Horner)
Visuddhimagga (the pah of purification) (by Ñāṇamoli Bhikkhu)
(1) The Kinds of Supernormal Power < [Chapter XII - The Supernormal Powers (iddhividha-niddesa)]
Buddhist Monastic Discipline (by Jotiya Dhirasekera)