Tridanda, Tridaṇḍa, Tridaṇḍā, Tridamda, Tri-danda: 16 definitions


Tridanda means something in 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.

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

Tridaṇḍa (त्रिदण्ड):—(tri + daṇḍa)

1) n. a) die drei in Eins verbundenen Stäbe eines brahmanischen Bettlers, der der Welt entsagt hat: saptāṅgasyeha rājyasya viṣṭabdhasya tridaṇḍavat [Manu’s Gesetzbuch 9, 296.] saptāṅgasyāsya rājyasya tridaṇḍasyeva tiṣṭhataḥ [Mahābhārata 12, 12007.] dhṛk [?3, 16016. 13445. 4, 1400. 13, 2786. 4505. 4507. 6471. Rāmāyaṇa 3, 52, 9. Pañcatantra III, 238. GAUḌAP. zu SĀṂKHYAK. 50. Prabodhacandrodaja 30, 17.] — b) die dreifache Macht: die Beherrschung der Rede, der Gedanken und der Handlungen [Manu’s Gesetzbuch 12, 11.] —

2) f. ī Titel einer Schrift [Weber’s Verzeichniss No. 1170.]

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

Tridaṇḍa (त्रिदण्ड):——

1) n. — a) die drei in Eins verbundenen Stäbe eines Brahmanen , aer der Welt entsagt hat. — b) die dreifache macht ; die Beherrschung der Rede , der Gedanken und der Handlungen.

2) *f. ī Titel eines Werkes.

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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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