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 skandhá [ skandha ]

m. ( accord. to Uṇ. iv, 206, from √ skand in the sense of ' rising ' ? ) the shoulder, upper part of the back or region from the neck to the shoulder-joint ( in men and animals ) AV. etc.

the stem or trunk of a tree ( esp. that part of the stem where the branches begin ) ŚāṅkhGṛ. MBh. etc.

a large branch or bough L.

a troop, multitude, quantity, aggregate ( cf. kari-, nara-sk° ) MBh. BhP.

a part, division ( esp. a division of an army or a form of military array ) MBh. Kāv. etc.

a chapter, section ( of a book, system etc. ) VarBṛS. Car.

a tract, path, region ( esp. of the winds, said to be seven ) MBh. Hariv.

( in phil. ) the five objects of sense ( See viṣaya ) W.

( with Buddhists ) the five constituent elements of being ( viz. rūpa, ' bodily form '

vedanā, ' sensation '

saṃjñā, ' perception '

saṃskāra, ' aggregate of formations '

vijñāna, ' consciousness or thought-faculty ' ) MWB. 109

( with Jainas ) the body ( in the widest sense, = piṇḍa ) Sarvad

a partic. form of the Āryā metre Col.

a king, prince L.

any article used at the coronation of a king ( as a jar filled with consecrated water, an umbrella etc. ) W.

a sage, teacher ib.

war, battle ib.

an engagement, agreement ib.

a heron ib.

equality of height in the humps of a pair of draught oxen ib.

= samparâya and bhadrâdi L.

N. of a serpent-demon MBh.

of a poet Cat.

often w.r. for skanda

( ā ), f. a branch L.

a creeper L.

skandhá-cāpa [ skandhacApa ]

m. ' shoulder-bow ', a sort of yoke or pole made of bamboo with a cord attached to either end for carrying burdens L.

skandhá-ja [ skandhaja ]

mfn. growing from the stem Āpast

m. a tree growing from a principal stem ( e.g. the gum olibanum tree etc. ). MW.

skandhá-taru [ skandhataru ]

m. the cocoa-nut tree L.

skandhá-deśa [ skandhadeza ]

m. the region of the shoulder MBh. Śak

the stem of a tree etc. Kathās

the part about the shoulders or withers of an elephant ( where the driver sits ) MW.

skandhá-parinirvāṇa [ skandhaparinirvANa ]

n. complete annihilation of the elements of being ( with Buddhists ) ib.

skandhá-pāda [ skandhapAda ]

m. N. of a mountain MārkP.

skandhá-pīṭha [ skandhapITha ]

n. the shoulders-blade Kād

skandhá-pradeśa [ skandhapradeza ]

m. the region of the shoulder L.

skandhá-phala [ skandhaphala ]

m. the cocoa-nut tree L.

Ficus Glomerata ib.

Aegle Marmelos ib.

skandhá-bandhanā [ skandhabandhanA ]

f. Anethum Panmorium ib.

skandhá-maṇi [ skandhamaNi ]

m. a partic. amulet ( = asita-sk° ) Kauś. Sch.

skandhá-maya [ skandhamaya ]

mf ( ī ) n., buddhi-skandha-m°

skandhá-mallaka [ skandhamallaka ]

m. a heron L.

skandhá-māra [ skandhamAra ]

m. ( with Buddhists ) one of the four Māras Dharmas. 50

skandhá-rāja [ skandharAja ]

w.r. for skanda-r° MBh.

skandhá-ruha [ skandharuha ]

m. the Indian fig-tree L.

skandhá-vat [ skandhavat ]

mfn. having a stem or a thick stem or many stems MBh. Hariv. R. MārkP.

skandhá-vaha [ skandhavaha ]

skandhá-vāha [ skandhavAha ]

or m. ' carrying burdens on the shoulders ' ( as an ox etc. ) L.

skandhá-vāhaka [ skandhavAhaka ]

m. ' carrying burdens on the shoulders ' ( as an ox etc. ) L.

skandhá-vāhya [ skandhavAhya ]

mf ( ā ) n. being carried on the shoulder of ( ifc. ) Hariv.

skandhá-viśākha [ skandhavizAkha ]

w.r. for skandav° MBh.

skandhá-śākhā [ skandhazAkhA ]

f. a principal branch L.

pl. the trunk and principal branches BhP.

skandhá-śiras [ skandhaziras ]

n. the shoulder-blade Kāv

skandhá-śṛṅga [ skandhazRGga ]

m. a buffalo L.

skandhá-stambhi [ skandhastambhi ]

( ? ),

skandhá-svāti [ skandhasvAti ]

( ? ), m. N. of kings VP.

skandhá-svāmin [ skandhasvAmin ]

w.r. for skanda-sv° ( q.v. )

skandhâkṣa [ skandhAkSa ]

m. N. of one of Skanda's attendants MBh.

skandhâgni [ skandhAgni ]

or m. fire made with thick logs L.

skandhânala [ skandhAnala ]

m. fire made with thick logs L.

skandhâvāra [ skandhAvAra ]

m. the king's camp or headquarters, royal residence MBh. R. Kām. etc.

an army L.

skandhe-mukha [ skandhemukha ]

mfn. having the face or mouth on the shoulders MBh.

skandhôpaneya [ skandhopaneya ]

mfn. to be carried on the shoulders W.

m. ( scil. saṃdhi ) a kind of treaty or alliance to maintain peace, a peace-offering Kām