Adhikarika, Ādhikārika: 12 definitions
Adhikarika means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, the history of ancient India, 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.
Alternative spellings of this word include Adhikarik.
Natyashastra (theatrics and dramaturgy)Source: Wisdom Library: Nāṭya-śāstra
Ādhikārika (आधिकारिक, “principal plot”) refers to one of the two kinds of “plot” (itivṛtta or vastu) of a dramatic play (nāṭya), according to the Nāṭyaśāstra chapter 21. The plot of the play is divided into five segments (sandhi).
Natyashastra (नाट्यशास्त्र, nāṭyaśāstra) refers to both the ancient Indian tradition (śāstra) of performing arts, (nāṭya, e.g., theatrics, drama, dance, music), as well as the name of a Sanskrit work dealing with these subjects. It also teaches the rules for composing dramatic plays (nataka) and poetic works (kavya).
India history and geographySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary
Adhikārika or Ādhikārika.—(IE 8-3; EI 2, 23, 28; CII 4; BL; HD), ‘an officer’; same as Adhikārin, Niyogika, Adhyakṣa, etc., regarded as meaning a minister, magistrate, superintendent, governor or director. See Ep. Ind., Vol. XXIV, p. 184. Note: adhikārika is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.
The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.
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Pali-English dictionarySource: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Adhikārika, (adj.) (-°) (to adhikāra) serving as, referring to Vin.III, 274 (Bdhgh). (Page 28)
Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Ādhikārika (आधिकारिक).—a. (-kī f.)
1) Supreme, superior, relating to a person or thing in authority.
2) Official, belonging to any office or duty.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary
Adhikārika (अधिकारिक).—(-adhikārika), ifc. adj., f. °kī, (= Pali id.), referring [Page012-b+ 71] to, concerned with: -pratyaṅgaśīrṣachedādhikārikāś ca duḥkhās Gaṇḍavyūha 159.21; kiṃcid evālpaṃ vā prabhūtaṃ vā pūjādhikārikam akṛtvā Bodhisattvabhūmi 160.19, without doing at least something, be it little or much, that relates to homage; dharmā- dhikārikī kathā Mūla-Sarvāstivāda-Vinaya i.162.14. In MPS 45.2 and 6 (prose) yasya vayaṃ pūjādhikārikām autsukyaṃ na samāpannāḥ, I cannot explain the ā in °kām (reported 3 times from 2 mss.); I should expect °kam; a fem. substantive °kā seems implausible.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-kaḥ-kī-kaṃ) 1. Supreme, superior, relating or belonging to any thing or person of importance or sway. 2. Official, relating to any office or duty. E. adhikāra and ṭhañ aff.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Ādhikārika (आधिकारिक):—[from ādhikaraṇika] mf(ā)n. ([from] adhi-kāra), belonging to a chief matter or principal person, [Sāhitya-darpaṇa] etc.
2) [v.s. ...] belonging to particular sections or head chapters (adhikāra), [Śāṅkhāyana-gṛhya-sūtra]
3) [v.s. ...] official, relating to any office or duty, [Bādarāyaṇa’s Brahma-sūtra]
4) [v.s. ...] m. the supreme ruler, the supreme spirit, [Bādarāyaṇa’s Brahma-sūtra]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Ādhikārika (आधिकारिक):—[ādhi-kārika] (kaḥ-kī-kaṃ) a. Supreme, superior; official.
[Sanskrit to German]
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.
Hindi dictionarySource: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary
Ādhikārika (आधिकारिक) [Also spelled adhikarik]:—(a) official, authoritative; (nm) the main plot; hence ~[tā] (nf).
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
Ādhikārika (ಆಧಿಕಾರಿಕ):—[adjective] official a) of or holding an office or position of authority; b) by, from or with the proper authority; authorised or authoritative; c) in a formal or ceremonious manner, often involving persons of authority.
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Ādhikārika (ಆಧಿಕಾರಿಕ):—[noun] the main story or theme (as opp. to incidental anecdotes) of a literary work.
Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Full-text (+5): Vishayika-adhikarika, Niyuktaka-adhikarika, Sena-adhikarika, Shasana-adhikarika, Adhikarik, Anubandha, Karya, Deshillaka, Garbha, Nirvahaṇa, Itivritta, Shasana-adhikarin, Avamarsha, Vimarsha, Dana-adhikarin, Prasangika, Senadhipati, Adhikarin, Samhara, Pratimukha.
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Dasarupaka (critical study) (by Anuru Ranjan Mishra)
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Dhanañjaya’s methodology of discussion < [Introduction]
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Cidgaganacandrika (study) (by S. Mahalakshmi)
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