Adhikarmika: 8 definitions
Adhikarmika means something in Buddhism, Pali, Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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.
Mahayana (major branch of Buddhism)Source: Wisdom Library: Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra
Ādhikarmika (आधिकर्मिक) refers to “beginner” and represents one of the ten Bodhisattva vyavasthānas, according to the Avataṃsaka in the chapter on the bodhisattva-daśavyavasthāna, as mentioned in the 2nd century Mahāprajñāpāramitāśāstra chapter 52. Ādhikarmika-vyavasthāna is also known as tche ti. The Sanskrit names of these ten abodes are given by the Gaṇḍhavyūha.
Mahayana (महायान, mahāyāna) is a major branch of Buddhism focusing on the path of a Bodhisattva (spiritual aspirants/ enlightened beings). Extant literature is vast and primarely composed in the Sanskrit language. There are many sūtras of which some of the earliest are the various Prajñāpāramitā sūtras.
Languages of India and abroad
Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Adhikarmika (अधिकर्मिक).—[adhikṛtya karmaṇe alam, adhikarma ṭhan] The overseer of a market whose duty is to recover toll or duties from the traders.
Derivable forms: adhikarmikaḥ (अधिकर्मिकः).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Adhikarmika (अधिकर्मिक):—[from adhi-kṛ] m. overseer of a market, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Goldstücker Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-kaḥ) Clerk or prefect of the market or fair. E. adhikarman, taddh. aff. ṭhan.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Adhikarmika (अधिकर्मिक):—[adhi-karmika] (kaḥ) 1. m. Clerk of the market; an overseer.
[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.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
Adhikarmika (ಅಧಿಕರ್ಮಿಕ):—[noun] an overseer or revenue collector of a market.
Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.
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