Aramika, Ārāmika: 8 definitions



Aramika means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, 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.

India history and geography

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary

Ārāmika.—(LL), a gardener. Note: ārāmika is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.

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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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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

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Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

ārāmika : (m.) an attendant in a monastery. (adj.) belonging to a monastery.

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Ārāmika, (adj.) (fr. ārāma) 1. (to ārāma 1) finding delight in, fond of (c. Gen.) (or servant in general?) Miln. 6 (saṅghassa trsl. at the service of the order).—2. (to ārāma 2) belonging to an Ārāma, one who shares the congregation, an attendant of the Ārāma Vin. I, 207 sq. ; II, 177 (& °pesaka), 211; III, 24; IV, 40; V, 204; A. II, 78 (°samaṇuddesa); III, 109 (id.), 275 (°pesaka); J. I, 38 (°kicca) Vism. 74 (°samaṇuddesa).—f. ārāmakiṇī a female attendant or visitor of an Ārāma Vin. I, 208. (Page 108)

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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.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Ārāmika (आरामिक).—A gardener.

Derivable forms: ārāmikaḥ (आरामिकः).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Ārāmika (आरामिक).—m. (in sense 1 once in Rājat., [Boehtlingk]; in Pali apparently only in sense 2, and so usually in [Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit]), (1) gardener: Avadāna-śataka i.36.10 ff.; 120.14; 124.6, et alibi; (2) an attendant in a Buddhist ārāma, i.e. a grove used by monks: Mahāvyutpatti 3843; Mahāvastu i.325.19 °ka-sahasrāṇi upasthāpayiṣyanti (in a grove for monks); Divyāvadāna 43.20 (here Tibetan khim pa zhig, Bailey, JRAS 1950.180; āgārika ?); 155.13; 157.25, 27 et alibi; Bodhisattvabhūmi 166.25; [Prātimokṣasūtra des Sarvāstivādins] 494.10; Laṅkāvatāra-sūtra 308.6.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Ārāmika (आरामिक):—[from ā-ram] m. a gardener, [Rājataraṅgiṇī]

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

Ārāmika (आरामिक):—(von ārāma) m. Gärtner [Vyutpatti oder Mahāvyutpatti 97.]

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Aramīka (अरमीक):—Nomen proprium einer Oertlichkeit [Oxforder Handschriften 339,b,34. 340,a,6.]

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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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