Bahirika, Bāhirika: 3 definitions
Bahirika 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.
India history and geographySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary
Bāhirikā.—(EI 20), a suburb. Note: bāhirikā 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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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Bāhirika (बाहिरिक).—An alien character; न च बाहिरिकान् कुर्यात् पुरराष्ट्रोपघातकान् । क्षिपेज्जनपदे चैतान् सर्वान् वा दापयेत् करान् (na ca bāhirikān kuryāt purarāṣṭropaghātakān | kṣipejjanapade caitān sarvān vā dāpayet karān) || Kau. A.2.4.22; also द्वारबाहिरिकादेयम् च दुर्गम् (dvārabāhirikādeyam ca durgam) Kau. A. 2.5.24.
Derivable forms: bāhirikaḥ (बाहिरिकः).Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)
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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Kautilya Arthashastra (by R. Shamasastry)
Chapter 4 - Buildings within the Fort < [Book 2 - The duties of Government Superintendents]
Chapter 6 - The Business of Collection of Revenue by the Collector-General < [Book 2 - The duties of Government Superintendents]
Settlement in Early Historic Ganga Plain (by Chirantani Das)
Part 2 - Surroundings of Nalanda < [Chapter III - Nālandā: Evidence for rise and progress of the settlement]
Part 8 - Growth of Secondary Sites (Nālandā and Sārnāth) < [Conclusion]
Part 7 - Nalanda’s Rise of a Multi-functional Nodal Centre < [Chapter III - Nālandā: Evidence for rise and progress of the settlement]
Kalpa-sutra (Lives of the Jinas) (by Hermann Jacobi)