Bhandagara, Bhaṇḍāgāra: 10 definitions

Introduction

Bhandagara means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, the history of ancient India, Marathi. 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.

In Hinduism

Arthashastra (politics and welfare)

Source: Shodhganga: Kakati Ganapatideva and his times (artha)

Bhaṇḍāgāra (भण्डागार).—Another important office, in the administration was treasury. The treasury was incharge of bhaṇḍāri and treasury department, is called bhaṇḍāgāra. Manasollasa calls the office as bhaṇḍāgāra, according to which bhaṇḍāri should have a knowledge of goods to be taken into the treasury and must be conversant with the accounts.

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Arthashastra (अर्थशास्त्र, arthaśāstra) literature concerns itself with the teachings (shastra) of economic prosperity (artha) statecraft, politics and military tactics. The term arthashastra refers to both the name of these scientific teachings, as well as the name of a Sanskrit work included in such literature. This book was written (3rd century BCE) by by Kautilya, who flourished in the 4th century BCE.

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India history and geogprahy

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary

Bhāṇḍa-agāra.—(EI 23, 30), a treasury or store-house. Note: bhāṇḍa-agāra 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

bhaṇḍāgāra : (nt.) a storehouse or treasury.

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

Bhaṇḍāgāra refers to: store house, warehouse, only in der.

Note: bhaṇḍāgāra is a Pali compound consisting of the words bhaṇḍa and āgāra.

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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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Marathi-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

bhāṇḍāgāra (भांडागार).—n (S) bhāṇḍārakhānā m bhāṇḍāragṛha n (S) A treasury, magazine, store-house, or store-room.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

bhāṇḍāgāra (भांडागार).—n bhāṇḍārakhānā m gṛha n A treasury.

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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Bhāṇḍāgāra (भाण्डागार).—m.

(-raḥ) A store-room, a place where household goods and utensils are kept. n.

(-raṃ) A treasury. E. bhāṇḍa a vessel and āgāra a house.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Bhāṇḍāgāra (भाण्डागार).—[neuter] store-, treasure-, or warehouse; rika [masculine] the overseer of such a house, treasurer.

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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. 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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