Bhandagarika, Bhaṇḍāgārika, Bhanda-agarika: 8 definitions


Bhandagarika 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.

India history and geography

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary

Bhāṇḍāgārika.—(IE 8-3; CII 4; HD; BL), officer in charge of the treasury or the royal store-house. See Ep. Ind., Vol. IX, p. 305. Note: bhāṇḍāgārika 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 mythology, zoology, 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

bhaṇḍāgārika : (m.) a store keeper or treasurer.

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

Bhaṇḍāgārika refers to: keeper of stores Vin. I, 284; II, 176; surveyor of the (royal) warehouses, royal treasurer (a higher court office: cp. Fick. Sociale Gliederung 101 sq.) J. III, 293; IV, 43; V, 117; Miln. 37; DA. I, 21; PvA. 2, 20.

Note: bhaṇḍāgārika is a Pali compound consisting of the words bhaṇḍa and āgārika.

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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 Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

bhāṇḍāgārika (भांडागारिक).—a A treasurer.

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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 dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Bhāṇḍāgārika (भाण्डागारिक).—

1) a storekeeper.

2) a treasurer.

Derivable forms: bhāṇḍāgārikaḥ (भाण्डागारिकः).

Bhāṇḍāgārika is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms bhāṇḍa and āgārika (आगारिक).

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

Bhāṇḍāgārika (भाण्डागारिक):—[from bhāṇḍāgāra > bhāṇḍa] m. a treasurer, [ib.]

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Bhandagarika in German

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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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