Bhandarin, aka: Bhāṇḍārin; 2 Definition(s)

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India history and geogprahy

Bhaṇḍārin or Bhāṇḍārin.—(EI 9; SITI), officer in charge of the treasury; same as Bhāṇḍāgārika. Cf. Sejjeya-bhaṇḍārī (EI 13), ‘officer in charge of the stores in the king's bed- chamber’. Note: bhaṇḍārin is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary
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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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Sanskrit-English dictionary

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Bhāṇḍārin (भाण्डारिन्).—m. The keeper of a store-house.

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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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Svarna-bhandarin
Svarṇa-bhāṇḍārin.—cf. Poṉ-paṇḍārigal (EI 33), members of the administrative council of a temple...
Bhandara
Bhaṇḍāra (भण्डार) refers to the “treasury keeper” of the Śiva temple.— The temple had an accoun...
Hasta-bham
Hasta-bhāṃ.—(LP), abbreviation of hastaka-bhāṇḍārin; ‘by the hand of (i. e. through) the Bhāṇḍā...
Bham
Bhaṃ.—(Bhaṃº) (PJS), abbreviation of Bhaṇḍārin (especially in medieval Jain inscriptions). See ...

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