Bharika, Bhārika, Bhārikā: 16 definitions

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In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

Source: gurumukhi.ru: Ayurveda glossary of terms

Bhārika (भारिक):—[bhārikaṃ] Heaviness of the head.

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Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.

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India history and geography

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary

Bhārikā.—(IE 8-5; EI 25), cf. bhārikāyāṃ vaṇik-putrasy = āṣṭottara-śataṃ rūpakāṇām; a crime, the nature of which is uncertain. Note: bhārikā 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

bhārika : (adj.) loaded; heavy; full of.

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

Bhārika, (adj.) (fr. bhāra) 1. loaded, heavy J. V, 84, 477; Miln. 261.—2. full of, loaded down with (-°) VvA. 314 (sineha° hadaya).—3. grievous, serious, sorrowful PvA. 82 (hadaya).—4. important Miln. 240, 311.—See bhāriya. (Page 502)

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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

Bhārika (भारिक).—a.

1) Bearing or carrying a load.

2) Heavy. -m. A burden-carrier, porter; Ms.2.188.

See also (synonyms): bhārin.

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Bhārikā (भारिका).—A heap, multitude.

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

Bharikā (भरिका).—(hyper-Sanskrit, § 2.33, for MIndic (Pali) bhariyā = Sanskrit bhāryā), wife; in Divyāvadāna 28.22; 30.11—12 read jyeṣṭha-bharikā, elder brother's wife, with some mss. both times, for ed. °bhavikā. Bailey, JRAS 1950.175—6, would read -bhartṛkāyā in 28.22 (Tibetan jo mo, mistress), and bhrātṛke in 30.11 (Tibetan mnaḥ ma, daughter-in-law). I prefer my interpretation.

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

Bhārika (भारिक).—m.

(-kaḥ) A porter. f.

(-kā) Adj. Heavy. E. bhāra a burthen, ṭhak aff.

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

Bhārika (भारिक).—i. e. bhāra + ika, m. A porter, [Rājataraṅgiṇī] 5, 204 (treasurer; cf. 176 and my Chr. p. 315, n. ad 176. I propose to read bhaurika).

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

Bhārika (भारिक).—[masculine] carrier.

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

1) Bhārikā (भारिका):—[from bhāraka > bhāra] f. (ikā) a heap, multitude, [Śiśupāla-vadha]

2) Bhārika (भारिक):—[from bhāra] a mfn. forming a load, heavy, swollen (said of a [particular] form of elephantiasis), [Suśruta]

3) [v.s. ...] m. a carrier, porter, [Rājataraṅgiṇī; Kathāsaritsāgara]

4) b bhārin See [column]1.

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

Bhārika (भारिक):—(kaḥ) 1. m. A porter.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Bhārika (भारिक) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Bhāria.

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Bharika 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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Hindi dictionary

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Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Bhārīka (भारीक):—(nm) a porter.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Bhārika (ಭಾರಿಕ):—[noun] = ಭಾರವಹ [bharavaha].

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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