Harika, Hārika, Hārikā: 9 definitions
Harika means something in Buddhism, Pali, Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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.
Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names
A bandit of Rajagaha. After death he was born as a peta with a headless trunk, and was seen by Moggallana. His mouth and his eyes were on his chest. v.l. Harita. S.ii.260.
Theravāda is a major branch of Buddhism having the the Pali canon (tipitaka) as their canonical literature, which includes the vinaya-pitaka (monastic rules), the sutta-pitaka (Buddhist sermons) and the abhidhamma-pitaka (philosophy and psychology).
Languages of India and abroad
Pali-English dictionarySource: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
hārikā : (f.) carrying; removing.Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Hārika, (adj.) (fr. hāra) carrying D.II, 348. (Page 731)
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.
Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
harīka (हरीक).—m A grain, Paspalum frumentaceum.
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harīka (हरीक) [or हरीख, harīkha].—m (Corr. from harṣa S) Joy, delight, gladness.
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.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Harika (हरिक).—[hari-saṃjñayāṃ kan]
1) A horse of a yellowish or tawny colour.
2) A thief.
3) A gambler (with dice).
Derivable forms: harikaḥ (हरिकः).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary
Hārika (हारिक).—(-hārika), adj., ifc. (to -hāri, prec., plus -ka? or error for -hāraka, q.v.?), in dhana-hārikaḥ Divyāvadāna 100.28, in- tending to get wealth; see s.v. ṛṇadhara.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-kaḥ) 1. A horse of a yellowish blue tint. 2. A thief. 3. A gambler. E. kan added to the last.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Harika (हरिक).—[hari + ka], m. A horse of a yellowish-blue tint.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Harika (हरिक):—[from hara] 1. harika m. (for 2. See p. 1291, col. 2) a thief, gambler, [Horace H. Wilson]
2) Hārikā (हारिका):—[from hāraka > hara] f. a kind of metre, [Colebrooke]
3) Harika (हरिक):—[from hari] 2. harika m. (for 1. See p.1289, [column] 2) a horse of a yellowish or reddish brown colour, [Horace H. Wilson]
4) Hārika (हारिक):—[from hari] a mfn. being like Hari (= harir iva) [gana] aṅguly-ādi
5) [v.s. ...] m. [plural] Name of a people, [Mārkaṇḍeya-purāṇa]
6) b hāriṇa, hārita, hāridra etc. See p. 1292, col. 1.
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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