Harika, aka: Hārika, Hārikā; 5 Definition(s)

Introduction

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.

In Buddhism

Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)

[Harika in Theravada glossaries]

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.

(Source): Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names
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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).

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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

[Harika in Pali glossaries]

hārikā : (f.) carrying; removing.

(Source): BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

Hārika, (adj.) (fr. hāra) carrying D.II, 348. (Page 731)

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

[Harika in Marathi glossaries]

harīka (हरीक).—m A grain, Paspalum frumentaceum.

--- OR ---

harīka (हरीक) [or हरीख, harīkha].—m (Corr. from harṣa S) Joy, delight, gladness.

(Source): DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
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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

[Harika in Sanskrit glossaries]

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): 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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Relevant definitions

Search found 21 related definition(s) that might help you understand this better. Below you will find the 15 most relevant articles:

Majara Harika
mājarā harīka (माजरा हरीक).—sometimes mājaṛyā harīka m Black-skinned variety of harīka. Opp. to...
Kutaharika
Kuṭahārikā (कुटहारिका).—a female servant, Hch.Kuṭahārikā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of t...
Gandhaharika
Gandhahārikā (गन्धहारिका).—a female servant whose business is to prepare perfumes; cf. गन्धकारि...
Tandula
taṇḍula (तंडुल).—m Rice cleaned from the husk.--- OR --- tandula (तंदुल).—m Rice cleaned from i...
Haraka
Haraka (हरक).—1) A stealer, thief.2) A rogue.3) A divisor.4) Name of Śiva.5) A long flexible sw...
Harakena
harakēṇa (हरकेण).—n The straw of the grain harīka.
Harakyana
harakyāṇa (हरक्याण).—n The straw of the grain harīka.
Ghumanem
ghumaṇēṃ (घुमणें).—v i To resound. ring, fill the air- a loud and deep sound. To swell and heav...
Majara
mājara (माजर).—c māñjarūṃ n A cat.--- OR --- mājarā (माजरा).—n Narcotic. Puffed up.
Kenda
kēṇḍa (केंड).—n Hollow grains of harīka. m A kind of fish.
Godava
gōḍavā (गोडवा).—a Sweet. (Used of water) Fresh-opp. to salt or brackish. (Of a tree or plant) W...
Pharala
pharāḷa (फराळ).—m Taking a slight repast; eating fruits, parched corn &c. such repast or meal. ...
Harakyena
harakyēṇa (हरक्येण).—n C (harīka & tṛṇa) The straw or culms of the grain harīka.
Vaghamariya
vāghamāṛyā (वाघमाऱ्या).—a A term for a daring, dauntless fellow.
Harakenda
harakēṇḍa (हरकेंड).—n R (harīka & kēṇḍa) Hollow grains of harīka (Paspalum frumentaceum).

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