Harmika, Harmikā: 4 definitions
Harmika means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India. 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 geographySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary
Harmikā.—(EI 28), a pavilion. Note: harmikā is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.
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 dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Harmikā (हर्मिका).—f. A summer house on a Stūpa.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary
Harmika (हर्मिक).—(probably hyper-Sanskrit to next = Pali hammiya, AMg. hammia = Sanskrit harmya; § 2.33), room or apartment on the top of a building, according to Tibetan on Lalitavistara bsil khaṅ, cool room, summer-house; Divyāvadāna Index also summer-house (in Divyāvadāna it is above the cupola of a stūpa): prāsādāś ca gavākṣa-harmika-(could be m.c. for °kā)- varā(ḥ) Lalitavistara 293.16 (verse); tasyātinavāṇḍasyopari harmikā kṛtānupūrveṇa…Divyāvadāna 244.12 (prose), here f. unless text is corrupt.
Harmika can also be spelled as Harmikā (हर्मिका).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Harmikā (हर्मिका):—[from harmya] f. a summer-house on a Stūpa, [Divyāvadāna]
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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Ends with: Adharmika, Anudharmika, Charmika, Dharmika, Drishtadharmika, Natyadharmika, Paramadharmika, Pattaka-dharmika, Saddharmika, Sadharmika, Sahadharmika, Sahajadharmika, Saudharmika, Sudharmika, Vaidharmika, Vasudharmika, Vidharmika.
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Vastu-shastra (5): Temple Architecture (by D. N. Shukla)
Stūpas (Shrines for Devotion) < [Chapter 12 - History of Hindu Temples (Prāsādas and Vimānas)]
Temple architecture in Burma < [Chapter 12 - History of Hindu Temples (Prāsādas and Vimānas)]
Settlement in Early Historic Ganga Plain (by Chirantani Das)
Part 11 - Main Shrine of Sārnāth < [Chapter VII - Sārnāth: The Satellite Religious Centre]
Vastu-shastra (1): Canons of Architecture (by D. N. Shukla)
The Mahavastu (great story) (by J. J. Jones)