Kayika, Kāyika, Kāyikā: 13 definitions

Introduction

Kayika means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, 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 Hinduism

Dharmashastra (religious law)

Source: Wisdom Library: Dharma-śāstra

Kāyikā (कायिका) is a Sanskrit technical term, used in fincance, referring to “to be paid by bodily labour”. The word is used throughout Dharmaśāstra literature such as the Manusmṛti. (See the Manubhāṣya, verse 8.153)

Source: Google Books: Manusmṛti with the Manubhāṣya

1) Kāyikā (कायिका).—One of the six kinds of interest, according to Bṛhaspati;—Kāyikā interest is in the form of bodily labour. Kāyikā interest shall be realised by the creditor so long as the principal remains unpaid.

2) Interest at the rate of one Paṇa and a quarter, paid regularly without diminishing the principal, is denoted Kāyikā interest. (See the Manubhāṣya verse 8.153)

Dharmashastra book cover
context information

Dharmashastra (धर्मशास्त्र, dharmaśāstra) contains the instructions (shastra) regarding religious conduct of livelihood (dharma), ceremonies, jurisprudence (study of law) and more. It is categorized as smriti, an important and authoritative selection of books dealing with the Hindu lifestyle.

Discover the meaning of kayika in the context of Dharmashastra from relevant books on Exotic India

Shaivism (Shaiva philosophy)

Source: Wisdom Library: Śaivism

Kāyika (कायिक) refers to a classification of sins, according to the Śivadharmottarapurāṇa

Shaivism book cover
context information

Shaiva (शैव, śaiva) or Shaivism (śaivism) represents a tradition of Hinduism worshiping Shiva as the supreme being. Closely related to Shaktism, Shaiva literature includes a range of scriptures, including Tantras, while the root of this tradition may be traced back to the ancient Vedas.

Discover the meaning of kayika in the context of Shaivism from relevant books on Exotic India

Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

kāyika : (adj.) relating to the resulting from the body.

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

Kayika, (fr. krī, cp. BSk. krayika Divy 505) a buyer, trader, dealer Miln. 334. (Page 195)

— or —

Kāyika, (adj.) (fr. kāya) 1. belonging to the body, i.e. felt by the body (experienced by the senses), or resulting from the body, i.e. done by the body (=acted as opposed to spoken or thought). sukhaṃ physical happiness (opp. cetasika°) S. V, 209; A. I, 81; dukkhaṃ D. II, 306; M. I, 302 (opp. cetasikaṃ); kāyikaṃ (sc. dhammaṃ) sikkhati to teach the conduct of body (opp. vācasikaṃ) Vin. II, 248. In comb. with vācasika also at S. I, 190; Pug. 21; Vism. 18 (of anācara); PvA. 119 (of saṃyama, control) Shhp 55; Bdhd 26, 134; referring to diff. kinds of amusements Nd2 219=SnA 86. 2.—° (of devas) belonging to the company of-: ° D. I, 220; gandhabba° PvA. 119. (Page 209)

Pali book cover
context information

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.

Discover the meaning of kayika in the context of Pali from relevant books on Exotic India

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

kāyika (कायिक).—a S Relating to the body, corporeal.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

kāyika (कायिक).—a Belonging to the body, corporal.

context information

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.

Discover the meaning of kayika in the context of Marathi from relevant books on Exotic India

Sanskrit-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Kāyikā (कायिका) or Kāyika (कायिक).—a. [kāya-ṭhak] Relating to the body, bodily, corporeal; कायिकतपः (kāyikatapaḥ) Ms.12.8.

-kā Interest (whatever is given for the use of money); Ms.8.153.

See also (synonyms): kāyaka, kāyikī.

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

Kāyika (कायिक).—(-kāyika), ifc. adj. (from kāya 2 plus -ika), belonging to the company of…; noted only modifying (as separate word or in composition) the words deva and devaputra, of various classes of ‘gods’: tuṣitakāyika Lalitavistara 183.17; 363.21; Gaṇḍavyūha 527. 15; tuṣitabhavanakāyiko devaputro Mahāvastu i.174.1; trāya- triṃśakāyikair devair Lalitavistara 365.8; gandharvakāyikeṣu deveṣu Mahāvastu ii.49.2; mārakāyikā devaputrās Lalitavistara 300.4; svaviṣaya- kāyika-devaputrā(s) Mahāvastu ii.278.16 (Māra speaking); °yikā dev° 287.11.

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

Kāyika (कायिक).—mfn.

(-kaḥ-kā-kī-kaṃ) Corporeal, relating to the body. E. kāya the body, and kan or ṭhak aff.

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

Kāyika (कायिक).—i. e. kāya + ika, adj., f. ([Mānavadharmaśāstra] 8, 153) and . 1. Corporeal, bodily [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 12, 8; [Suśruta] 1, 12, 2. 2. (viz. vṛddhi, Immoderate profits) from a pledge to be used by way of interest, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 8, 153.

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

1) Kāyikā (कायिका):—[from kāyaka > kāya] f. (with or without vṛddhi), interest obtained from capital, etc., [Manu-smṛti viii, 153; Gautama-dharma-śāstra xii, 35.] [kāyikā vṛddhi f. interest consisting in the use of an animal or any capital stock pawned or pledged; service rendered by the body of an animal (as a cow, etc.) pledged and used by the person to whom it is pledged; or (according to some) interest of which the payment does not affect the principal.]

2) Kāyika (कायिक):—[from kāya] mf(ī)n. performed with the body, [Manu-smṛti xii, 8; Mahābhārata xviii, 303]

3) [v.s. ...] corporeal, [Suśruta] etc.

4) [v.s. ...] (ifc.) belonging to an assemblage or multitude, [Buddhist literature]

context information

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.

Discover the meaning of kayika in the context of Sanskrit from relevant books on Exotic India

See also (Relevant definitions)

Relevant text

Like what you read? Consider supporting this website: