Mandalika, aka: Māṇḍalika, Maṇḍalikā, Maṇḍalīka; 9 Definition(s)
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Arthashastra (politics and welfare)
Māṇḍalika refers to the title of a ruler of a territyory.—The Āndhra māṇḍala political situation thus outlined gave rise to the māṇḍalika setup of administration. The epigraphs of the period refer to the māṇḍalika, sāmanta, mahāsāmanta and mahāmaṇḍaleśvara. The term māṇḍalika is found only with reference to the Hecerla family who were ruling over Sabbi-nāḍu the home province of the Kākatīyas. The term māṇḍalika, in contradistination to the sāmanta, mahāsāmanta is higher in status.Source: Shodhganga: Kakati Ganapatideva and his times (artha)
Arthashastra (अर्थशास्त्र, arthaśāstra) literature concerns itself with the teachings (shastra) of economic prosperity (artha) statecraft, politics and military tactics. The term arthashastra refers to both the name of these scientific teachings, as well as the name of a Sanskrit work included in such literature. This book was written (3rd century BCE) by by Kautilya, who flourished in the 4th century BCE.
India history and geogprahy
Maṇḍalika.—(EI 26), ruler of a maṇḍala or district; same as Māṇḍalika. Note: maṇḍalika 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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Māṇḍalika.—(IE 8-2; BL; CII 4), ruler of a maṇḍala or district; title of a feudatory chief; cf. Maṇḍalika, Maṇḍalīka. Note: māṇḍalika 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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Maṇḍalīka.—(IE 8-2; SII 1; SITI; BL), feudatory title; ruler of a maṇḍala; same as Maṇḍalika and Māṇḍalika, also called Maṇḍaleśvara. Note: maṇḍalīka is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary
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.
Languages of India and abroad
maṇḍalika : (adj.) belonging to a circle or a small country.Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
Maṇḍalika, (adj. -n.) (fr. maṇḍala, cp. maṇḍalaka-rājā “the king of a small country” Mvyut 94) a district officer, king’s deputy Vin. III, 47 f. maṇḍalikā=maṇḍala 4, i.e. circus, ring, round, in assa° race court Vin. III, 6. (Page 517)Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
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.
māṇḍalika (मांडलिक).—m S A prince ruling over a maṇḍala or circumscribed region; as contrad. from sārvabhauma Sovereign paramount; a Raja or ordinary potentate in general.
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māṇḍaḷīka (मांडळीक).—m (Poetry.) See māṇḍalika.Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
māṇḍalika (मांडलिक).—m A prince ruling over a circum- scribed region.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
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.
Maṇḍalikā (मण्डलिका).—a group, troop, band, crowd.
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Maṇḍalīka (मण्डलीक).—A tributary king; तेजो निजं मुकुलयन्ति च मण्डलीकाः (tejo nijaṃ mukulayanti ca maṇḍalīkāḥ) Kīr. K.2.111.
Derivable forms: maṇḍalīkaḥ (मण्डलीकः).
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Māṇḍalika (माण्डलिक).—a. (-kī f.) Relating to, or ruling a province.
-kaḥ 1 The ruler of a province.
2) A sovereign with an annual income between 3 to 1 lacs of rupees; सामन्तः स नृपः प्रोक्तो यावल्लक्षत्रयावधि । तदूर्ध्वं दशलक्षान्तो नृपो माण्डलिकः स्मृतः (sāmantaḥ sa nṛpaḥ prokto yāvallakṣatrayāvadhi | tadūrdhvaṃ daśalakṣānto nṛpo māṇḍalikaḥ smṛtaḥ) || Śukra.1.183.Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Maṇḍalika (मण्डलिक).—adj. or subst. m. (= next 1; Pali id., compare Sanskrit māṇḍalika), ruler of a (minor) region: (rājābhūt) °kas Gv 399.13. (PTSD defines as district officer, king's deputy, which seems inadequate; Vin. comm. 309.7 = ye dīpadese pi ekam-ekaṃ maṇḍalaṃ bhuñjanti.) See also nāga-maṇḍalika.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary
(-kaḥ) The ruler of a province. f. (-kī) Ruling a province.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
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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