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Mantri, 2 Definition(s)

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1a) Mantri (मन्त्रि).—A Vānara chief.*

  • * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 7. 238.

1b) The chief counsellor of the king;1 looks after the kingdom in the absence of the king;2 to be consulted before undertaking an expedition;3 residence of.4

  • 1) Vāyu-purāṇa 57. 70.
  • 2) Matsya-purāṇa 115. 17; 217. 18.
  • 3) Ib. 223. 9; 240. 27.
  • 4) Ib. 254. 20.
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The Ministers (mantri)—Those who shine as royal ministers are men of their word, discerners of good qualities, wealthy, famed, learned in mood (bhāva), knowing good from evil, fain of the flavour of love, impartial, well-conducted, of good will, learned, devoted servants of the king, and men of culture.

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