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Vaṇikpatha, aka: Vanikpatha; 1 Definition(s)


Vaṇikpatha means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. Check out some of the following descriptions and leave a comment if you want to add your own contribution to this article.

The Sanskrit term Vaṇikpatha can be transliterated into English as Vanikpatha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism


1a) Vaṇikpatha (वणिक्पथ).—Attained salvation by satsaṅga.*

  • * Bhāgavata-purāṇa XI. 12. 6; Vāyu-purāṇa 62. 172.

1b) First introduced by Pṛthu for commerce;1 not known in Puṣkaradvīpa; unknown on earth at one time.2

  • 1) Viṣṇu-purāṇa I. 13. 84.
  • 2) Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa II. 19. 121; 36. 198.
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

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The Purāṇas (पुराण, purana) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahāpurāṇas total over 400,000 ślokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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