Vanik, Vaṇik: 1 definition
Vanik 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 geogprahySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary
Vaṇik.—(IE 8-3; BL), merchant or a member of the merchantile community. Note: vaṇik 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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Starts with: Vanik-sthana, Vanik-suvarnakara, Vanika, Vanikajya, Vanikama, Vanikas, Vanikavasa, Vanikinica, Vanikkarman, Vanikkataka, Vanikkriya, Vanikpida, Vanikpurusha, Vanikputra, Vaniksartha, Vaniksunu, Vaniktva, Vanikutalakshmidhara, Vaṇikpatha.
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Search found 5 books and stories containing Vanik, Vaṇik; (plurals include: Vaniks, Vaṇiks). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
The Skanda Purana (by G. V. Tagare)
Chapter 10 - The Service Rendered by the Merchant Class (Vaṇik or Vaiśya) < [Section 2 - Dharmāraṇya-khaṇḍa]
Manusmriti with the Commentary of Medhatithi (by Ganganatha Jha)
The Brahmanda Purana (by G.V. Tagare)
The Shiva Purana (by J. L. Shastri)
Chapter 13 - Description of good conduct (sadācāra) < [Section 1 - Vidyeśvara-saṃhitā]
The Bhagavata Purana (by A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada)
Chapter 14 - The Material World as the Great Forest of Enjoyment < [Canto V - The Creative Impetus]