Vanik, Vaṇik: 3 definitions
Vanik means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India, Hindi. 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 geographySource: 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.
Languages of India and abroad
Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Vaṇik (वणिक्):—[from vaṇij] in [compound] for vaṇij.
Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). 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.
Hindi dictionarySource: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary
Vanik in Hindi refers in English to:—(nm) a trader, businessman, merchant; a member of the Vaishya community; -[karma] ([kriya]) work of a trader, trading..—vanik (वणिक) is alternatively transliterated as Vaṇika.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Starts with (+4): Vanik-sthana, Vanik-suvarnakara, Vanika, Vanikajya, Vanikama, Vanikas, Vanikatrina, Vanikavasa, Vanikavi, Vanikavrata, Vanike, Vanikinica, Vanikkarman, Vanikkataka, Vanikkriya, Vanikpida, Vanikpurusha, Vanikputra, Vaniksartha, Vaniksunu.
Full-text (+10): Vanika, Vaṇikpatha, Nikshepavanik, Vaniksuta, Vaniksartha, Vaniksunu, Vanikpurusha, Vaniktva, Vanikputra, Vanikkataka, Vanikkarman, Vanikkriya, Vanik-suvarnakara, Vanik-sthana, Nediyomarana, Potavanij, Vaṇippattha, Kamsavanik, Vasa, Bharika.
Search found 8 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:
Chaitanya Bhagavata (by Bhumipati Dāsa)
Verse 3.5.458 < [Chapter 5 - The Pastimes of Nityānanda]
Verse 2.3.134 < [Chapter 3 - The Lord Manifests His Varāha Form in the House of Murāri and Meets with Nityānanda]
Verse 3.5.453 < [Chapter 5 - The Pastimes of Nityānanda]
The Skanda Purana (by G. V. Tagare)
Chapter 10 - The Service Rendered by the Merchant Class (Vaṇik or Vaiśya) < [Section 2 - Dharmāraṇya-khaṇḍa]
Chapter 214 - The Greatness of Śrī Kapāla Tīrtha < [Section 3 - Revā-khaṇḍa]
Chapter 38 - Acquisition of the Charter by Brāhmaṇas < [Section 2 - Dharmāraṇya-khaṇḍa]
Rig Veda (translation and commentary) (by H. H. Wilson)
Manusmriti with the Commentary of Medhatithi (by Ganganatha Jha)
Malatimadhava (study) (by Jintu Moni Dutta)
The Brahmanda Purana (by G.V. Tagare)