Vimshatika, aka: Viṃśatika; 3 Definition(s)

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Vimshatika 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.

The Sanskrit term Viṃśatika can be transliterated into English as Vimsatika or Vimshatika, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

India history and geogprahy

Viṃśatika.—regarded as equal to 20 māṣas (JNSI, Vol. XVI, p. 52); cf. viṃśopaka. Note: viṃśatika 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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Viṃśatika.—regarded as equal to 20 māṣas; cf. viṃśopaka. Note: viṃśatika 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
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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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Sanskrit-English dictionary

Vimshatika in Sanskrit glossary... « previous · [V] · next »

Viṃśatika (विंशतिक).—a. Worth twenty.

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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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