Vyavaharika, Vyavahārika, Vyavahārikā: 16 definitions


Vyavaharika means something in Buddhism, Pali, Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India, Marathi, 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.

In Hinduism

Arthashastra (politics and welfare)

Source: Shodhganga: Kakati Ganapatideva and his times (artha)

Vyavahārika (व्यवहारिक, “business man”) refers to an official title designating one of the seventy-two officers (niyoga) of the Bāhattaraniyogādhipati circle, according to the Inscriptional glossary of Andhra Pradesh (Śāsana-śabdakośāmu). The bāhattaraniyoga-adhipati is the highest executive officer of this circle (including a Vyavahārika). For example: During the reign of Gaṇapatideva, the area extending between Pānagal to Mārjavāḍi was entrusted to Gaṇḍapeṇḍāru Gangayasāhiṇi as Bāhattaraniyogādhipati. Later on, this office was entrusted to Kāyastha Jannigadeva.

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Arthashastra (अर्थशास्त्र, arthaśāstra) literature concerns itself with the teachings (shastra) of economic prosperity (artha) statecraft, politics and military tactics. The term arthashastra refers to both the name of these scientific teachings, as well as the name of a Sanskrit work included in such literature. This book was written (3rd century BCE) by by Kautilya, who flourished in the 4th century BCE.

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In Buddhism

Tibetan Buddhism (Vajrayana or tantric Buddhism)

Source: OSU Press: Cakrasamvara Samadhi

Vyāvahārika (व्यावहारिक) refers to the “conventional truth”, according to the Saṃvaramaṇḍala of Abhayākaragupta’s Niṣpannayogāvalī, p. 45 and n. 145; (Cf. Cakrasaṃvaratantra, Gray, David B., 2007).—The two arms represent vyāvahārika, "conventional truth", and pāramārthika, "absolute truth".

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Tibetan Buddhism includes schools such as Nyingma, Kadampa, Kagyu and Gelug. Their primary canon of literature is divided in two broad categories: The Kangyur, which consists of Buddha’s words, and the Tengyur, which includes commentaries from various sources. Esotericism and tantra techniques (vajrayāna) are collected indepently.

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India history and geography

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary

Vyavahārika.—(EI 7, 32), an administrator; same as Vyava- hārin (q. v.) or Vyavahartṛ; see also Vyava. Note: vyavahārika 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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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as mythology, zoology, 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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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Vyavaharika in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

vyavahārika (व्यवहारिक) [or व्यवहारीक, vyavahārīka].—a Common corruption of vyāvahārika.

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vyāvahārika (व्यावहारिक).—a S Relating to business or to the general course of action or being; common, current, customary, ordinary, usual.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

vyāvahārika (व्यावहारिक).—a Relating to business. Pra- ctical-as opposed to theoretical. Secular-as opposed to religious. A general cause of action or being.

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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Vyavaharika in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Vyavahārika (व्यवहारिक).—a (- or - f.)

1) Relating to business.

2) Engaged in business, practical.

3) Judicial, legal.

4) Litigant.

5) Usual, customary.

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Vyavahārikā (व्यवहारिका).—

1) Usage, custom.

2) A broom.

3) The Iṅgudee plant.

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Vyāvahārika (व्यावहारिक).—a. (- f.)

1) Relating to business, practical.

2) Legal, judicial; स्वभावेनैव यद्ब्रूयुस्तद्ग्राह्यं व्यावहारिकम् (svabhāvenaiva yadbrūyustadgrāhyaṃ vyāvahārikam) Manusmṛti 8.78.

3) Customary, usual.

4) Relating to the world of illusion; cf. प्रातिभासिक (prātibhāsika).

-kaḥ 1 A counsellor, minister; व्यपनिन्युः सुदुःखार्तां कौसल्यां व्यावहारिकाः (vyapaninyuḥ suduḥkhārtāṃ kausalyāṃ vyāvahārikāḥ) Rām.2.66.13.

2) Superintendent of Transactions; Kau. A.1.12.

-kam 1 Use.

2) Business, trade.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Vyavahārika (व्यवहारिक).—(Sanskrit °ra plus °ika; in Sanskrit vyāva°, but even in Sanskrit vyava° need not be called ‘erroneous’ with [Boehtlingk and Roth]), (1) dealer, man of business: (after a list of tradesmen of many kinds) ete cānye ca bahu-°kā sarve… Mahāvastu iii.113.11, and similarly 442.16; (2) (Pali vohārika, said to be a judicial officer), one who is in charge of the affairs of…, in paura-°kaḥ Mahāvyutpatti 3712 = Tibetan groṅ gi bla, in charge of town(s), a royal officer (compare Kauṭ, Arth. Sham.^1 20.13 paura-vyāvahārika).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Vyavahārika (व्यवहारिक).—mfn.

(-kaḥ-kā or kī-kaṃ) 1. Customary, usual. 2. Engaged in customary duty or avocation. 3. Connected with or relating to legal process. 4. Litigant, being party to a suit. E. vyavahāra, ṭhan aff.

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Vyavahārikā (व्यवहारिका).—f.

(-kā) 1. Usage, custom. 2. A brush, a broom. 3. A plant, commonly called Ingudi. E. kan added to vyavahāra, fem. form.

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Vyāvahārika (व्यावहारिक).—mfn.

(-kaḥ-kī-kaṃ) 1. Usual, customary. 2. Juridical, judicial, legal, relative or referring to judicial procedure. 3. Relating to business. 4. Relating to the worldly life of illusion, (in Vedanta phil.) m.

(-kaḥ) A counseller, a minister. E. vyavahāra litigation, ṭhañ aff.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Vyavahārika (व्यवहारिक).—i. e. vyavahāra + ika, adj. 1. Customary. 2. Relating to legal process. 3. Litigant.

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Vyāvahārika (व्यावहारिक).—i. e. vyavahāra + ika, I. adj. 1. Active, [Vedāntasāra, (in my Chrestomathy.)] in Chr. 207, 6. 2. Usual, customary. 3. Judicial, relating to trials, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 8, 78. Ii. m. A counseller, [Rāmāyaṇa] 2, 51, 13, ed. Seramp. (thus to be read). Iii. n. Use, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 8, 164.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Vyāvahārika (व्यावहारिक).—[feminine] ī relating to practice or business; common, real ([opposed] ideal); judicial; [neuter] intercourse, commerce, settled usage or law.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Vyavahārikā (व्यवहारिका):—[=vy-avahārikā] [from vy-avahāraka > vyava-hṛ] f. a female slave, [Rāmāyaṇa] ([Bombay edition] vyāv)

2) [v.s. ...] common practice, the ways of the world, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

3) [v.s. ...] a broom, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

4) [v.s. ...] Terminalia Catappa, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

5) Vyavahārika (व्यवहारिक):—[=vy-avahārika] [from vyava-hṛ] [wrong reading] for vyāvahārika.

6) Vyāvahārika (व्यावहारिक):—mf(ī)n. ([from] vyava-hāra) relating to common life or practice or action, practical, usual, current, actual, real (as opp. to, ‘ideal’), [Manu-smṛti; Mahābhārata] etc.

7) (in [philosophy]) practical existence (opp. to pāramārthika, ‘real’, and prātibhāsika, ‘illusory’), [Indian Wisdom, by Sir M. Monier-Williams 108]

8) sociable, affable, [Kāmandakīya-nītisāra]

9) belonging to judicial procedure, judicial, legal, [Manu-smṛti viii, 78]

10) m. a counsellor, minister, official, [Rāmāyaṇa]

11) Name of a Buddhist school

12) n. business, commerce, trade, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Vyavahārika (व्यवहारिक):—[vyava-hārika] (kaḥ-kī-kaṃ) n. Customary; legal; litigant; engaged.

2) Vyavahārikā (व्यवहारिका):—(kā) 1. f. Usage, custom; a broom; a plant, Ingua.

3) Vyāvahārika (व्यावहारिक):—[vyā+vahārika] (kaḥ) 1. m. A counsellor, minister. a. Judicial, customary.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Vyāvahārika (व्यावहारिक) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Vavahāria, Vāvahāria.

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Vyavaharika in German

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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 (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.

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Hindi dictionary

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Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

1) Vyavahārika (व्यवहारिक):—(a) see [vyavahārika].

2) (a) practical; customary; ~[] practicalness/practicality; customariness.

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Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Vyavaharika in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Vyavahārika (ವ್ಯವಹಾರಿಕ):—

1) [adjective] (correctly, ವ್ಯಾವಹಾರಿಕ [vyavaharika]) of, related to or for business.

2) [adjective] relating to one’s occupation, profession.

3) [adjective] according to or depending on custom; usual; habitual; customary.

4) [adjective] (phil.) of the world; esp., worldly, as distinguished from heavenly, spiritual, etc.

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Vyavahārika (ವ್ಯವಹಾರಿಕ):—[noun] = ವ್ಯವಹಾರಿ [vyavahari]2.

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Vyāvahārika (ವ್ಯಾವಹಾರಿಕ):—

1) [adjective] of, related to or for business.

2) [adjective] relating to one’s occupation, profession.

3) [adjective] according to or depending on custom; usual; habitual; customary.

4) [adjective] concerning a lawsuit.

5) [adjective] usable; workable; useful and sensible; practical.

6) [adjective] (phil.) of or pertaining to this world or phenomenal objects, as dif. from spiritual; worldly; earthly; mundane.

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Vyāvahārika (ವ್ಯಾವಹಾರಿಕ):—

1) [noun] that which is used in day to day business or other transactions.

2) [noun] a use or benefit.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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