Vyavaharika, aka: Vyavahārika, Vyavahārikā; 7 Definition(s)


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In Hinduism

Arthashastra (politics and welfare)

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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.

Source: Shodhganga: Kakati Ganapatideva and his times (artha)
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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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India history and geogprahy

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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.

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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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

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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 Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

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

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

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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) Ms.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: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Vyavahārika (व्यवहारिक).—(Sanskrit °ra plus °ika; in Sanskrit vyāva°, but even in Sanskrit vyava° need not be called ‘erroneous’ with BR), (1) dealer, man of business: (after a list of tradesmen of many kinds) ete cānye ca bahu-°kā sarve… Mv 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 Mvy 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: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit 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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