Adhibhautika, aka: Ādhibhautika; 6 Definition(s)


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In Hinduism

Kosha (encyclopedic lexicons)

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Ādhibhautika (आधिभौतिक) refers to elemental portents/omens;—Seeing the messengers of the god of death, or the wraths of departed forefathers. (Yoga-sūtra-bhāṣya 3.22)

Source: Google Books: Kalātattvakośa, volume 3
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Kosha (कोश, kośa) refers to Sanskrit lexicons intended to provide additional information regarding technical terms used in religion, philosophy and the various sciences (shastra). The oldest extant thesaurus (kosha) dates to the 4th century AD.

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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Ādhibhautika (आधिभौतिक) refers to “[hindrances] of a physical nature”, representing one of the three types of hindrances (vighna), as mentioned in the Śivapurāṇa 1.18.—Accordingly, “[...] an intelligent man must worship all deities in order to ward off all sorts of hindrances (vighna). [...] The second type of hindrance is Ādhibhautika (extraneous one of a physical nature). The visitations of Piśācas, the outcome of ant-hills etc, falling of lizards and other insects, the advent of tortoise inside the house, infesting of serpents, untimely flowering of trees, deliveries in inauspicious hours and other things indicate some future misery. Hence these are called Ādhibhautika hindrances. [...] In order to ward off these hindrances and on occasions when one touches a corpse, a Cāṇḍāla or a fallen man and goes inside without bathing, Śānti Yajña shall be performed to remove the evil effects”.

Source: Siva Purana - English Translation
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The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

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ādhibhautika (आधिभौतिक).—a S Relating to entities or real existencies. See adhibhūta & adhidēvata. 2 Relating to the primitive elements. See under trividhatāpa.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

ādhibhautika (आधिभौतिक).—n Relating to entities or to the primitive elements.

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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Ādhibhautika (आधिभौतिक).—a. (- f.) [अधिभूत-ठञ् (adhibhūta-ṭhañ)]

1) Caused by animals (as pain).

2) Relating to beings.

3) Elementary, material, derived from the primitive elements.

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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