Bahudaka, aka: Bahūdaka; 2 Definition(s)
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Shaivism (Shaiva philosophy)
Bahūdaka (बहूदक).—According to the ancient tradition, ascetics who strive to gain liberation are classified into four classes. They are kuṭīcakas, bahūdakas, haṃsas and paramahaṃsas. Of these, the last represents an extremely ancient ascetic order.Source: DSpace at Pondicherry: Siddha Cult in Tamilnadu (shaivism)
Shaiva (शैव, śaiva) or Shaivism (śaivism) represents a tradition of Hinduism worshiping Shiva as the supreme being. Closely related to Shaktism, Shaiva literature includes a range of scriptures, including Tantras, while the root of this tradition may be traced back to the ancient Vedas.
Languages of India and abroad
Bahūdaka (बहूदक).—q. v.; Bhāg.3.12.43.
Derivable forms: bahūdakaḥ (बहूदकः).
See also (synonyms): bahvoda.Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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Bahvoda (बह्वोद).—q. v.; Bhāg.3.12.43.Derivable forms: bahvodaḥ (बह्वोदः).See also (synonyms): ...
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