Bahudhanya, Bahudhānya: 6 definitions
Bahudhanya means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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.
Jyotisha (astronomy and astrology)Source: The effect of Samvatsaras: Satvargas
Bahudhānya (बहुधान्य) refers to the twelfth saṃvatsara (“jovian year)” in Vedic astrology.—The native having birth in the ‘samvatsara’ of ‘bahudhanya’ is wise in trade, respected by royalty (government), charitable, suffers from pride, knows the essential nature (or secrets) of the ‘shastras’ and possesses many kinds of wealth and grains (physical comforts).
According with Jataka Parijata, the person born in the year bahudhanya (1998-1999 AD) will be a rich merchant, beneficent and voluptuous.
Jyotisha (ज्योतिष, jyotiṣa or jyotish) refers to ‘astronomy’ or “Vedic astrology” and represents the fifth of the six Vedangas (additional sciences to be studied along with the Vedas). Jyotisha concerns itself with the study and prediction of the movements of celestial bodies, in order to calculate the auspicious time for rituals and ceremonies.
Vaishnavism (Vaishava dharma)Source: Pure Bhakti: Arcana-dipika - 3rd Edition
Bahudhānya (बहुधान्य) is the twelfth of sixty years (saṃvatsara) in the Vedic lunar calendar according to the Arcana-dīpikā by Vāmana Mahārāja (cf. Appendix).—Accordingl, There are sixty different names for each year in the Vedic lunar calendar, which begins on the new moon day (Amāvasyā) after the appearance day of Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu (Gaura-pūrṇimā), in February or March. The Vedic year [viz., Bahudhānya], therefore, does not correspond exactly with the Christian solar calendar year.
Vaishnava (वैष्णव, vaiṣṇava) or vaishnavism (vaiṣṇavism) represents a tradition of Hinduism worshipping Vishnu as the supreme Lord. Similar to the Shaktism and Shaivism traditions, Vaishnavism also developed as an individual movement, famous for its exposition of the dashavatara (‘ten avatars of Vishnu’).
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Bahudhanya (बहुधन्य):—[=bahu-dhanya] [from bahu > bah] [wrong reading] for dhānya.
2) Bahudhānya (बहुधान्य):—[=bahu-dhānya] [from bahu > bah] m. ‘abounding in corn’, Name of the 12th or 46th year in a 60 years' cycle of Jupiter, [Varāha-mihira]
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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.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
1) [noun] the millet Panicum miliaceum of Poaceae family.
2) [noun] name of the twelfth year of the Hindu cycle of sixty years.
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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