Bahulata, aka: Bahulatā, Bāhulatā, Bahu-lata; 3 Definition(s)


Bahulata means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali. 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

Ayurveda (science of life)

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Bahulatā (बहुलता, “excessiveness”) refers to one of the attributes of vāta (one of the three biological humors, or tridoṣa). Viśadatā is characterised by talkativeness, abundance and prominent visibility of tendons and veins. Vāta represents the “airy element” of the human body and is situated in the basti (pelvic region). It is also known as Vāyu.

Source: Wisdom Library: Āyurveda and botany
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Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.

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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

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bahulatā : (f.) abundance.

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
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Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

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Bahulatā (बहुलता).—

1) Abundance, copiousness.

2) Numerousness.

3) Comprehensiveness.

See also (synonyms): bahulatva.

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Bāhulatā (बाहुलता).—an arm-like creeper. °अन्तरम् (antaram) the breast, bosom.

Bāhulatā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms bāhu and latā (लता).

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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