Bahumati, aka: Bāhumatī, Bahu-mati; 2 Definition(s)

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Bahumati means something in Buddhism, Pali, 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.

In Buddhism

Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)

[Bahumati in Theravada glossaries]

A holy river where men bathe in order to expiate their sins. M.i.39; MA.i.145.

(Source): Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names
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Theravāda is a major branch of Buddhism having the the Pali canon (tipitaka) as their canonical literature, which includes the vinaya-pitaka (monastic rules), the sutta-pitaka (Buddhist sermons) and the abhidhamma-pitaka (philosophy and psychology).

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit-English dictionary

[Bahumati in Sanskrit glossaries]

Bahumati (बहुमति).—f. great value or estimation; कान्तानां बहुमतिमाययुः पयोदाः (kāntānāṃ bahumatimāyayuḥ payodāḥ) Ki.7. 15.

Derivable forms: bahumatiḥ (बहुमतिः).

Bahumati is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms bahu and mati (मति). See also (synonyms): bahīmati.

(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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