Bahushala, Bahuśāla, Bahusāla, Bahusala: 6 definitions

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Bahushala means something in Jainism, Prakrit, Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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.

The Sanskrit term Bahuśāla can be transliterated into English as Bahusala or Bahushala, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Jainism

General definition (in Jainism)

[«previous next»] — Bahushala in Jainism glossary
Source: HereNow4u: Lord Śrī Mahāvīra

Bahusāla (बहुसाल) is the name of a village visited by Mahāvīra during his seventh year of spiritual-exertion.—Wandering across different parts of Magadha, the Lord practised the seventh year of austerity without calamities for eight months. He reached the Ālambhiyā city for the monsoon stay and observing four months fast, completed his cāturmāsa meditation breaking his fast outside the city he stayed in the Vasudeva temple in ‘Kaṇḍāga’ and in Baladeva temple ‘Bhaddaṇā’ he reached Bahusāla village and there in a Sāla forest, he became meditative.

Bahuśāla is the name of a sacred spot visited by Mahāvīra during his 2nd and 12th year as Kevalī.

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Jainism is an Indian religion of Dharma whose doctrine revolves around harmlessness (ahimsa) towards every living being. The two major branches (Digambara and Svetambara) of Jainism stimulate self-control (or, shramana, ‘self-reliance’) and spiritual development through a path of peace for the soul to progess to the ultimate goal.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Bahushala in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

bahusāla (बहुसाल) [or ळ, ḷa].—ad (Poetry.) Many. Ex. ba0 vādyēṃ vājavīta; also muṣṭīmājī yēkatra kēla ba0 tē sasayīṃ ||. 2 Often.

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bahusāla (बहुसाल).—ad For many years or a long while.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

bahusāla (बहुसाल).—

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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 dictionary

[«previous next»] — Bahushala in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Bahuśāla (बहुशाल):—[=bahu-śāla] [from bahu > bah] m. Euphorbia Antiquorum.

2) Bāhuśāla (बाहुशाल):—[=bāhu-śāla] [from bāhu] mfn. prepared from Euphorbia Antiquorum

[Sanskrit to German]

Bahushala in German

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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.

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