Bahushruta, aka: Bahu-shruta, Bahuśruta; 6 Definition(s)


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The Sanskrit term Bahuśruta can be transliterated into English as Bahusruta or Bahushruta, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

India history and geogprahy

Bahuśruta.—(CII 1), well informed in various doctrines. Note: bahuśruta is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary
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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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Marathi-English dictionary

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bahuśruta (बहुश्रुत).—a (S) That has heard much; that has a smattering or a superficial knowledge of many things; one of general information.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

bahuśruta (बहुश्रुत).—a That has heard much. One of general information.

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

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Bahuśruta (बहुश्रुत).—a.

1) well-informed, very learned तस्मिन् पुरवरे हृष्टा धर्मात्मानो बहुश्रुताः (tasmin puravare hṛṣṭā dharmātmāno bahuśrutāḥ) Rām. H.1.1; Pt.2. 1; R.15.36.

2) well-versed in the Vedas; गुरुं वा बाल- वृद्धौ वा ब्राह्मणं वा बहुश्रुतम् । आततायिनमायान्तं हन्यादेवाविचारयन् (guruṃ vā bāla- vṛddhau vā brāhmaṇaṃ vā bahuśrutam | ātatāyinamāyāntaṃ hanyādevāvicārayan) || Ms.8.35.

-tiḥ the occurrence of the plural in a text.

Bahuśruta is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms bahu and śruta (श्रुत). See also (synonyms): bahīśruta.

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Bahuśruta (बहुश्रुत).—n. of a Buddhist elder (not in DPPN): MSV i.207.4 ff.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Bahuśruta (बहुश्रुत).—mfn.

(-taḥ-tā-taṃ) 1. Well-taught, learned. 2. Acquainted with the Vedas. E. bahu, and śruta heard, or śruti Vedas.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara 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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