Bahyaka, Bāhyaka, Bāhyakā: 4 definitions
Bahyaka 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.
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
1) Bāhyaka (बाह्यक).—A son of Bhajamāna, married the two sisters who were the daughters of Sṛmjaya and brought forth a number of sons.*
- * Vāyu-purāṇa 96. 3-4.
2) Bāhyakā (बाह्यका).—A daughter of Bhajamāna.*
- * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 71. 3.
The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.
Languages of India and abroad
Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary
Bāhyaka (बाह्यक).—adj. (Sanskrit bāhya plus -ka svārthe; compare bāhira-ka, in same meaning), external; after ito, to this (i.e. Buddhist); heretical: ito-bāhyakeṣu tīrthikeṣu Bodhisattvabhūmi 222.6; ito-°keṣu śramaṇa-brāhmaṇeṣu Bodhisattvabhūmi 389.7 (both prose); (dhārmikān, i.e. Buddhists)…no tu bāhyakān Mūla-Sarvāstivāda-Vinaya iii.123.15.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Bāhyakā (बाह्यका):—[from bāhya] f. Name of Sṛñjarī and one of the two wives of Bhajamāna (an older sister of Upabāhyakā), [Harivaṃśa]
[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch
Bāhyakā (बाह्यका):—, f. Nomen proprium einer Sṛñjarī und einer der zwei Gattinnen des Bhajamāna, einer älteren Schwester der Upabāhyakā, [Harivaṃśa 2001.] bāhyakasṛñjarī [2002.] vāhyakā die ältere Ausg.
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.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Search found 2 books and stories containing Bahyaka, Bāhyaka, Bāhyakā; (plurals include: Bahyakas, Bāhyakas, Bāhyakās). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles: