Batuka, Baṭuka: 7 definitions
Batuka means something in 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.
Shaivism (Shaiva philosophy)Source: Wisdom Library: Śaivism
Baṭuka (बटुक) is the name of a teacher to whom the Kāpālika doctrine was revelead, mentioned in the Śābaratantra. The disciple of Baṭuka is mentioned as being Vairāgya. The Śābara-tantra is an early tantra of the Kāpālika sect containing important information about the evolution of the Nātha sect. It also lists the twelve original Kāpālika teachers (eg., Baṭuka). Several of these names appear in the Nātha lists of eighty-four Siddhas and nine Nāthas.
Shaiva (शैव, śaiva) or Shaivism (śaivism) represents a tradition of Hinduism worshiping Shiva as the supreme being. Closely related to Shaktism, Shaiva literature includes a range of scriptures, including Tantras, while the root of this tradition may be traced back to the ancient Vedas.
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Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
bāṭūka (बाटूक).—n Stalks of jōndhaḷā (Holcus Sorghum) cut whilst green or immature.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
bāṭūka (बाटूक).—n Stalks of jōndhaḷā cut whilst green.
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.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
1) A boy, lad; see बटु (baṭu).
2) A stupid fellow.
Derivable forms: baṭukaḥ (बटुकः).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Baṭuka (बटुक):—[from baṭu] m. a boy, lad etc. = baṭu, [Kathāsaritsāgara; Bhāgavata-purāṇa]
2) [v.s. ...] a stupid fellow, blockhead, [Horace H. Wilson]
3) [v.s. ...] Name of a class of priests, [Catalogue(s)]
4) [v.s. ...] a form of Śiva (among the Śāktas), [ib.]
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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Rasa Jala Nidhi, vol 4: Iatrochemistry (by Bhudeb Mookerjee)
The Skanda Purana (by G. V. Tagare)
Chapter 10 - The Fight with Mahiṣāsura < [Section 3a - Arunācala-khaṇḍa (Pūrvārdha)]
Chapter 70 - Index of All Tīrthas (in this Text) < [Section 1 - Avantīkṣetra-māhātmya]
Viṣṇu-sahasranāma (Garland of a Thousand Epithets of Viṣṇu) < [Section 1 - Avantīkṣetra-māhātmya]
Lalitopakhyana (Lalita Mahatmya) (by G.V. Tagare)
The Shiva Purana (by J. L. Shastri)
Chapter 13 - The origin of Vaṭuka < [Section 4 - Koṭirudra-Saṃhitā]
Chapter 37 - Instruction of Vyāsa in the context of Siva’s incarnation as Kirāta < [Section 3 - Śatarudra-saṃhitā]
Shakti and Shakta (by John Woodroffe)