Bhagavritti, aka: Bhagavṛtti, Bhāgavṛtti, Bhaga-vritti; 3 Definition(s)

Introduction

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The Sanskrit terms Bhagavṛtti and Bhāgavṛtti can be transliterated into English as Bhagavrtti or Bhagavritti, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

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Bhāgavṛtti (भागवृत्ति).—One of the oldest commentaries on the Sutras of Panini, which, although not available at present, has been profusely quoted by Purusottamadeva and other Eastern Grammarians of the twelfth and later centuries. The authorship of the work is attributed to Bhartrhari, but the point is doubtful as Siradeva in his Paribhasavrtti on Pari. 76 has stated that the author of the Bhagavrtti has quoted from Maghakavya; cf. अत एवं तत्रैव सूत्रे भागवृत्तिः पुरातनमुनेर्मुनिता-मिति पुरातनीनेदिरिति च प्रमादपाठावेतौ गतानु-गतिकतया कवयः प्रयुञ्जते न तेषां लक्षणे चक्षुरिति । (ata evaṃ tatraiva sūtre bhāgavṛttiḥ purātanamunermunitā-miti purātanīnediriti ca pramādapāṭhāvetau gatānu-gatikatayā kavayaḥ prayuñjate na teṣāṃ lakṣaṇe cakṣuriti |) Some scholars attribute its authorship to Vimalamati. Whosoever be the author, the gloss (भागवृत्ति (bhāgavṛtti)) was a work of recognised merit; cf. काशिकाभागवृत्त्योश्चेत् सिद्धान्तं वेत्तुमस्ति धीः । तदा विचिन्त्यतां भातभीषावृत्तिरियं मम (kāśikābhāgavṛttyoścet siddhāntaṃ vettumasti dhīḥ | tadā vicintyatāṃ bhātabhīṣāvṛttiriyaṃ mama) Bhasavrtti at the end. सृष्टिघर (sṛṣṭighara) in his commentary on the Bhasavrtti also says " सा हि द्वयोर्विवरणकर्त्री (sā hi dvayorvivaraṇakartrī)."

Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar
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Vyakarana (व्याकरण, vyākaraṇa) refers to Sanskrit grammar and represents one of the six additional sciences (vedanga) to be studied along with the Vedas. Vyakarana concerns itself with the rules of Sanskrit grammar and linguistic analysis in order to establish the correct context of words and sentences.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

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bhagavṛtti (भगवृत्ति).—f S Harlotry or prostitution of one's body as a profession.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
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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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Bhagavṛtti (भगवृत्ति).—a. subsisting by the vulva.

Bhagavṛtti is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms bhaga and vṛtti (वृत्ति).

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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