Bhagin, Bhāgin, Bhagi, Bhāgī: 20 definitions
Bhagin means something in Buddhism, Pali, Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India, Marathi, Jainism, Prakrit, Hindi. 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)
Bhāgin (भागिन्) refers to “one who is fortunate” [?], according to the Śivapurāṇa 2.3.12.—Accordingly, as Himācala (i.e., Himālaya) said to Śiva: “[...] Please listen to my entreaty with a long heart. I am your slave. O dear lord, in humility I shall explain the same to you. O great god Śiva, by your favour I feel most fortunate [i.e., bhāgin-oha—sabhāgyohaṃ mahādeva]. O lord, consider me your slave and be sympathetic towards me. Obeisance to you. O lord, I shall be visiting you daily along with my daughter. O lord, be pleased to command me accordingly”.
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.
Tibetan Buddhism (Vajrayana or tantric Buddhism)
Bhagin (भगिन्) is the name of a Vīra (hero) who, together with the Ḍākinī named Bhaginī forms one of the 36 pairs situated in the Agnicakra, according to the 10th century Ḍākārṇava chapter 15. Accordingly, the agnicakra refers to one of the three divisions of the saṃbhoga-puṭa (‘enjoyment layer’), situated in the Herukamaṇḍala. The 36 pairs of Ḍākinīs and Vīras [viz., Bhagin] are red in color; they each have one face and four arms; they hold a skull bowl, a skull staff, a small drum, and a knife.
Tibetan Buddhism includes schools such as Nyingma, Kadampa, Kagyu and Gelug. Their primary canon of literature is divided in two broad categories: The Kangyur, which consists of Buddha’s words, and the Tengyur, which includes commentaries from various sources. Esotericism and tantra techniques (vajrayāna) are collected indepently.
India history and geography
Bhāgin.—(EI 24), same as Bhāgika, a collector of the king's grain share. Note: bhāgin is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.
The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as mythology, zoology, 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.
Languages of India and abroad
bhāgī : (adj.) sharing in; partaking of. (m.) sharer; share-holder.Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Bhāgin, (adj.) (fr. bhāga. Cp. Vedic bhāgin) sharing in, partaking of (with Gen.), endowed with; getting, receiving A. II, 80; III, 42 (āyussa vaṇṇassa etc.); J. I, 87 (rasānaṃ); Miln. 18 (sāmaññassa); Vism. 150 (lābhassa); DhA. II, 90; VbhA. 418 sq. (paññā as hāna-bhāginī, ṭhiti°, visesa° & nibbedha°).—Also in def. of term Bhagavā at Nd1 142=Nd2 466=Vism. 210.—pl. bhāgino Pv III, 112 (dukkhassa); PvA. 18 (dānaphalassa), 175.—Cp. bhāgavant, bhāgimant, bhāgiya. (Page 501)
Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.
Bhāgī (भागी).—f (bhāga) Partnership; joint concern. 2 A share or concern in a partnership.
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bhāgī (भागी).—c bhāgīdāra or bhāgīladāra c A partner, an associate in a joint concern. 2 A sharer or partaker; a shareholder.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
Bhāgī (भागी).—f Partnership; a share in a partnership.
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bhāgī (भागी).—c A partner, a shareholder.
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.
Bhagin (भगिन्).—a. (-nī f.)
1) Prosperous, happy, fortunate.
2) Grand, splendid.
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Bhāgin (भागिन्).—a. [bhāga-ini]
1) Consisting of shares or parts.
2) Sharing, having a share; रूपस्य भागी भवति दृष्टमेतत्पुरातनैः (rūpasya bhāgī bhavati dṛṣṭametatpurātanaiḥ) Mahābhārata (Bombay) 3.84.57.
3) Sharing or participating in, partaking of; as in दुःख° (duḥkha°).
4) Concerned in, affected by.
5) A possessor, owner; तस्येह भागिनौ दृष्टौ बीजी क्षेत्रिक एव च (tasyeha bhāginau dṛṣṭau bījī kṣetrika eva ca) Manusmṛti 9.53.
6) Entitled to a share; औरसक्षेत्रजौ पुत्रौ पितृरिक्थस्य भागिनौ (aurasakṣetrajau putrau pitṛrikthasya bhāginau) Manusmṛti 9.165; विड्जास्तु द्व्येकभागिनः (viḍjāstu dvyekabhāginaḥ) Y.2.125.
7) Lucky, fortunate; शिवामृद्धां भागिनीं सुप्रसन्नाम् (śivāmṛddhāṃ bhāginīṃ suprasannām) Mahābhārata (Bombay) 13.26.86 (com. bhāginīṃ bhāgānāmaiśvaryādīnāṃ ṣaṇṇāṃ samūho bhāgaṃ tadvatīm).
8) Inferior, secondary.
9) Highly useful. Hence भागित्वम् (bhāgitvam) means 'high utility'; भागित्वाद्वा गवां स्यात् (bhāgitvādvā gavāṃ syāt) MS.1.3.47. [शबर (śabara) explains भागित्वात् (bhāgitvāt) as भागवत्यो हि महाभागाः । महति उपकारे वर्तन्ते इत्यर्थः (bhāgavatyo hi mahābhāgāḥ | mahati upakāre vartante ityarthaḥ) |]. -m. A co-heir.
-nī A co-heiress.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Bhagin (भगिन्).—f. (-nī) Adj. 1. Prosperous, fortunate. 2. Grand, splendid.
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Bhāgin (भागिन्).—mfn. (gī-ginī-gi) 1. Who or what shares. 2. Having parts, consisting of parts or shares. mf. (-gī-ginī) A co-heir or co-heiress. E. bhāga and ghinuṇ aff.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Bhāgin (भागिन्).—i. e. bhaj and bhāga + in, I. adj., f. nī. 1. Who or what shares. 2. One who partakes, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 3, 143; [Pañcatantra] 16, 2. 3. Undergoing, suffering, [Pañcatantra] 29, 9; 68, 23. 4. An owner, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 9, 48. 5. Consisting of parts. Ii. m. A co-heir. Iii. f. nī, Co-heiress.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Bhagin (भगिन्).—[adjective] fortunate, happy, splendid; [feminine] bhaginī sister.
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Bhāgin (भागिन्).—[adjective] sharing in, partaking of, responsible for, entitled to ([locative], [genetive], or —°); [masculine] partaker, owner.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Bhagin (भगिन्):—a bhagīratha See p.744.
2) [from bhaj] b mfn. prosperous, happy, fortunate, perfect, splendid, glorious, [Atharva-veda; Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa] (superl. gi-tama), [Taittirīya-brāhmaṇa; ???]
3) [v.s. ...] m. Name of [Scholiast or Commentator] on Amara-koṣa (abridged [from] bhagī-ratha q.v.), [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
4) Bhāgin (भागिन्):—[from bhāga] mfn. entitled to or receiving or possessing a share, partaking of, blessed with, concerned in, responsible for ([locative case], [genitive case] or [compound])
5) [v.s. ...] inferior, secondary, [Apte’s The Practical Sanskrit-English Dictionary]
6) [v.s. ...] m. a partner, owner, possessor, fortunate man, [Taittirīya-saṃhitā] etc. etc.
7) [v.s. ...] ‘the whole’ as consisting of parts, [Kapila]
8) [v.s. ...] a co-heir, [Horace H. Wilson]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Bhāgin (भागिन्):—[(gī-ginī-gi) a.] Sharing; consisting of parts or shares; a coheir or coheiress.Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)
Bhāgin (भागिन्) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Bhāilla, Bhāgi.
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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.
Bhāgī (भागी):—(nm) a co sharer, partner (as [doṣa ke bhāgī]); used as a suffix to mean fortunate, lucky (as [baḍabhāgī]); ~[dāra] share-holder, partner; ~[dārī] partnership.
Bhāgi (भागि) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Bhāgin.
Prakrit is an ancient language closely associated with both Pali and Sanskrit. Jain literature is often composed in this language or sub-dialects, such as the Agamas and their commentaries which are written in Ardhamagadhi and Maharashtri Prakrit. The earliest extant texts can be dated to as early as the 4th century BCE although core portions might be older.
1) [noun] = ಭಾಗಸ್ಥ [bhagastha].
2) [noun] a man who is eligible for the fruit of an action.
3) [noun] a lucky, fortunate man.
4) [noun] a man who owns something; a owner.
5) [noun] a man who particiates in an activity, event, work done in concerted manner).
Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Starts with: Bhagina, Bhaginejja, Bhagineya, Bhagineyaka, Bhagineyi, Bhagineyika, Bhagineyya, Bhagini, Bhagini Sutta, Bhaginibhartri, Bhaginibhratri, Bhaginija, Bhaginika, Bhaginipati, Bhaginisuta, Bhaginiya.
Ends with (+22): Abhagin, Agrabhagin, Amshabhagin, Anantabhagin, Apriyabhagin, Arddhabhagin, Ardhabhagin, Ardhacandrabhagin, Asamvibhagin, Atibhagin, Avibhagin, Bharyabhagin, Bharyayabhagin, Daurbhagin, Dharmabhagin, Duhkhabhagin, Ishtabhagin, Kalankalibhagin, Karyabhagin, Kleshabhagin.
Full-text (+48): Duhkhabhagin, Rikthabhagin, Lepabhagin, Purobhagin, Sukhabhagin, Mandabhagin, Kleshabhagin, Apriyabhagin, Mahabhagin, Dharmabhagin, Abhagin, Bhagini, Phalabhagin, Bhagekara, Riktha, Bhagimant, Bhagikri, Vibhagikri, Yashobhagin, Asamantat.
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Chaitanya Bhagavata (by Bhumipati Dāsa)
Verse 2.26.174 < [Chapter 26 - Descriptions of the Mercy Bestowed on Śuklāmbara and Vijay and the Lord’s Desire to Accept Sannyāsa]
Verse 2.28.70 < [Chapter 28 - The Lord’s Pastime of Accepting Sannyāsa]
Bharadvaja-srauta-sutra (by C. G. Kashikar)
Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra (by Gelongma Karma Migme Chödrön)
Appendix 2 - The five incomprehensible things (acintya-dharma) < [Chapter XLI - The Eighteen Special Attributes of the Buddha]
Bodhisattva quality 28: excelled in destroying various wrong views < [Chapter XIII - The Buddha-fields]
III. Fruits of the immeasurables (apramāṇa) < [Class 3: The four immeasurables]
Blue Annals (deb-ther sngon-po) (by George N. Roerich)
Chapter 9 - The Chapter on Rgya ma pa < [Book 5 - The Sovereign Lord (Atiśa)]
Chapter 2 - The genealogy of Mahāsammata < [Book 1 - The beginning of the story of the Doctrine]
The Brahma Purana (by G. P. Bhatt)