Bhagna: 7 definitions


Bhagna means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India, 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.

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

Source: Sushruta samhita, Volume II

Bhagnam (fractures and dislocations etc. of bones). Various kinds of fracture may be caused from a variety of causes, such as by a fall, pressure, blow, violent jerking or by the bites of ferocious beasts etc. These cases may be grouped under the two main subdivisions such as Sandhi-Muktam (dislocation) and Kānda-Bhagnam (fracture of a kānda).

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Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.

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General definition (in Hinduism)

Source: Shree Bharathavilasam Vaidyasala: Ayurvedic Version on treatment for bone fractures

In Ayurveda fracture is known by the name of “Bhagna”. Bhagna is fracture or dislocation of joint or bone. Charaka Samhita has described Asthi Bhagna in the Vrana chapter. It is said that a wound with a Bhagna heals with difficulty. General treatment of Bhagna includes Asthi Sandhana. The Bhagna is mainly divided as Sandhimukta (dislocation) and Kandabhagna (fractures).

India history and geogprahy

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary

Bhagna.—(CII 1), ‘departed’, ‘lost’, i. e. ‘inferior’; cf. the Hindī verb bhāgnā, Bengali bhāgā. Cf. bhagna-viśīrṇa-samāracana, repairs to the rents in and the wornout parts of a building (Ep. Ind., Vol. XXXIV, p. 144). Note: bhagna is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.

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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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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

bhagna (भग्न).—p (S) Broken. 2 fig. Routed, shattered, shivered, destroyed, demolished, marred, blasted. See fully under bhaṅga.

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

bhagna (भग्न).—p Broken. Fig. Shattered, routed.

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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

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Bhagna (भग्न).—p. p. [bhañj-kta]

1) Broken, fractured, shattered, torn; रथोद्वहनखिन्नाश्च भग्ना मे रथवाजिनः (rathodvahanakhinnāśca bhagnā me rathavājinaḥ) Rām.6.14.16.

2) Frustrated, foiled, disappointed.

3) Checked, arrested, suspended.

4) Marred, impaired.

5) Routed, completely defeated or vanquished; त्वर तेन महाबाहो भग्न एष न संशयः (tvara tena mahābāho bhagna eṣa na saṃśayaḥ) Rām.6.88.4; U.5.

6) Demolished, destroyed. (See bhañj).

-gnam Fracture of the leg.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Bhagna (भग्न).—mfn.

(-gnaḥ-gnā-gnaṃ) 1. Torn, broken. 2. Overcome, defeated. 3. Disregarded, despised. 4. Disappointed. 5. Destroyed. 6. Checked. n.

(-gnaṃ) Fracture of the leg. E. bhañj to break, aff. kta .

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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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