Bhajamana, aka: Bhajamāna; 5 Definition(s)


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In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Bhajamāna (भजमान).—A Yādava King, whose father was Satvata and mother Kausalyā, and they had, beside Bhajamāna, another son called Satvata or Andhaka. Bhajamāna married the two daughters of Sñjaya, named Bāhyakā and Upabāhyakā by whom he got six sons. (Bhāgavata, Navama Skandha).

Source: Puranic Encyclopaedia

1a) Bhajamāna (भजमान).—(Bhajina) a son of Sātvata: had two sons by one wife and three others by another wife (six sons by two wives Viṣṇu-purāṇa).*

  • * Bhāgavata-purāṇa IX. 24. 6-8; Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 71. 1-3. Matsya-purāṇa 44. 47; Viṣṇu-purāṇa IV. 13. 1-2.

1b) The son of Śūra and father of Śini.*

  • * Bhāgavata-purāṇa IX. 24. 26.

1c) A son of Satyaka and the daughter of the King of Kāśī; father of a son Viduratha.*

  • * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 71. 116; Vāyu-purāṇa 96. 115, 135. Bhāgavata-purāṇa IX. 24. 19.

1d) A son of Andhaka and father of Vidūratha, a great charioteer.*

  • * Matsya-purāṇa 44. 61, 77; Viṣṇu-purāṇa IV. 14. 12, 22.

1e) A son of Kauśalyā; through his wife Śṛñjayyā, he got two sons, Bāhya and Bāhyaka.*

  • * Vāyu-purāṇa 96. 1, 3.
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
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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.

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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

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bhajamāna : (pr.p. of bhajati) associating with; keeping company.

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
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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.

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

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Bhajamāna (भजमान).—a.

1) Dividing.

2) Enjoying.

3) Fit, right, proper.

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Bhajamāna (भजमान).—mfn.

(-naḥ-nā-naṃ) 1. Serving, waiting. 2. Enjoying, possessing, (carnally.) 3. Dividing, sharing. 4. Right, fit, proper. E. bhaj to serve, &c., śānac aff.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara 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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