Bhakshita, Bhakṣita: 12 definitions


Bhakshita 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.

The Sanskrit term Bhakṣita can be transliterated into English as Bhaksita or Bhakshita, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar

Bhakṣita (भक्षित).—Lit, eaten up; a fault in pronunciation when a letter is so hurriedly pronounced that it appears to have been dropped.

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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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Shaktism (Shakta philosophy)

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Source: Google Books: Manthanabhairavatantram

Bhakṣita (भक्षित) refers to “being eaten (by a fish)”, according to the Manthānabhairavatantra, a vast sprawling work that belongs to a corpus of Tantric texts concerned with the worship of the goddess Kubjikā.—Accordingly, “The remnant of that (Kaula) gathering was thrown into the ocean of milk and all that Kaulika sacrificial pap was eaten (bhakṣita) by a fish. There arose the one there called Mīna. He is Macchanda in the Age of Strife and is famous in the preceding tradition. Maṅgalā is in that House”.

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Shakta (शाक्त, śākta) or Shaktism (śāktism) represents a tradition of Hinduism where the Goddess (Devi) is revered and worshipped. Shakta literature includes a range of scriptures, including various Agamas and Tantras, although its roots may be traced back to the Vedas.

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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Bhakshita in Purana glossary
Source: Shiva Purana - English Translation

Bhakṣita (भक्षित) refers to “being devoured (by the demons)”, according to the Śivapurāṇa 2.3.44 (“Menā regains consciousness”).—Accordingly, as Menā said to her daughter (Pārvatī): “[...] How is it that I did not die? How is it that this girl did not die? Why is she not devoured (bhakṣita) by the demons and others from the sky? I shall cut off your head. What shall I do with the bodies? Abandoning you where shall I go? Alas, my whole life is doomed? [...]”.

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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

Marathi-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Bhakshita in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

bhakṣita (भक्षित).—p (S) Eaten.

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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 dictionary

[«previous next»] — Bhakshita in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Bhakṣita (भक्षित).—p. p.

1) Eaten, devoured.

2) Slurred over.

-tam Food.

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

Bhakṣita (भक्षित).—mfn.

(-taḥ-tā-taṃ) Eaten. E. bhakṣ to eat, aff. kta .

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Bhakṣita (भक्षित).—[adjective] eaten; munched ([grammar]); the being devoured by ([instrumental]).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Bhakṣita (भक्षित):—[from bhakṣa > bhakṣ] mfn. eaten or drunk, chewed, masticated, devoured, enjoyed, partaken of [Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa] etc. etc.

2) [v.s. ...] eaten (said of a [particular] bad pronunciation of words), [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

3) [v.s. ...] n. the being eaten by ([instrumental case]), [Rāmāyaṇa]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Bhakṣita (भक्षित):—[(taḥ-tā-taṃ) a.] Eaten.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Bhakṣita (भक्षित) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Bhakkhiya.

[Sanskrit to German]

Bhakshita in German

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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.

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Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Bhakshita in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Bhakṣita (ಭಕ್ಷಿತ):—

1) [adjective] eaten; consumed.

2) [adjective] eaten up hungrily, greedily or voraciously.

3) [adjective] consumed or destroyed with devastating force.

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Bhakṣita (ಭಕ್ಷಿತ):—[noun] that which is eaten; food.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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