Bhakshyabhojya, Bhakshya-bhojya, Bhakṣyabhōjya, Bhakṣyabhojya: 3 definitions

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Bhakshyabhojya means something in Buddhism, Pali, 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 terms Bhakṣyabhōjya and Bhakṣyabhojya can be transliterated into English as Bhaksyabhojya or Bhakshyabhojya, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Buddhism

Tibetan Buddhism (Vajrayana or tantric Buddhism)

Source: OSU Press: Cakrasamvara Samadhi

Bhakṣyabhojya (भक्ष्यभोज्य) refers to “drink to be enjoyed”, according to the Guru Mandala Worship (maṇḍalārcana) ritual often performed in combination with the Cakrasaṃvara Samādhi, which refers to the primary pūjā and sādhanā practice of Newah Mahāyāna-Vajrayāna Buddhists in Nepal.—Accordingly, “Oṃ an offering of eatables all combined, full of food to be enjoyed, Provided with drink to be enjoyed (bhakṣyabhojya-samāyukta), an acceptable offering from her, Five kinds of virtuous conduct, completely full of egg-born fish, Of one mind with the Nirvikalpa, eat and enjoy Hūṃ”.

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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.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

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

bhakṣyabhōjya (भक्ष्यभोज्य).—n (S) A comprehensive or an indifferent term for things or a thing eatable. bhakṣyēṃ bhōjyēṃ pl Eatables.

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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»] — Bhakshyabhojya in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Bhakṣyabhojya (भक्ष्यभोज्य).—(°—) all kind of enjoyments.

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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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