Bhaluki, Bhāluki: 6 definitions


Bhaluki means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

Source: Puranic Encyclopedia

1) Bhāluki (भालुकि).—A Ṛṣi, who was a member of Yudhiṣṭhira’s assembly. (Sabhā Parva, Chapter 4, Verse 15).

2) Bhāluki (भालुकि).—A maharṣi. He also accompanied the Pāṇḍavas to Dvaitavana. (Vana Parva, Chapter 27).

3) Bhāluki (भालुकि).—An ācārya. He was a disciple of Lāṅgali, a member of the Sāma line of disciples of Vyāsa. (Vāyu Purāṇa).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Bhāluki (भालुकि).—A Lāngala.*

  • * Vāyu-purāṇa 61. 42.
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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

Sanskrit dictionary

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum

1) Bhāluki (भालुकि) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—an authority on yoga, quoted in Haṭhapradīpikā W. p. 196, on medicine in Ṭoḍarānanda W. p. 289.

2) Bhāluki (भालुकि):—an authority on medicine, quoted in Ātaṅkadarpaṇa, Fl. 345.

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

1) Bhāluki (भालुकि):—m. ([probably] [patronymic]) Name of a Muni, [Mahābhārata]

2) of various authors, [Catalogue(s)]

[Sanskrit to German]

Bhaluki 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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