Bhanjana, aka: Bhañjana; 5 Definition(s)


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In Buddhism


bhañjana : (nt.) breakage; destruction.

(Source): BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

1) Bhañjana, 2 (nt.) (for byañjana, in composition; maybe graphical mistake) anointing, smearing, oiling, in gatta° and pāda°-bbhañjana-tela oil for rubbing the body and the feet Vism. 100; VvA. 295. (Page 496)

2) Bhañjana, 1 (nt.) (fr. bhañjati) breakage, breaking down, break, only in cpd. akkha° break of the axle Vism. 32, 45; DhA. I, 375; PvA. 277. (Page 496)

(Source): Sutta: The Pali Text Society's 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.

Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

bhañjana (भंजन).—n (S) Breaking. 2 fig. Routing, shattering, shivering, demolishing, destroying, blasting. See bhaṅga. 3 A corrective or counteractive; that which corrects or destroys the qualities of. Ex. kaḍavyā suraṇāsa gōḍā karaṇyāsa bhaṃ0 rākha.

(Source): DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

bhañjana (भंजन).—n Breaking. Fig. Routing A corrective.

(Source): DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
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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.

Sanskrit-English dictionary

Bhañjana (भञ्जन).—a. (- f.) [भञ्ज्-ल्यु ल्युट् वा (bhañj-lyu lyuṭ vā)]

1) Breaking, splitting.

2) Arresting, checking.

3) Frustrating.

4) Causing violent pain.

-nam 1 Breaking down, shattering, destroying.

2) Removing, dispelling, driving away; तदुदितभयभञ्जनाय यूनाम् (taduditabhayabhañjanāya yūnām) Gīt.1.

3) Routing, vanquishing.

4) Frustrating.

5) Checking, interrupting, disturbing.

6) Afflicting, paining.

7) Smoothing (of hair).

-naḥ Decay of the teeth.

-nā Explanation.

(Source): DDSA: The practical 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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