Bhanjana, aka: Bhañjana; 4 Definition(s)


Bhanjana means something in Buddhism, Pali, 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.

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
context information

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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