Bhanumant, Bhānumant: 5 definitions



Bhanumant means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali. 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.

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Pali-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Bhanumant in Pali glossary
Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Bhānumant, (adj.) (fr. bhānu, ray of light Vedic bhānumant, Ep. of Agni; also Epic Sk. the sun) luminous, brilliant; mostly of the sun; Nom. bhānumā S. I, 196= Th. 1, 1252; Vv 6417, 787 (=ādicca VvA. 304); J. I, 183. Acc. bhānumaṃ Sn. 1016.—The spelling is sometimes bhāṇumā. (Page 502)

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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.

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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Bhanumant in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Bhānumant (भानुमन्त्).—[bhānu + mant], adj., f. matī. 1. Luminous, splendid. 2. Beautiful, [Draupadīpramātha] 7, 2.

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

Bhānumant (भानुमन्त्).—[adjective] beaming, luminous, splendid; [masculine] the sun, a man’s name, [feminine] matī a woman’s name.

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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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