Bhasmahvaya, Bhasmāhvaya, Bhasman-ahvaya: 3 definitions
Bhasmahvaya 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.
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Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Derivable forms: bhasmāhvayaḥ (भस्माह्वयः).
Bhasmāhvaya is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms bhasman and āhvaya (आह्वय).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-yaḥ) Camphor. E. bhasman ashes, āhvaya a name.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Bhasmāhvaya (भस्माह्वय):—[from bhasma > bhas] m. camphor, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
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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