Bhasmana, Bhāsmana: 7 definitions
Bhasmana 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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Bhāsmana (भास्मन).—a. (-nī f.) [भस्मनो विकारोऽणु (bhasmano vikāro'ṇu)] Consisting or made of ashes, ashy; अहिपरिकरभाजो भास्मनैरङ्गरागैः (ahiparikarabhājo bhāsmanairaṅgarāgaiḥ) Śiśupālavadha 4.65.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-naḥ-nī-naṃ) Ashy, ashen, made or consisting of ashes. E. bhasman and aṇ aff.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Bhāsmana (भास्मन).—[adjective] ashy.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Bhāsmana (भास्मन):—mf(ī)n. ([from] bhasman) made or consisting of ashes, ashy, [Śiśupāla-vadha]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Bhāsmana (भास्मन):—[(naḥ-nī-naṃ) a.] Ashy.
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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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Starts with: Bhasmanatha.
Full-text: Bhasmayana, Bhasmayanya.
Search found 2 books and stories containing Bhasmana, Bhāsmana; (plurals include: Bhasmanas, Bhāsmanas). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
Manusmriti with the Commentary of Medhatithi (by Ganganatha Jha)
Verse 8.326-329 < [Section XLIII - Theft (steya)]
Lakulisha-Pashupata (Philosophy and Practice) (by Geetika Kaw Kher)
Vidhis: Use of Ashes (Meanings and Metaphors) and Nudity < [Chapter 3 - The Ritualistic Context]
Historicity (of the term linga) < [Chapter 6 - Siva-linga: an Iconological Study]