Bhasvara, Bhāsvara: 14 definitions

Introduction:

Bhasvara means something in Buddhism, Pali, Hinduism, Sanskrit, Hindi. 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Bhasvar.

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Bhasvara in Purana glossary
Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia

Bhāsvara (भास्वर).—One of the two attendants presented by Sūrya to Subrahmaṇya; the other was named Subhrāja. (Śalya Parva, Chapter 45, Verse 31).

Purana book cover
context information

The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

Discover the meaning of bhasvara in the context of Purana from relevant books on Exotic India

Ayurveda (science of life)

Source: gurumukhi.ru: Ayurveda glossary of terms

Bhāsvara (भास्वर):—Shining indicating the mineral property of reflecting of light by the surface -

Ayurveda book cover
context information

Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.

Discover the meaning of bhasvara in the context of Ayurveda from relevant books on Exotic India

In Buddhism

Tibetan Buddhism (Vajrayana or tantric Buddhism)

Source: OSU Press: Cakrasamvara Samadhi

Bhāsvara (भास्वर) refers to the “sun”, according to the Ṭīkā Pot Worship [i.e., Kalaśapūjā] ritual often performed in combination with the Cakrasaṃvara Samādhi, which refers to the primary pūjā and sādhanā practice of Newah Mahāyāna-Vajrayāna Buddhists in Nepal.—Accordingly, “Rising out across the circle, that kindles the wind, of a hundred shining suns (vidyutvidyucchatā bhāsvarā), A burning triad, infatuating the three worlds, an overflowing stream of nectar, Giving her own abundant bliss, having the pure essence of Buddha knowledge, Free from traversing existence and non-existence, beloved sow, drink to you”.

Tibetan Buddhism book cover
context information

Tibetan Buddhism includes schools such as Nyingma, Kadampa, Kagyu and Gelug. Their primary canon of literature is divided in two broad categories: The Kangyur, which consists of Buddha’s words, and the Tengyur, which includes commentaries from various sources. Esotericism and tantra techniques (vajrayāna) are collected indepently.

Discover the meaning of bhasvara in the context of Tibetan Buddhism from relevant books on Exotic India

Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Bhāsvara (भास्वर).—a. [bhās-varac] Shining, bright, radiant, brilliant.

-raḥ 1 The sun.

2) A day.

3) Fire.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Bhāsvara (भास्वर).—mfn.

(-raḥ-rī-raṃ) Shining, radiant. m.

(-raḥ) 1. The sun. 2. A day. n.

(-raṃ) A sort of Costus, (C. speciosus.) E. bhās to shine, varac aff.

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

Bhāsvara (भास्वर).—i. e. bhāsvan (curtailed ºvant), + a (with r for n), I. adj. Shining, Bhāṣāp. 40; radiant. Ii. m. 1. The sun. 2. A day.

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

Bhāsvara (भास्वर).—[adjective] = [preceding] [adjective]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Bhāsvara (भास्वर):—[from bhās] mf(ā)n. shining, brilliant, bright, resplendent, [Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa] etc. etc.

2) [v.s. ...] m. the sun, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

3) [v.s. ...] a day, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

4) [v.s. ...] Name of a satellite of the god of the sun, [Mahābhārata]

5) [v.s. ...] of a Buddhist deity (?), [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

6) [v.s. ...] n. Costus Arabicus or Speciosus, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

Bhāsvara (भास्वर):—(raḥ) 1. m. The sun; a day. n. A sort of costus. a. Shining.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Bhāsvara (भास्वर) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Bhāsira.

[Sanskrit to German]

Bhasvara in German

context information

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.

Discover the meaning of bhasvara in the context of Sanskrit from relevant books on Exotic India

Hindi dictionary

[«previous next»] — Bhasvara in Hindi glossary
Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Bhāsvara (भास्वर) [Also spelled bhasvar]:—(a) bright, brilliant; shining; hence ~[] (nf).

context information

...

Discover the meaning of bhasvara in the context of Hindi from relevant books on Exotic India

Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Bhāsvara (ಭಾಸ್ವರ):—

1) [adjective] radiant; effulgent; brilliant.

2) [adjective] attractive; charming; beautiful.

--- OR ---

Bhāsvara (ಭಾಸ್ವರ):—[noun] a solid, nonmetallic, poisonous chemical element existing in three allotropic forms (a) yellow, poisonous, flammable, and luminous in the dark, b) red, less poisonous, and less flammable, and c) black, insoluble in most solvents, and the least flammable) (symbol P., at. wt. 30.9738); phosphorus.

context information

Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

Discover the meaning of bhasvara in the context of Kannada from relevant books on Exotic India

See also (Relevant definitions)

Relevant text

Like what you read? Consider supporting this website: