Bhasvara, Bhāsvara: 15 definitions
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Alternative spellings of this word include Bhasvar.
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)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).
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.
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 -
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.
Shaktism (Shakta philosophy)Source: Google Books: Manthanabhairavatantram
Bhāsvara (भास्वर) refers to “shining”, according to the Kularatnoddyota, one of the earliest Kubjikā Tantras.—Accordingly, “[...] That is said to be the union of Śiva and Śakti. There, O goddess, they are also churned together as befits (the act of union). There, O dear one, the male seed and menses, the vital essence (of the god and the goddess) are mixed together. The great and immortal Drop originated there, O fair faced one, energized and shining (bhāsvara), (it shone with the) light of tens of millions of suns. [...]”.
Shakta (शाक्त, śākta) or Shaktism (śāktism) represents a tradition of Hinduism where the Goddess (Devi) is revered and worshipped. Shakta literature includes a range of scriptures, including various Agamas and Tantras, although its roots may be traced back to the Vedas.
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 (vidyut—vidyucchatā 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 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.
Languages of India and abroad
Sanskrit dictionarySource: 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
(-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.
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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.
Hindi dictionarySource: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary
Bhāsvara (भास्वर) [Also spelled bhasvar]:—(a) bright, brilliant; shining; hence ~[tā] (nf).
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
1) [adjective] radiant; effulgent; brilliant.
2) [adjective] attractive; charming; beautiful.
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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.
Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Ends with: Abhasvara, Apramanabhasvara, Aticandrarkabhasvara, Bhasmabhasvara, Gandharchihprabhasvara, Gandharcihprabhasvara, Mahabhasvara, Paramabhasvara, Prabhasvara, Rishabhasvara, Shuklabhasvara, Subhasvara, Udbhasvara.
Search found 15 books and stories containing Bhasvara, Bhāsvara; (plurals include: Bhasvaras, Bhāsvaras). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
Cidgaganacandrika (study) (by S. Mahalakshmi)
Verse 241-242 [Sūrya enjoys Bliss with grace of Śakti] < [Chapter 4 - Fourth Vimarśa]
Verse 273-278 [Śakti as the Supreme principle] < [Chapter 4 - Fourth Vimarśa]
Rudra-Shiva concept (Study) (by Maumita Bhattacharjee)
33. Ṛṣabha incarnation < [Chapter 5 - Rudra-Śiva in the Purāṇic Literature]
5. Protective or benevolent activities of Śiva < [Chapter 5 - Rudra-Śiva in the Purāṇic Literature]
Nyaya-Vaisheshika categories (Study) (by Diptimani Goswami)
Shrimad Bhagavad-gita (by Narayana Gosvami)
Vasudevavijaya of Vasudeva (Study) (by Sajitha. A)
Synonyms of Vāsudeva used in Vāsudevavijaya < [Chapter 4 - Vāsudevavijaya—A Literary Appreciation]
The Agni Purana (by N. Gangadharan)