Bhati, Bhaṭi, Bhāti, Bhāṭi, Bhātī: 19 definitions


Bhati means something in Buddhism, Pali, Jainism, Prakrit, Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India, Marathi, biology. 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.

In Buddhism

Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)

Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names

King of Magadha, father of Bimbisara. Dpv.iii.52f.; MT.137.

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Theravāda is a major branch of Buddhism having the the Pali canon (tipitaka) as their canonical literature, which includes the vinaya-pitaka (monastic rules), the sutta-pitaka (Buddhist sermons) and the abhidhamma-pitaka (philosophy and psychology).

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In Jainism

General definition (in Jainism)

Source: The University of Sydney: A study of the Twelve Reflections

Bhāṭi (भाटि) [=bhāṭya?] refers to a “cane stool” [?], according to the 11th century Jñānārṇava, a treatise on Jain Yoga in roughly 2200 Sanskrit verses composed by Śubhacandra.—Accordingly, “That [cosmos] is not at all produced by anyone, not at all sustained by anyone, so also not destroyed by anyone. Nevertheless, that exists by itself without support in the atmosphere. [...] It is the shape of a cane stool [com.bhāṭyakāra—“the shape of a cane stool’] in the lower region, like a cymbal in the middle and it is like a drum on the top. Thus, that consists of three parts”.

Synonyms: Vetrāsana.

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Jainism is an Indian religion of Dharma whose doctrine revolves around harmlessness (ahimsa) towards every living being. The two major branches (Digambara and Svetambara) of Jainism stimulate self-control (or, shramana, ‘self-reliance’) and spiritual development through a path of peace for the soul to progess to the ultimate goal.

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India history and geography

Source: Wisdom Library: India History

Bhati refers to one of the thirty-six Rajput clans, according to various inscriptions and literature. They are possible part Padmanabha list, who compiled the 15th-century Kanhadadeprabandha, a work describing the Muslim invasion of Gujarat of 1298 AD. The kingdom or dynasty of the Bhatis had their own princes and nobles and were further separated into sub-clans and families. Their name can also be spelled as Bhāti.

The Rajputs are a Hindu race claiming to be descendants of the ancient Kṣatriya-varṇa (warrior caste). Originally, the Rajputs consisted of two principal branches: the Sūryavaṃśa (solar race) and the Candravaṃśa (lunar race), to which later was added the Agnivaṃśa (fire-born race).

Source: Epigraphia Indica Vol. 1 (1892)

Bhaṭi (भटि) is the name of a Brāhman mentioned in the Pallava grant of king Śivaskandavarman. He is als known as Bhaṭṭi. The Prākrit Pallava king Śivaskandavarman of Kāñcī, who was affiliated to the Brahmanical gotra of the Bhāradvājas, confirmed and enlarged, in the eighth year of his reign, a donation, made formerly by the great king, the lord Bappa (i.e., probably his father), to certain Brahmans (e.g., Bhaṭi), who resided at Āpiṭṭi or Āpiṭṭī, and were bhojakas, i.e., probably freeholders of the vilalge Chillarekakoḍuṃka or Chillerekakoḍuṃka.

According to the 4th century Pallava grant, “... and we grant here an immunity (viz.) the garden in Chillarekakoḍuṃka, which was formerly given by the great king, the lord Bappa, a giver of many krors of gold and of one hundred thousand ox-ploughs,—while he made (the gift) a means of the increase of the merit, longevity, power and fame of (his) own family and race —to the Brāhmans, freeholders of Chillarekakoḍuṃka (and) inhabitants of Āpiṭṭi, (viz.) ... to Bhaṭi (Bhaṭṭi) of the Kassava (Kāśyapa) gotra one share of the produce ...”

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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as mythology, zoology, royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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Biology (plants and animals)

Source: Wisdom Library: Local Names of Plants and Drugs

Bhati in the Hindi language is the name of a plant identified with Buddleja asiatica Lour. from the Scrophulariaceae (Figwort) family having the following synonyms: Buddleja arfakensis, Buddleja discolor, Buddleja neemda. For the possible medicinal usage of bhati, you can check this page for potential sources and references, although be aware that any some or none of the side-effects may not be mentioned here, wether they be harmful or beneficial to health.

Source: Google Books: CRC World Dictionary (Regional names)

Bhati in India is the name of a plant defined with Buddleja asiatica in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Vitex esquirolii H. Léveillé (among others).

Example references for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity (see latin names for full list):

· Fl. Cochinch. (1790)
· Novae Plantarum Species (1821)
· Flora Indica (1820)
· Species Plantarum (1753)
· Tableau Encyclopédique et Méthodique … Botanique (1792)
· Numer. List (6401)

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This sections includes definitions from the five kingdoms of living things: Animals, Plants, Fungi, Protists and Monera. It will include both the official binomial nomenclature (scientific names usually in Latin) as well as regional spellings and variants.

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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

bhati : (f.) wages; fee. || bhāti (bhā + a), shines.

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Bhati, (f.) (cp. Vedic bhṛti, fr. bhṛ) wages, fee, pay J. I, 475; III, 325, 446; DhA. I, 21, 70; Dhtp 94 (in explanation of root bhaṭ, see bhaṭa). (Page 497)

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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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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

bhaṭī (भटी).—a Relating to a bhaṭa or mendicant-Brahman.

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bhaṭī (भटी).—f See bhaṭṭī.

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bhāṭī (भाटी).—f A place in the sea or a river which appears at low water or in shallow parts; a shoal, shallow, sand-bank &c. 2 The level along the banks of creeks and rivers. Being generally rich with alluvial soil, it is used for gardens and plantations. 3 A she-cat.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

bhaṭī (भटी).—a Relating to a bhaṭa.

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bhāṭī (भाटी).—f A shoal; a she-cat.

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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Bhāṭi (भाटि).—f.

1) Wages, hire.

2) The earnings of harlots.

Derivable forms: bhāṭiḥ (भाटिः).

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Bhāti (भाति).—f. [bhā-ktic]

1) Light, brightness, lustre, splendour.

2) Perception, knowledge (jñāna or pratīti); निरूपितेयं त्रिविधा निर्मूला भातिरात्मनि (nirūpiteyaṃ trividhā nirmūlā bhātirātmani) Bhāgavata 11.28.7.

Derivable forms: bhātiḥ (भातिः).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Bhāti (भाति).—(= Māhārāṣṭrī bhāi; analogical(ly) to trāti, see s.v. bhāyati), fears: bhāhi, impv., Lalitavistara 232.3 (with v.l., text tāhi); Mahāvastu iii.403.17, and v.l. 408.11.

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

Bhāṭi (भाटि).—f.

(-ṭiḥ) 1. Wages, hire, fee. 2. The gettings of a prostitute. E. bhaṭ to hire, aff.

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Bhāti (भाति).—f.

(-tiḥ) 1. Light, brightness. 2. Perception, knowledge.

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

Bhāṭi (भाटि).—[feminine] the same.

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Bhāti (भाति).—[feminine] light, splendour; perception, knowledge.

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

1) Bhāti (भाति):—[from bhā] a f. light, splendour, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa]

2) [v.s. ...] evidence, perception, knowledge, [ib.]

3) Bhāṭi (भाटि):—[from bhāṭa] f. wages, ([especially]) earnings of prostitution, [Kathāsaritsāgara]

4) Bhāti (भाति):—b bhātu See p.750etc.

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

Bhāṭi (भाटि):—(ṭiḥ) 2. f. Wages, hire, fee.

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Bhati in German

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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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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Bhāṭi (ಭಾಟಿ):—

1) [noun] = ಭಾಟ [bhata]1.

2) [noun] money earned by a prostitute.

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Bhāti (ಭಾತಿ):—[noun] lustre; brilliance; splendour.

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

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