Bhatti, Bhaṭṭi: 12 definitions

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Bhatti means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, the history of ancient India, Marathi. 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 Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia

Bhaṭṭi (भट्टि).—A sanskrit poet who lived in the 7th century A.D. His most important composition is the Mahākāvya, Rāvaṇavadha, which has become very popular and famous by the name Bhaṭṭikāvya. This mahākāvya deals with the story of Rāmāyaṇa in its twentytwo Kāṇḍas (cantos). The kāvya is believed to have been composed at Valabhī in obedience to the request of King Śrīdharasena.

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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.

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India history and geography

Source: archive.org: Epigraphia Indica Vol. 1 (1892)

Bhaṭṭi (भट्टि) is the name of a Brāhman mentioned in the Pallava grant of king Śivaskandavarman. He is als known as Bhaṭi. 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., Bhaṭṭi), 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 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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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

bhatti : (f.) devotion; belief; attachment.

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

Bhatti, (f.) (cp. Vedic & Class. Sk. bhakti, fr. bhaj: see bhajati) 1. devotion, attachment, fondness Pug. 20= Dhs. 1326 (cp. Dhs. trsl. 345); Pug. 65; J. V, 340 (=sineha C.); VI, 349; VvA. 353, 354.—2. in bhatti-kata Th. 2, 413 it means “service,” thus “doing service” (or “rendered a servant”?).—3. of uncertain meaning in bhatti-kamma, probably “making lines, decoration, ornamentation” Vin. II, 113 (°kamma-kata decorated), I. 51. The reading is uncertain, may be bhati° (? Kern, Toev. s. v. translates “patchwork”?). Cp. vi°. (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

bhaṭṭī (भट्टी).—f ( H) A kiln, a furnace, an oven. 2 A smith's forge; a furnace or stove in general (as of a confectioner, a bhaḍabhuñjyā). The large cūla or fireplace for the satēla of a washerman. 3 A spirit-still. 4 By metonymy. The matter prepared in a kiln or furnace; or the quantity prepared at once, the batch: also the art, knack, method, process of preparation: also, laxly, cast, make, mould, build, air, style, fashion, character. Ex. hī bhaṭṭī cāṅgalī utaralī tī bhaṭṭī bighaḍalī; hyā rasāyaṇācī bhaṭṭī tyā vaidyāsa cāṅgalī ṭhāūka āhē; tyāsa svayampākācī bhaṭṭī ṭhāūka āhē; śarīrācī bhaṭṭī, pāgōṭyācī bhaṭṭī, masala- tīcī bhaṭṭī. 4 Straw or grass so disposed as to form ripening beds (for plantains, betel-leaves &c.) bhaṭṭī bhājaṇārā A grain-parcher: also a potter, brickmaker, tilemaker, any kiln-burner.

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

bhaṭṭī (भट्टी) [-ṭī, -टी].—f A furnace. A spirit-still. The matter prepared in a furnace; or the quantity prepared at once; the art, knack or method of preparation. Cast, mould.

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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

Bhaṭṭi (भट्टि).—Name of a poet (author of bhaṭṭikāvyam).

Derivable forms: bhaṭṭiḥ (भट्टिः).

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

Bhaṭṭi (भट्टि).—[masculine] [Name] of a poet.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum

Bhaṭṭi (भट्टि) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—called also bhartṛsvāmin or bhaṭṭasvāmin or svāmibhaṭṭa author of the Bhaṭṭikāvya. Verses from it quoted by Kṣemendra in Suvṛttatilaka. Śp. p. 60. 90. [Subhāshitāvali by Vallabhadeva]

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

Bhaṭṭi (भट्टि):—[from bhaṭṭa] m. Name of a poet (also called Bhartṛsvāmin or -hari, or Bhaṭṭa-svāmin or Svāmi-bhaṭṭa).

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung

Bhaṭṭi (भट्टि):—m. Nomen proprium eines Dichters. kāvya n. Titel seines Gedichts.

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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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