Bhauma; 7 Definition(s)
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Ayurveda (science of life)
Bhauma (भौम, “inorganic”) refers to a kind of classification for dravya (‘substance’), according to its source. The term is used throughout Āyurvedic literature such as the Suśruta-saṃhitā and the Caraka-saṃhitā. Dravyas are the basic elemental substances from which all things emerge; they are composed the five mahābhūtas and act as receptacle for guṇas (‘qualties’).Source: Wisdom Library: Āyurveda and botany
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.
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)
1) Bhauma (भौम).—The fourteenth Manu. In the time of this Manu, the person called Śuci will be Indra. Under his control there will be five groups of Devas. These groups are called Cākṣuṣas, Pavitras, Kaniṣṭhas, Bhrājikas and Vāpāvṛddhas. The Saptarṣis (seven sages) of that Manvantara are Agnibāhu, Śuci, Śukra, Māgadha, Agnīdhra, Yukta and Jita. At that time, the sons of Manu who will be protecting the earth will be Ūru, gaṃbhīrabuddhi and other Kings. (Viṣṇu Purāṇa, 3rd Part, Chapter 2).
2) Bhauma (भौम).—Another name of Narakāsura. (See the word Narakāsura).
3) Bhauma (भौम).—A Rākṣasa born to Siṃhikā by Vipracitti. Paraśu-Rāma killed him. (Brahmāṇḍa—3-6-18-22).Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopaedia
1a) Bhauma (भौम).—A name of the Asura, Naraka (s.v.) a Saiṃhikeya Asura.*
- * Bhāgavata-purāṇa I. 10. 29; XII. 3. 11; Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 6. 20.
- 1) Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa II. 23. 84; Matsya-purāṇa 93. 10; Viṣṇu-purāṇa II. 12. 18.
- 2) Matsya-purāṇa 127. 4.
1c) A son of Rucira.*
- * Matsya-purāṇa 50. 36.
1d) The XIV Manu; Śuci is Indra; five groups of gods; Agnibāhu and others are sages; Ūru, Gambhīra and others, his sons.*
- * Viṣṇu-purāṇa III. 2. 42-5.
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.
Languages of India and abroad
bhauma (भौम).—n Weighty material filled into a gold trinket in the place of gold fraudulently abstracted.
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bhauma (भौम).—m S The planet Mars.
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bhauma (भौम).—a S Relating to the ground, earthly, terrene, terrestrial.Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
bhauma (भौम).—a Earthly. m The planet Mars.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
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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Search found 16 books and stories containing Bhauma. You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
Brihat Samhita (by N. Chidambaram Iyer)
The Padma Purana (by N.A. Deshpande)
Chapter 81 - The Birth of Bhauma and His Worship < [Section 1 - Sṛṣṭi-khaṇḍa (section on creation)]
Chapter 24 - The vow (vrata) of Aṅgāraka Caturthī < [Section 1 - Sṛṣṭi-khaṇḍa (section on creation)]
Chapter 6 - Birth of Devas, Daityas, Birds and Serpents etc. < [Section 1 - Sṛṣṭi-khaṇḍa (section on creation)]
Brihad Bhagavatamrita (by Śrīla Sanātana Gosvāmī)
Verse 2.2.8-9 < [Chapter 2 - Jñāna: Knowledge]
Verse 1.1.76 < [Chapter 1 - Bhauma: On the Earth]
Verse 2.5.92 < [Chapter 5 - Prema: Love of God]
The Bhagavata Purana (by A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada)
Chapter 59 - The Killing of the Demon Naraka < [Canto X - The Summum Bonum]
Chapter 83 - Draupadi Meets the Queens of Krishna < [Canto X - The Summum Bonum]
Chapter 3 - The Bhumi-gita < [Canto XII - The Age of Deterioration]
The Mahabharata - First Book (by Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa)
Trishashti Shalaka Purusha Caritra (by Helen M. Johnson)