Bhauvana: 7 definitions

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In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

1a) Bhauvana (भौवन).—A son of Manthu and Satyā. His queen was Dūṣaṇā and son Tvaṣṭa.*

  • * Bhāgavata-purāṇa V. 15. 15.

1b) A son of Mahān, married Irāvatī: father of Airāvaṇa, the vehicle of Indra; sang the rathantara.*

  • * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa II. 14. 69; III. 7. 324-6; Vāyu-purāṇa 33. 59.

1c) A son of Bhṛgu.*

  • * Matsya-purāṇa 195. 12.

1d) See Airāvata.*

  • * Vāyu-purāṇa 69. 209.
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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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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Bhauvana (भौवन).—See भौमन (bhaumana); निहत्य विश्वकर्माणं भौवनं सोमरक्षणे (nihatya viśvakarmāṇaṃ bhauvanaṃ somarakṣaṇe) Bm.1.144.

Derivable forms: bhauvanaḥ (भौवनः).

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

Bhauvana (भौवन) or Bhaumana.—m.

(-naḥ) An epithet of Vishwakarman, the architect of gods.

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

Bhauvana (भौवन).—[adjective] belonging to the world.

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

1) Bhauvana (भौवन):—mfn. ([from] bhuvana) belonging to the world, [Atharva-veda]

2) m. [patronymic] of Viśva-karman (cf. bhaumana), of Sādhana etc., [Vājasaneyi-saṃhitā; Brāhmaṇa; Bhāgavata-purāṇa]

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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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