Bhavakhya, Bhāvākhya, Bhava-akhya: 1 definition
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Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Bhāvākhya (भावाख्य).—One of the two types of creation according to the Sāṅkhya philosophy; लिङ्गाख्यो भावाख्यस्तस्माद् द्विविधः प्रवर्तते सर्गः (liṅgākhyo bhāvākhyastasmād dvividhaḥ pravartate sargaḥ) Sāṅ. K.52.
Derivable forms: bhāvākhyaḥ (भावाख्यः).
Bhāvākhya is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms bhāva and ākhya (आख्य).
Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. 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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