Bhavanta: 5 definitions
Bhavanta means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali. 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.
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Pali-English dictionarySource: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
bhavanta : (pr.p. of bhavati) becoming; existing. (adj.), prosperous; a polite word often used in the place of "you".
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.
Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Bhavanta (भवन्त).—The time being, present time.
Derivable forms: bhavantaḥ (भवन्तः).
See also (synonyms): bhavanti.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-ntaḥ) Time in general, or time present. f. (-ntī) A virtuous wife. E. bhū to be, Unadi aff. jhac .Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Bhavanta (भवन्त).—[bhavant + a], m. Time.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Bhavanta (भवन्त):—[from bhava] m. time, [Uṇādi-sūtra iii, 128]
2) [v.s. ...] present time, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
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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Sri Bhakti-rasamrta-sindhu (by Śrīla Rūpa Gosvāmī)
The Mahabharata (English) (by Kisari Mohan Ganguli)
The Mahavastu (great story) (by J. J. Jones)