Bhavin, Bhāvin, Bhavi: 22 definitions


Bhavin means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Jainism, Prakrit, Buddhism, Pali, Marathi, Hindi. 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

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar

Bhāvin (भाविन्).—Which is to come into being; of future time: cf. भावि कृत्यमासीत् (bhāvi kṛtyamāsīt) M. Bh. on III. 4. 1: cf. भाविनः सुट आदेशो विधीयते (bhāvinaḥ suṭa ādeśo vidhīyate) M.Bh. on P. VII. 1. 33; cf also एवं तर्हि भाविनीयं संज्ञा विज्ञास्यते (evaṃ tarhi bhāvinīyaṃ saṃjñā vijñāsyate) M.Bh on P. I. 1.45.

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Vyakarana (व्याकरण, vyākaraṇa) refers to Sanskrit grammar and represents one of the six additional sciences (vedanga) to be studied along with the Vedas. Vyakarana concerns itself with the rules of Sanskrit grammar and linguistic analysis in order to establish the correct context of words and sentences.

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Shaktism (Shakta philosophy)

Source: Google Books: Manthanabhairavatantram

Bhāvin (भाविन्) refers to “one who contemplates (the phenomenal being of the wheel of the earth)”, according to the according to the Ciñcinīmatasārasamuccaya.—Accordingly, “[...] (The Command is the goddess) Nityaklinnā (Perpetually Wet). Free and desirous of herself, she bestows perpetual bliss, which is delighted by phenomenal existence. In the middle of that (Drop) is the Divine Liṅga, which is eternal bliss that generates supreme bliss, (its) form the Drop and nature the Void. Churned by both, it is divided by the six parts. I salute the venerable (Goddess) called Kubjikā whose beautiful body is aroused and makes love there. I salute the one whose name is the Nameless, who contemplates the phenomenal being of the Wheel of the Earth (bhūcakrabhava-bhāvin) (which is the syllable AIṂ). Salutations to the goddess of bliss. Salutations to you whose form is the Yoni”.

Source: Brill: Śaivism and the Tantric Traditions (shaktism)

Bhāvin (भाविन्) refers to “contemplating (on one’s own self)”, according to Sāhib Kaul’s Śārikāstrotra.—Accordingly, “[...] When the marvelous sun of true devotion to you rises, the lotus of my heart is inflamed through true emotion. In it always resides, out of respect, the good fortune of liberation that is coveted by all. Having attained the strength of true intelligence through Jñānasvāmin, I know what there is to know and everywhere contemplate my own self  (svātman-bhāvin). I, Sāhib Kaula, have composed this hymn to the lineage deity Śārikā, which contains the construction of her Mantra. [...]”.

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Shakta (शाक्त, śākta) or Shaktism (śāktism) represents a tradition of Hinduism where the Goddess (Devi) is revered and worshipped. Shakta literature includes a range of scriptures, including various Agamas and Tantras, although its roots may be traced back to the Vedas.

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Kavya (poetry)

Source: Brill: Śaivism and the Tantric Traditions (kavya)

Bhāvin (भाविन्) refers to “that which is bound to take place”, according to Kālidāsa’s Raghuvaṃśa verse 9.33.—Accordingly: “You spoke about the king’s grief on account of me; I am not pleased that he is so distressed, amidst associations as fleeting as dreams, when separation is bound to take place (bhāvin)”.

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Kavya (काव्य, kavya) refers to Sanskrit poetry, a popular ancient Indian tradition of literature. There have been many Sanskrit poets over the ages, hailing from ancient India and beyond. This topic includes mahakavya, or ‘epic poetry’ and natya, or ‘dramatic poetry’.

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In Jainism

General definition (in Jainism)

Source: The University of Sydney: A study of the Twelve Reflections

Bhavin (भविन्) refers to “living beings”, according to the 11th century Jñānārṇava, a treatise on Jain Yoga in roughly 2200 Sanskrit verses composed by Śubhacandra.—Accordingly, “Pitiable living beings (bhavinbhramanti bhavino'jasraṃ varākā) roam about perpetually in the ocean of life which is a great whirlpool having four states of existence [and] inflamed by the hell-fire of suffering. Embodied souls, living in immovable and movable bodies, are born [and] die constrained by the chains of their own actions”.

Synonyms: Jīva, Ātman.

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Jainism is an Indian religion of Dharma whose doctrine revolves around harmlessness (ahimsa) towards every living being. The two major branches (Digambara and Svetambara) of Jainism stimulate self-control (or, shramana, ‘self-reliance’) and spiritual development through a path of peace for the soul to progess to the ultimate goal.

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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

bhavi : (aor. of bhavati) became; existed. || bhāvī (adj.) going to be; inevitable.

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

Bhāvin, (adj.) (fr. bhāva, Epic Sk. bhāvin “imminent”) “having a being,” going to be, as —° in avassa° sure to come to pass, inevitable J. I, 19.—f. bhāvinī future VvA. 314 (or is it bhāvanīya? cp. v. l. S bhāvaniyā). (Page 503)

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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

Bhāvī (भावी).—a S Future. Pr. bhāvī hōṇāra tēṃ cukata nāhīṃ. 2 Used as s f Prediction. v sāṅga, bōla, katha & utara, pratyayāsa yē or miḷa.

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

Bhāvī (भावी).—a Future. f Prediction.

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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

Bhavin (भविन्).—a. Living, being. -m. A living being.

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Bhāvin (भाविन्).—[bhū-bhaviṣyati ṇini]

1) Being, becoming; मृत्यभावि (mṛtyabhāvi) R.11.49.

2) To be or to come to pass in future, what will take place; लोकेन भावी पितुरेव तुल्यः (lokena bhāvī pitureva tulyaḥ) R.18.38; प्रस्थानं ते कथमपि सखे लम्बमानस्य भावि (prasthānaṃ te kathamapi sakhe lambamānasya bhāvi) Meghadūta 43.

3) Future; समतीतं च भवच्च भावि च (samatītaṃ ca bhavacca bhāvi ca) R.8.78; प्रत्यक्षा इव यद्भावाः क्रियन्ते भूतभाविनः (pratyakṣā iva yadbhāvāḥ kriyante bhūtabhāvinaḥ) K. P.1; N.3.11.

4) Capable of taking place.

5) What must take place or is destined to happen, predestined; यदभावि न तद्भावि भावि चेन्न तदन्यथा (yadabhāvi na tadbhāvi bhāvi cenna tadanyathā) H.1.

6) Noble, beautiful, illustrious.

7) Attached or devoted to; खाद्वै निवर्तन्ति न भाविनस्ते (khādvai nivartanti na bhāvinaste) Mahābhārata (Bombay) 12.22.2.

8) Possessed of (at the end of comp.). -m. N. given to every vowel except अ (a) and आ (ā).

-nī 1 A handsome woman; Mahābhārata (Bombay) 1.6.9.

2) A noble or virtuous lady; अनेन धर्मः सविशेषमद्य मे त्रिवर्गसारः प्रतिभाति भाविनि (anena dharmaḥ saviśeṣamadya me trivargasāraḥ pratibhāti bhāvini) Kumārasambhava 5.38.

3) A wanton woman.

4) A particular musical composition.

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

Bhavin (भविन्).—mfn. (-vī-vinī-vi) Living, being, having life and sensation. E. bhava being, ini aff.

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Bhāvin (भाविन्).—mfn. (-vī-vinī-vi) Future, what will be or what is about to be, proximately future. f. (-nī) A wanton woman. E. bhū to be, Unadi aff. ṇini .

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

Bhāvin (भाविन्).—adj, f. , i. e. I. bhū + in, Future, [Vikramorvaśī, (ed. Bollensen.)] 87, 1; what will be, [Daśakumāracarita] in. Chr, 186, 24; what will fall at one’s share, [Pañcatantra] iv. [distich] 73. Ii. bhā + vin. 1. Beautiful, [Rāmāyaṇa] 3, 53, 39. 2. f. , A distinguished woman, a wanton woman.

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

Bhavin (भविन्).—[masculine] living being, [especially] man.

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Bhāvin (भाविन्).—[adjective] becoming, being (often —°); what ought or is about to be, impending, future. [feminine] a beautiful woman.

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

1) Bhavin (भविन्):—[from bhava] mfn. living, being, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

2) [v.s. ...] m. a living being, man, [Vikramāṅkadeva-carita, by Bilhaṇa]

3) Bhāvin (भाविन्):—[from bhāva] mfn. becoming, being, existing, wont to be (often ifc.), [Ṛgveda-prātiśākhya; Harivaṃśa; Raghuvaṃśa]

4) [v.s. ...] about to be, future, imminent, predestined, inevitable (often used as [future] tense of √bhū), [Mahābhārata; Kāvya literature] etc.

5) [v.s. ...] as one ought to be, good, able, capable (in a-bh), [Harivaṃśa]

6) [v.s. ...] (ifc.) being possessed of [Mahābhārata]

7) [v.s. ...] attached to (e.g. hari-bh), [Vopadeva]

8) [v.s. ...] manifesting, showing, [Mallinātha]

9) [v.s. ...] furthering, blessing, [Hemādri’s Caturvarga-cintāmaṇi] (cf. loka-bh)

10) [v.s. ...] worshipping, [ib.]

11) [v.s. ...] beautiful, illustrious, [Monier-Williams’ Sanskrit-English Dictionary]

12) [v.s. ...] m. Name of every vowel except a and ā ([probably] as ‘liable to become the corresponding semivowel’), [Vājasaneyi-saṃhitā-prātiśākhya]

13) [v.s. ...] Name of the Śūdras in Plakṣa-dvīpa, [Viṣṇu-purāṇa]

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

Bhāvi (भावि):—[from bhāva] in [compound] for bhāvin.

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

1) Bhavin (भविन्):—[(vī-vinī-vi) a.] Living, being.

2) Bhāvin (भाविन्):—[(vī-vinī-vi) a.] Future, about to be. f. A wanton woman.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Bhavin (भविन्) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Bhavi, Bhāva, Bhāvira.

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Bhavin in German

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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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Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Bhāvī (भावी):—(a) future; coming; (nm) destiny; future; —[pīḍhī] future generation.

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Prakrit-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary

Bhavi (भवि) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Bhavin.

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Prakrit is an ancient language closely associated with both Pali and Sanskrit. Jain literature is often composed in this language or sub-dialects, such as the Agamas and their commentaries which are written in Ardhamagadhi and Maharashtri Prakrit. The earliest extant texts can be dated to as early as the 4th century BCE although core portions might be older.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Bhavi (ಭವಿ):—[adjective] existing; living.

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Bhavi (ಭವಿ):—

1) [noun] a mundane man.

2) [noun] a man not initiated into Vīraśaiva religion.

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Bhāvi (ಭಾವಿ):—[noun] a hole drilled or bored into the earth to obtain water, petroleum, natural gas; a well.

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Bhāvi (ಭಾವಿ):—[adjective] happening or likely to happen in future.

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Bhāvi (ಭಾವಿ):—

1) [noun] seemingly predetermined, inevitable event.

2) [noun] a man having or showing or suitably responding to, tender, gentle or delicate feelings.

3) [noun] (gram.) the future tense.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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