Bhavina, Bhāvina: 6 definitions

Introduction

Introduction:

Bhavina means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Bhāvina (भाविन).—A caste equal to Śūdra in Plakṣadvīpa.*

  • * Viṣṇu-purāṇa II. 4. 17.
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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

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

bhāvīṇa (भावीण).—f (bhāva) A woman that dedicates herself to the service of dēvī. The dedication is made by her pouring on her head some oil from the lamp before the idol. bhāviṇīcā kāsōṭā A term for a thing which any body may take up and use without asking the consent of the owner.

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

bhāvīṇa (भावीण).—f A woman that dedicates her- self to the service of dēvī.

context information

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

Bhavina (भविन).—A poet; also भविनिन् (bhavinin) m.

Derivable forms: bhavinaḥ (भविनः).

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

Bhavina (भविन).—m.

(-naḥ) A poet, a versifier. E. bhū to think, in aff.

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

Bhavina (भविन):—(naḥ) 1. m. A poet, versifier.

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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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