Bhavita, aka: Bhāvita, Bhāvitā; 8 Definition(s)


Bhavita means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, 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

Natyashastra (theatrics and dramaturgy)

1) Bhāvita (भावित) is another name (synonym) of bhāva, referring to “psychological states” (eg. permanent, involuntary, transitory), according to the Nāṭyaśāstra chapter 7.

2) Bhāvita (भावित) refers to one of the twelve types of lāsya, or “gentle form of dance” according to the Nāṭyaśāstra chapter 20. It is also known by the name Bhāva. These various lāsya are presented as a specific type of dramatic play (nāṭya) similar to that of the Bhāṇa type.

(Source): Wisdom Library: Nāṭya-śāstra

Bhāvita (भावित).—One of the twelve types of lāsya;—If a woman who is burning with the fire of love after seeing her beloved in a dream, expresses her different Psychological States, it is an instance of the Bhāvita.

(Source): Natya Shastra
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Natyashastra (नाट्यशास्त्र, nāṭyaśāstra) refers to both the ancient Indian tradition (śāstra) of performing arts, (nāṭya, e.g., theatrics, drama, dance, music), as well as the name of a Sanskrit work dealing with these subjects. It also teaches the rules for composing dramatic plays (nataka) and poetic works (kavya).

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

Bhāvita (भावित).—Designated by a technical term; cf. किं पुनरिदं तद्भावितग्रहणं वृद्धिरित्येवं ये आकारैकारौकारा विहिता भाव्यन्ते तेषां ग्रहणं आहोस्विद् आदैन्मात्रस्य (kiṃ punaridaṃ tadbhāvitagrahaṇaṃ vṛddhirityevaṃ ye ākāraikāraukārā vihitā bhāvyante teṣāṃ grahaṇaṃ āhosvid ādainmātrasya), M.Bh.on P.I.11.

(Source): Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar
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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.

Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

bhāvita : (pp. of bhāveti) increased; cultivated; developed.

(Source): BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

Bhāvita, (pp. of bhāveti) developed, made to become by means of thought, cultured, well-balanced A. V, 299 (cittaṃ parittaṃ abhāvitaṃ; opp. cittaṃ appamāṇaṃ subhāvitaṃ); Sn. 516, 558. (Page 503)

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

Marathi-English dictionary

bhavitā (भविता).—a S (tā-trī-tṛ m f n) That is to be, future.

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bhāvita (भावित).—n S The product of two or more unknown quantities: also an equation containing such product.

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bhāvita (भावित).—p S Conceived, imagined, thought. 2 That has undergone any of the operations called bhāvanā q. v. Sig. IV.

(Source): DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

bhāvita (भावित).—n Product of two or more un- known quantities. a Conceived, imagined.

(Source): DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
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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.

Sanskrit-English dictionary

Bhāvita (भावित).—p. p. [bhū-ṇic karmaṇi-kta]

1) Created, produced; obtained, got.

2) Manifested, displayed, exhibited; भावितविषवेगविक्रियः (bhāvitaviṣavegavikriyaḥ) Dk.; (bhaje) भक्तेष्वलं भावितभूतभावनम् (bhakteṣvalaṃ bhāvitabhūtabhāvanam) Bhāg. 5.17.18.

3) Cherished, fostered; तेषां दृष्ट्वा भावितानीङ्गितानि प्रोवाच राजा जनमेजयोऽथ (teṣāṃ dṛṣṭvā bhāvitānīṅgitāni provāca rājā janamejayo'tha) Mb.1.55.17.

4) (a) Conceived, imagined, supposed, presented to the imagination; तं तमेवैति कौन्तेय सदा तद्भावभावितः (taṃ tamevaiti kaunteya sadā tadbhāvabhāvitaḥ) Bg.8.6. (b) Known, recognized, acknowledged.

5) Thought of, meditated upon.

6) Made to become, transformed into.

7) Sanctified by meditation; अनन्यभावे निजधर्मभाविते मनस्यवस्थाप्य भजस्व पूरुषम् (ananyabhāve nijadharmabhāvite manasyavasthāpya bhajasva pūruṣam) Bhāg.4.8.22; see भावितात्मन् (bhāvitātman).

8) Proved, established.

9) Pervaded by, filled or saturated with, inspired by.

1) Soaked, steeped, infused in; किञ्चित् स्निग्धं यथा च स्याच्छुष्कचूर्णमभावितम् (kiñcit snigdhaṃ yathā ca syācchuṣkacūrṇamabhāvitam) Mb.12.195.18.

11) Perfumed, scented.

12) Mixed with.

13) (In math.). Involving the products of unknown quantities.

14) Directed towards, fixed upon; यदीश्वरे भगवति कर्म ब्रह्मणि भावितम् (yadīśvare bhagavati karma brahmaṇi bhāvitam) Bhāg.1.5.32.

15) Possessed, captured (vaśīkṛta); ततोऽन्ये यथाकामं दुदुहुः पृथुभाविताम् (tato'nye yathākāmaṃ duduhuḥ pṛthubhāvitām) Bhāg.4.18.13.

16) Engrossed, filled; रथाङ्गपाणेरनुभावभावितम् (rathāṅgapāṇeranubhāvabhāvitam) Bhāg.12.1. 42.

17) Pleased, gladdened; इष्टान् भोगान् हि वो देवा दास्यन्ते यज्ञभाविताः (iṣṭān bhogān hi vo devā dāsyante yajñabhāvitāḥ) Bg.3.12.

-tam Product obtained by multiplication, a factum.

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Bhāvitā (भाविता).—

1) The state of being or becoming.

2) Futurity.

3) Predestination.

(Source): DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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. 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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