Bhavya, aka: Bhāvya; 7 Definition(s)

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In Hinduism

Purana

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1) Bhavya (भव्य).—A son of Dhruva. He got of his wife Śambhu two sons, Śiṣṭi and Bhavya. (Chapter 13, Aṃśa 1, Viṣṇu Purāṇa).

2) Bhavya (भव्य).—A clan of devas in Raivatamanvantara. Parimiti, Priyaniścaya, Mati, Mana, Vicetasa, Vijaya, Sujaya and Syoda are some of the prominent devas of the clan. (Brahmāṇḍa Purāṇa, 2.36, 71-72).

3) Bhavya (भव्य).—One of the Saptarṣis (seven sacred saints) of Dakṣasāvarṇi Manvantara.

Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopaedia

1a) Bhavya (भव्य).—A son of Dhruva and father of Śambu.*

  • * Viṣṇu-purāṇa I. 13. 1.

1b) A son of Priyavrata;1 became king of Śākadvīpa.2

  • 1) Viṣṇu-purāṇa II. 1. 7.
  • 2) Ib. II. 1. 14.

1c) A sage of the IX epoch of Manu.*

  • * Viṣṇu-purāṇa III. 2. 23.

1d) A group of gods of the Cākṣuṣa epoch.*

  • * Viṣṇu-purāṇa III. 1. 27.

2) Bhāvya (भाव्य).—A group of Gods in the Cākṣuṣa epoch; they are Vijaya, Sujaya, Mana, Udyāna, Sumati, Supari and Arthapati.*

  • * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa II. 36. 66, 72; Vāyu-purāṇa 62. 60-1.
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
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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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Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

Bhāvya (भाव्य).—That which is to be produced; cf.Jain. Vyak. I.1.72. See भाव्यमान (bhāvyamāna).

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.

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In Buddhism

General definition (in Buddhism)

Buddhapalita (1070-990 BCE) and Bhavya (1050-980 BCE).—Tibetan sources inform us that Buddhapalita became the disciple of Nagarjuna II during the first half of his life and Bhavya became the disciple of Nagarjuna II during the second half of his life. Buddhapalita and Bhavya also studied with Sangharakshita (1100-1020 BCE), the disciple of Nagamitra (1125-1050 BCE).

Source: academia.edu: The Chronological History of Buddhism

Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

bhavya (भव्य).—a (S) Of a fine, bold, showy mien or appearance; beautiful with dignity; handsome. 2 To be or to become; being, coming, future.

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bhāvya (भाव्य).—a S That must or will be, future.

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bhāvyā (भाव्या).—m A species of the Mango. Found at Goa.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

bhavya (भव्य).—a Of a fine, bold appearance.

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bhāvya (भाव्य).—a Future.

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.

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

Bhavya (भव्य).—a. [bhū-kartari ni° yat]' भव्यं सुखे शुभे चापि भेद्यवद्योग्यभाविनोः (bhavyaṃ sukhe śubhe cāpi bhedyavadyogyabhāvinoḥ)' Viśva.

1) Existing, being, being present.

2) Future, about to be; ईशानं भूतभव्यस्य न ततो विजुगुप्सते (īśānaṃ bhūtabhavyasya na tato vijugupsate) Bṛ. Up.4.4.15.

3) Likely to become.

4) Suitable, proper, fit, worthy; इति त्याज्ये भवे भव्यो मुक्तावुत्तिष्ठते जनः (iti tyājye bhave bhavyo muktāvuttiṣṭhate janaḥ) Ki.11.13; यत्पादपद्मभवाय भजन्ति भव्याः (yatpādapadmabhavāya bhajanti bhavyāḥ) Bhāg.1.15.17.

5) Good, nice, excellent.

6) Auspicious, fortunate, happy; समाधिमत्यामुदपादि भव्या (samādhimatyāmudapādi bhavyā) Ku.1.22; अनुग्रहायेह चरन्ति नूनं भूतानि भव्यानि जनार्दनस्य (anugrahāyeha caranti nūnaṃ bhūtāni bhavyāni janārdanasya) Bhāg.3.5.3; Ki.3. 12;1.51.

7) Handsome, lovely, beautiful; मृदुश्च स्थिरचित्तश्च सदाभव्योऽनसूयकः (mṛduśca sthiracittaśca sadābhavyo'nasūyakaḥ) Rām.2.2.32.

8) Calm, tranquil, placid; भव्यो भवन्नपि मुनेरिह शासनेन (bhavyo bhavannapi muneriha śāsanena) (kṣātre sthitaḥ pathi) Ki.5.49.

9) True.

-vyā Name of Pārvatī.

-vyam 1 Existence.

2) Future time.

3) Result, fruit.

4) Good result, prosperity; R.17.53.

5) A bone.

-vyaḥ, -vyam one division of the poetical Rasas.

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Bhāvya (भाव्य).—a. [bhū-ṇyat]

1) About to be or happen; मनुस्त्रयोदशो भाव्यः (manustrayodaśo bhāvyaḥ) Bhāg.8.13.3; oft. used impersonally like भवितव्यम् (bhavitavyam) q. v.; किं तैर्भाव्यं मम सुदिवसैः (kiṃ tairbhāvyaṃ mama sudivasaiḥ) Bh.3.41.

2) Future.

3) To be performed or accomplished.

4) To be conceived or imagined.

5) To be proved or demonstrated.

6) To be determined or investigated.

7) To be convicted; त्र्यवरैः साक्षिभिर्भाव्यो नृपब्राह्मणसंनिधौ (tryavaraiḥ sākṣibhirbhāvyo nṛpabrāhmaṇasaṃnidhau) Ms.8.6.

-vyam 1 What is destined or sure to happen in the future; it is to be; सदा प्रहृष्टया भाव्यं गृहकार्येषु दक्षया (sadā prahṛṣṭayā bhāvyaṃ gṛhakāryeṣu dakṣayā) Ms.5.15.

2) Futurity.

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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