Bhayavyuha, Bhayavyūha, Bhaya-vyuha: 2 definitions


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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Bhayavyūha (भयव्यूह).—a particular array of troops when they are threatened with danger; सर्वतः सर्वतोभद्रं भयव्यूहं प्रकल्पयेत् (sarvataḥ sarvatobhadraṃ bhayavyūhaṃ prakalpayet) Kām.

Derivable forms: bhayavyūhaḥ (भयव्यूहः).

Bhayavyūha is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms bhaya and vyūha (व्यूह).

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

Bhayavyūha (भयव्यूह):—[=bhaya-vyūha] [from bhaya] m. ‘fear-array’, Name of a [particular] mode of marshalling an army, [Kāmandakīya-nītisāra]

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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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