Bhikshubhava, Bhikṣubhāva, Bhikshu-bhava: 2 definitions
Bhikshubhava means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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.
The Sanskrit term Bhikṣubhāva can be transliterated into English as Bhiksubhava or Bhikshubhava, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Bhikṣubhāva (भिक्षुभाव).—monk-hood, priest-hood.
Derivable forms: bhikṣubhāvaḥ (भिक्षुभावः).
Bhikṣubhāva is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms bhikṣu and bhāva (भाव).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Bhikṣubhāva (भिक्षुभाव):—[=bhikṣu-bhāva] [from bhikṣu > bhikṣ] m. monkhood, priesthood, [Divyāvadāna]
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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