Bhimanada, Bhīmanāda, Bhima-nada: 6 definitions

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Bhimanada 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.

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Bhīmanāda (भीमनाद).—One of the seven pralaya clouds.*

  • * Matsya-purāṇa 2. 8.
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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

Sanskrit-English dictionary

[«previous (B) next»] — Bhimanada in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Bhīmanāda (भीमनाद).—a. sounding dreadfully. (-daḥ) 1 a loud or dreadful sound; भीमनादमयमाहतोच्चकैः (bhīmanādamayamāhatoccakaiḥ) Śi.15.1.

2) a lion.

3) Name of one of the seven clouds that will appear at the destruction of the world.

Bhīmanāda is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms bhīma and nāda (नाद).

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

Bhīmanāda (भीमनाद).—m.

(-daḥ) 1. A lion. 2. A loud or fearful sound. 3. Name of one of the seven clouds which spring up at the end of the world. E. bhīma formidable, nāda voice.

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

Bhimanāda (भिमनाद).—m. a lion.

Bhimanāda is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms bhima and nāda (नाद).

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

1) Bhīmanāda (भीमनाद):—[=bhīma-nāda] [from bhīma > bhī] m. a terrific sound, [Kāvya literature]

2) [v.s. ...] ‘sending forth a t° s°’, a lion, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

3) [v.s. ...] Name of one of the 7 clouds at the destruction of the world, [Catalogue(s)]

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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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