Bhimanada, aka: Bhima-nada, Bhīmanāda; 3 Definition(s)


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)

Bhimanada in Purana glossary... « previous · [B] · next »

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

  • * Matsya-purāṇa 2. 8.
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
Purana book cover
context information

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.

Discover the meaning of bhimanada in the context of Purana from relevant books on Exotic India

Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit-English dictionary

Bhimanada in Sanskrit glossary... « previous · [B] · next »

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: DDSA: The practical 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: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
context information

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.

Discover the meaning of bhimanada in the context of Sanskrit from relevant books on Exotic India

Relevant definitions

Search found 445 related definition(s) that might help you understand this better. Below you will find the 15 most relevant articles:

Bhīma (भीम).—mfn. (-maḥ-mā-maṃ) Horrible, fearful, terrific. n. (-maṃ) Horror, terror. m. (-maḥ...
Nāda (नाद, “sound”) refers to Śiva while Bindu refers to Śakti (power), as defined in the Śivap...
Siṃhanāda (सिंहनाद).—m. (-daḥ) A war-cry, war-hoop, shouting or roaring upon making an onset. E...
Bhīmarathī (भीमरथी).—f. (-thī) 1. A particular night, supposed to be the ordinary period of hum...
Meghanāda (मेघनाद).—m. (-daḥ) 1. The son of Ravana. 2. A name of Varuna, the deity of water. 3....
Mahānāda (महानाद).—A Rākṣasa. In Vālmīki Rāmāyaṇa, Yuddha Kāṇḍa, we see that he was a Minister ...
Bhīmasena (भीमसेन).—m. (-naḥ) 1. The third of the five Pandu princes. 2. A kind of camphor. E. ...
1) Bhīmaratha (भीमरथ).—A king of the family of Viśvāmitra. His father was Ketumān and Divodāsa ...
1) Pañcanada (पञ्चनद).—A land of the north-western side of Bhārata. This is at present called t...
Bhīmavega (भीमवेग).—mfn. (-gaḥ-gā-gaṃ) Terribly swift or rapid. E. bhīm, and vega speed.
Bhīmadarśana (भीमदर्शन).—mfn. (-naḥ-nā-naṃ) Frightful, hideous. E. bhīma, darśana appearance.
Mahābhīma (महाभीम).—an epithet of king Śantanu. Derivable forms: mahābhīmaḥ (महाभीमः).Mahābhīma...
Bhīmaparākrama (भीमपराक्रम) is one of the ten ministers of Mṛgāṅkadatta: the son of king Amarad...
Bhīmavigraha (भीमविग्रह).—mfn. (-haḥ-hā-haṃ) Gigantic, terrific in appearance. E. bhīma, and vi...
Kharanāda (खरनाद).—m. (-daḥ) The braying of an ass. E. khara, and nāda noise.

Relevant text

Like what you read? Consider supporting this website: