Bhishmaparva, Bhīṣmaparva, Bhishma-parva: 1 definition
Bhishmaparva 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 Bhīṣmaparva can be transliterated into English as Bhismaparva or Bhishmaparva, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)
Bhīṣmaparva (भीष्मपर्व).—A sub parva in the Mahābhārata.
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.
Vaishnavism (Vaishava dharma)
Bhīṣmaparva (भीष्मपर्व) refers to “the eighteen chapters of the Mahābhārata that comprise Śrīmad Bhagavad-gītā”. (cf. Glossary page from Śrīmad-Bhagavad-Gītā).
Vaishnava (वैष्णव, vaiṣṇava) or vaishnavism (vaiṣṇavism) represents a tradition of Hinduism worshipping Vishnu as the supreme Lord. Similar to the Shaktism and Shaivism traditions, Vaishnavism also developed as an individual movement, famous for its exposition of the dashavatara (‘ten avatars of Vishnu’).
See also (Relevant definitions)
Partial matches: Bhishma, Parva.
Starts with: Bhishmaparvan.
Full-text (+476): Bhumiparva, Bhishmavadhaparva, Shrimadbhagavadgitaparva, Shveta, Vyuha, Karishini, Kuvira, Tridiva, Adhrishya, Vedasmrita, Kapi, Dhritavati, Dhumapala, Irjika, Mahapuman, Dhvajini, Kalatoyaka, Gopayana, Kokavaka, Ikshula.
Search found 18 books and stories containing Bhishmaparva, Bhīṣmaparva, Bhishma-parva, Bhīṣma-parva, Bhismaparva, Bhisma-parva; (plurals include: Bhishmaparvas, Bhīṣmaparvas, parvas, Bhismaparvas). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
Chapter 10 - The Tenth Day of Hostilities; The Fall of the Grandsire Bhishma < [Bhisma Parva]
Chapter 2 - The First Day of Combat: Duryodhana Gains the Upper Hand < [Bhisma Parva]
Puranic encyclopaedia (by Vettam Mani)
Mahabharata (English) (by Kisari Mohan Ganguli)
Section LI < [Bhagavat-Gita Parva]
Section CXXIV < [Bhagavat-Gita Parva]
Chaitanya Bhagavata (by Bhumipati Dāsa)
Verse 3.2.242 < [Chapter 2 - Description of the Lord’s Travel Through Bhuvaneśvara and Other Placesto Jagannātha Purī]
Verse 1.2.72 < [Chapter 2 - The Lord’s Appearance]
List of Mahabharata tribes (by Laxman Burdak)
List of Other Jat clans added by Laxman Burdak
Prasthanatrayi Swaminarayan Bhashyam (Study) (by Sadhu Gyanananddas)
4.4i. A Tribute to Veda Vyāsa < [Chapter 2 - Analysis on the Basis Of Epistemology]
6. Śaraṇāgati (Refuge) < [Chapter 4 - Analysis on the Basis of Spiritual Endeavour]
3. Vedic Darśana Tradition and the Prasthānatrayī Śāstras < [Chapter 1 - Introduction]