Bhogalabha, Bhogalābha, Bhoga-labha: 9 definitions

Introduction

Introduction:

Bhogalabha means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India, Marathi. 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

Dharmashastra (religious law)

Source: Google Books: Manusmṛti with the Manubhāṣya

Bhogalābha (भोगलाभ).—One of the six kinds of interest, according to Bṛhaspati;—The use of a mortgaged house, or the produce of a field, is termed Bhogalābha. Bhogalābha interest shall be realised by the creditor so long as the principal remains unpaid. (See the Manubhāṣya verse 8.153)

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Dharmashastra (धर्मशास्त्र, dharmaśāstra) contains the instructions (shastra) regarding religious conduct of livelihood (dharma), ceremonies, jurisprudence (study of law) and more. It is categorized as smriti, an important and authoritative selection of books dealing with the Hindu lifestyle.

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India history and geogprahy

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary

Bhoga-lābha.—(EI 33), usufruct in lieu of interest. Note: bhoga-lābha is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.

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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Bhogalabha in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

bhōgalābha (भोगलाभ).—m (S) Interest or profit made by the use of a thing deposited.

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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Bhogalabha in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Bhogalābha (भोगलाभ).—

1) acquisition of enjoyment or profit.

2) well-being, welfare.

Derivable forms: bhogalābhaḥ (भोगलाभः).

Bhogalābha is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms bhoga and lābha (लाभ).

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

Bhogalābha (भोगलाभ).—m.

(-bhaḥ) Interest or profit made by the use of any thing pledged. E. bhoga enjoyment, and lābha gain.

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

1) Bhogalābha (भोगलाभ):—[=bhoga-lābha] [from bhoga] m. ‘acquisition of profit’, welfare, [Lāṭyāyana]

2) [v.s. ...] the gain or profit made by the use of anything deposited or pledged, [Horace H. Wilson 2.]

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Bhogalābha (भोगलाभ):—[(bhoga + lābha)] m. Wohlhabenheit [LĀṬY. 8, 6, 1.] der Gewinn, den man aus der Benutzung eines verpfändeten Gegenstandes zieht, [Wilson’s Wörterbuch]

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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 (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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