Bhogin, Bhogi, Bhogī: 24 definitions

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Bhogin means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Jainism, Prakrit, Buddhism, Pali, the history of ancient India, Marathi, Hindi, biology. 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)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Bhogi (भोगि).—Son of Śeṣa, the Nāga king.*

  • * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 74. 180; Vāyu-purāṇa 99. 367.
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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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Ayurveda (science of life)

Nighantu (Synonyms and Characteristics of Drugs and technical terms)

Source: WorldCat: Rāj nighaṇṭu

Bhogī (भोगी) is another name for Sarpiṇī, an unidentified medicinal plant, possibly identified with some plant from the Arisaema species (e.g., Arisaema curvatum or Arisaema tortuosum), according to verse 5.125 of the 13th-century Raj Nighantu or Rājanighaṇṭu. The fifth chapter (parpaṭādi-varga) of this book enumerates sixty varieties of smaller plants (kṣudra-kṣupa). Together with the names Bhogī and Sarpiṇī, there are a total of six Sanskrit synonyms identified for this plant.

Toxicology (Study and Treatment of poison)

Source: Shodhganga: Kasyapa Samhita—Text on Visha Chikitsa

Bhogī (भोगी) is a synonym of Sarpa (“snake”), according to the Amarakośa.—The Sanatkumāra Saṃhitā (III.36cd-37ab) states that snakes are of two kinds, Nāgas and Sarpas. While the former can take any form they desire, the latter are those which glide. The Amarakośa (verses I.10.3-6) gives 33 synonyms for snake [viz. Bhogī]. Snakes are said to reside in Nāgaloka which is located in the endless bowels of the earth with countless palaces, houses and towers, it is also known as pātālaloka.

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Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.

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In Jainism

General definition (in Jainism)

Source: The University of Sydney: A study of the Twelve Reflections

1) Bhogin (भोगिन्) refers to “one who is experiencing” (the results of one’s own actions), according to the 11th century Jñānārṇava, a treatise on Jain Yoga in roughly 2200 Sanskrit verses composed by Śubhacandra.—Accordingly, “Fools mourn for relations experiencing the results of their own actions (svakarmaphala-bhogin) [but] because of the confusion of [their] intelligence [they do] not [mourn for] themselves situated in Yama’s fangs. In this forest that is the cycle of rebirth dwelt in by Yama the serpent-king, the men of olden times, who were eternal previously, have come to an end”.

Synonyms: Bhoktṛ.

2) Bhogin (भोगिन्) refers to a “serpent”, according to the Jñānārṇava.—Accordingly, “The three worlds, which are made foolish by the action of the poison of lust, are fast asleep in this gaping mouth of Yama’s serpent (antaka-bhoginantakabhogivaktravivare) which is marked by fangs of destruction. While this one whose disposition is pitiless is devouring everyone, certainly there is no way out from this for you, noble fellow, by any means [even] with some difficulty without knowledge of what is beyond the senses. [Thus ends the reflection on] helplessness”.

Synonyms: Bhujaṅga, Bhujaga, Nāga, Vyāla.

Source: SOAS Research Online: Prekṣā meditation: History and Methods

Bhogī (भोगी) refers to “sensual enjoyment”; as opposed to Abhogī—“sensual enjoyment” which refers to one of the 46 qualities of the soul to be meditated on in the “Practice of Meditation on Liberated Souls (Siddhas)”, according to Jain texts like Ācārāṅga (5.6.123-140), Ṣaṭkhaṇḍāgama (13.5.4.31) and Samayasāra (1.49).—The pure soul can be recognised by meditation on its true nature, represented by the liberated souls of the Siddhas. [...] The qualities of the soul to be meditated on as truly mine are: [e.g., My soul is free from sensual enjoyment (a-bhogī)] [...] The meditation on such extended fourty-five qualities of the pure soul presents the niśacaya-naya, which is aligned with Kundakunda’s approach.

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Jainism is an Indian religion of Dharma whose doctrine revolves around harmlessness (ahimsa) towards every living being. The two major branches (Digambara and Svetambara) of Jainism stimulate self-control (or, shramana, ‘self-reliance’) and spiritual development through a path of peace for the soul to progess to the ultimate goal.

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India history and geography

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary

Bhogin.—(IE 8-3; EI 12, 28, 29, 30; BL), one in possession of a bhoga or jāgīr; a Jāgīrdār; same as Bhogika (q. v.). Note: bhogin 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 mythology, zoology, 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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Biology (plants and animals)

Source: Google Books: CRC World Dictionary (Regional names)

Bhogi in India is the name of a plant defined with Hopea parviflora in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices.

Example references for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity (see latin names for full list):

· Plants of the Coast of Coromandel (1811)

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This sections includes definitions from the five kingdoms of living things: Animals, Plants, Fungi, Protists and Monera. It will include both the official binomial nomenclature (scientific names usually in Latin) as well as regional spellings and variants.

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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

bhogī : (m.) snake; a wealthy man. (adj.), (in cpds.), enjoying; partaking in.

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

1) Bhogin, 2 (adj.) (fr. bhuj, see bhuja3) having coils, of a snake J. III, 57; VI, 317. (Page 510)

2) Bhogin, 1 (-°) (adj. -n.) (fr. bhoga) enjoying, owning, abounding in, partaking in or devoted to (e.g. to pleasure, kāma°) D. II, 80; III, 124; S. I, 78; IV, 331, 333; A. III, 289; V, 177.—m. owner, wealthy man M. I, 366. (Page 510)

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Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.

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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

bhōgī (भोगी).—a (S) A voluptuary, a pleasurist, a person given up to pleasure and luxury. 2 That enjoys or endures; that experiences or undergoes.

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bhōgī (भोगी).—f A fanciful term for the day before the summer and winter solstices. 2 Applied also to the day before narakacaturdaśī.

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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

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Bhogin (भोगिन्).—a. [bhoga-ini]

1) Eating.

2) Enjoying.

3) Suffering, experiencing, enduring.

4) Using, possessing (at the end of comp. in these four senses.)

5) Having curves, having large body; अभवन् पन्नगास्रस्ता भोगिनस्तत्र- वासिनः (abhavan pannagāsrastā bhoginastatra- vāsinaḥ) Rām.6.5.35 (com.).

6) Having hoods.

7) Devoted to enjoyment, indulging in sensual pleasures; भोगिनः कञ्चुकाविष्टाः कुटिलाः क्रूरचेष्टिताः । सुदुष्टा मन्त्रसाध्याश्च राजानः पन्नगा इव (bhoginaḥ kañcukāviṣṭāḥ kuṭilāḥ krūraceṣṭitāḥ | suduṣṭā mantrasādhyāśca rājānaḥ pannagā iva) || Pañcatantra (Bombay) 1.65 (where it has sense 6 also).

8) Rich, opulent. -m.

1) A snake; गजाजिनालम्बि पिनद्धभोगि वा (gajājinālambi pinaddhabhogi vā) Kumārasambhava 5.78; R.2.32;4.48;1.7;11.59.

2) A king.

3) A voluptuary.

4) A barber.

5) The headman of a village.

6) The lunar mansion आश्लेषा (āśleṣā).

-nī 1 A woman belonging to the king's harem, but not consecrated with him, the concubine of a king.

2) A kind of heroine.

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

Bhogin (भोगिन्).—mfn. (-gī-ginī-gi) Enjoying, possessing an enjoyer, &c. m. (-gī) 1. A snake. 2. A king, a prince. 3. A barber. 4. The head man of a village. 5. A person who accumulates money for a particular expenditure. 6. The constellation Aślesha. f. (-ginī) 1. The capital of the Nagas. 2. A royal concubine. 3. Having curves. 4. Any woman of the Royal harem except the crowned queen. E. bhoga enjoyment, aff. ini .

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

Bhogin (भोगिन्).—i. e. bhoga + in, I. adj., f. . 1. Enjoying. 2. Abounding in enjoyments, [Bhagavadgītā, (ed. Schlegel.)] 16, 14. 3. Having enjoyments and an expanded hood, [Pañcatantra] i. [distich] 73. Ii. m. 1. A snake, [Bhartṛhari, (ed. Bohlen.)] 2, 82. 2. A king, [Hitopadeśa] iii. [distich] 58. 3. The head man of a village. 4. A barber. 5. A person who accumulates money for a particular expenditure. Iii. f. . 1. The capital of the serpents. 2. A royal concubine.

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

Bhogin (भोगिन्).—1. [adjective] & [masculine] = 1 bhogavant.

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Bhogin (भोगिन्).—2. [adjective] enjoying, eating (—°); or = 2 bhogavant [adjective]

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

Bhogi (भोगि):—[from bhoga] in [compound] for 1. bhogin.

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

1) Bhogin (भोगिन्):—[from bhoga] 1. bhogin mfn. (for 2. See [column]3) furnished with windings or curves or rings, curved, ringed (as a serpent), [Rāmāyaṇa; Bhāgavata-purāṇa] etc.

2) [v.s. ...] m. a serpent or s°-demon, [Mahābhārata; Kāvya literature] etc.

3) [v.s. ...] a kind of shrub, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

4) [from bhoga] 2. bhogin mfn. (for 1. See [column]2) enjoying, eating, [Mārkaṇḍeya-purāṇa; Prasaṅgābharaṇa]

5) [v.s. ...] having or offering enjoyments, devoted to enj°, wealthy, opulent, [Mahābhārata; Yājñavalkya; Varāha-mihira] etc.

6) [v.s. ...] suffering, experiencing, undergoing, [Kapila]

7) [v.s. ...] using, possessing, [Monier-Williams’ Sanskrit-English Dictionary]

8) [v.s. ...] m. a voluptuary, [Monier-Williams’ Sanskrit-English Dictionary]

9) [v.s. ...] a king, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

10) [v.s. ...] the head man of a village, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

11) [v.s. ...] a barber, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

12) [v.s. ...] = vaiyāvṛtti-kara (?), [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

13) [v.s. ...] a person who accumulates money for a [particular] expenditure, [Horace H. Wilson]

14) [v.s. ...] Name of a prince, [Viṣṇu-purāṇa]

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

Bhogin (भोगिन्):—(gī) 5. m. A snake; a king; a barber; enjoyer. f. Capital of the Nāgas; royal concubine. a. Enjoying, possessing.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Bhogin (भोगिन्) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Bhoi, Bhoia, Bhogi.

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Bhogin in German

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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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Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Bhogī (भोगी):—(a) sex-indulgent; sensuous, voluptuous, pleasure-seeking; who enjoys; (nm) a snake.

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Prakrit-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary

Bhogi (भोगि) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Bhogin.

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Prakrit is an ancient language closely associated with both Pali and Sanskrit. Jain literature is often composed in this language or sub-dialects, such as the Agamas and their commentaries which are written in Ardhamagadhi and Maharashtri Prakrit. The earliest extant texts can be dated to as early as the 4th century BCE although core portions might be older.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Bhōgi (ಭೋಗಿ):—

1) [noun] a festival observed on the day before Makara Saṃkrānti festival, usu. on thirteenth of January, occasionally on fourteenth every year.

2) [noun] another festival observed on the twenty-eighth day of Āsvayuja, the seventh month in the Hindu lunar calendar.

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Bhōgi (ಭೋಗಿ):—

1) [adjective] eating; consuming (food).

2) [adjective] enjoying; deriving satisfaction (by using something).

3) [adjective] using; utilising.

4) [adjective] inclined or given to enjoy; devoted to enjoyment.

5) [adjective] wealthy; opulent.

6) [adjective] bearing; enduring; withstanding.

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Bhōgi (ಭೋಗಿ):—

1) [noun] a man enjoying, indulged in enjoying pleasure or devoted to enjoyment.

2) [noun] a fascinating or alluring woman.

3) [noun] a snake or serpent.

4) [noun] a man given to sexual enjoyments; a lustful man.

5) [noun] a ruler; a king.

6) [noun] the chief of a village.

7) [noun] he who is enjoying a tax-free gift of land or a village.

8) [noun] a man whose occupation it is to cut and dress the hair and to shave or trim the beard; a barber.

9) [noun] a person who collects, accumulates money for a particular purpose.

10) [noun] a kind of bushy plant.

11) [noun] a kind of tree; ಭೋಗಿಗೆ ಯೋಗಿ ಮರುಳು, ಯೋಗಿಗೆ ಭೋಗಿ ಮರುಳು [bhogige yogi marulu, yogige bhogi marulu] bhōgige yōgi maruḷu, yōgige bhōgi maruḷu (prov.) a black man is a jewel in a fair woman’s eye.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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Nepali dictionary

Source: unoes: Nepali-English Dictionary

Bhogī (भोगी):—adj. 1. using enjoyment; experienced; 2. voluptuous; sensual; licentious; 3. gluttonous; voracious; insatiable;

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Nepali is the primary language of the Nepalese people counting almost 20 million native speakers. The country of Nepal is situated in the Himalaya mountain range to the north of India.

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