Bhogin; 3 Definition(s)


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Pali-English dictionary

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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)

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
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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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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) || Pt.1.65 (where it has sense 6 also).

8) Rich, opulent. -m.

1) A snake; गजाजिनालम्बि पिनद्धभोगि वा (gajājinālambi pinaddhabhogi vā) Ku.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: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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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