Bhogindra, Bhogin-indra, Bhogīndra: 9 definitions


Bhogindra means something in Jainism, Prakrit, 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.

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General definition (in Jainism)

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

Bhogīndra (भोगीन्द्र) refers to the “serpent-king” and is used to describe Yama, 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 [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 (yama-bhogīndra-sevita), the men of olden times, who were eternal previously, have come to an end”.

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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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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Bhogindra in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Bhogīndra (भोगीन्द्र).—m.

(-ndraḥ) 1. The serpent Ananta. 2. The serpent Vasuki. E. bhogi a snake, indra a sovereign; also bhogīśa .

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

Bhogīndra (भोगीन्द्र).—[masculine] the serpent-king.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum

Bhogīndra (भोगीन्द्र) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—a name of Patañjali. Oxf. 188^a.

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

1) Bhogīndra (भोगीन्द्र):—[from bhogi > bhoga] m. ‘s°-king’, Name of Ananta, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

2) [v.s. ...] of Patañjali, [Catalogue(s)]

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

Bhogīndra (भोगीन्द्र):—[bhogī+ndra] (ndraḥ) 1. m. Serpent Ananta.

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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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