Bhojin, Bhoji, Bhojī: 12 definitions
Bhojin means something in Buddhism, Pali, Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, Hindi. 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.
Mahayana (major branch of Buddhism)Source: De Gruyter: A Buddhist Ritual Manual on Agriculture
Bhojin (भोजिन्) refers to “one who is wearing (the three white stripes)”, according to the 2nd-century Meghasūtra (“Cloud Sutra”) in those passages which contain ritual instructions.—Accordingly, “He who desires a mighty rain must perform this rite ‘the great-cloud-circle’ in an open space, overspread by a blue canopy, shaded by a blue banner, on a clear spot of earth; [being] a prophet of the Law, seated on a blue seat, fasting according to the aṣṭāṅga, with well-washed limbs, clad in pure raiment, anointed with fragrant odour, wearing the three white stripes (triśukla-bhojin), he must recite it for a day and night continuously facing the east; [...]”.
Mahayana (महायान, mahāyāna) is a major branch of Buddhism focusing on the path of a Bodhisattva (spiritual aspirants/ enlightened beings). Extant literature is vast and primarely composed in the Sanskrit language. There are many sūtras of which some of the earliest are the various Prajñāpāramitā sūtras.
Languages of India and abroad
Pali-English dictionarySource: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
bhojī : (adj.) feeding on.Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Bhojin, (-°) (adj.) (fr. bhuj) feeding on, enjoying A. III, 43; M. I, 343; Sn. 47; J. II, 150; Pug. 55. (Page 510)
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.
Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
bhōjī (भोजी).—a S That eats. In comp. as vāyubhōjī That lives on air; annabhōjī, mitabhōjī, alpabhōjī, bahu- bhōjī, pathyabhōjī, parānnabhōjī.
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.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Bhojin (भोजिन्).—a. [bhuj-ṇini] (At the end of comp.)
1) Eating, enjoying; using, possessing &c.
2) Feeding, nourishing.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Bhojin (भोजिन्).—i. e. 2. bhuj + in, adj. One who eats, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 4, 212.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Bhojin (भोजिन्).—[adjective] enjoying, eating (—°).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Bhojin (भोजिन्):—[from bhoga] mfn. (ifc.) enjoying, eating, [Lāṭyāyana; Manu-smṛti; Mahābhārata] etc.
2) [v.s. ...] using, possessing, [Monier-Williams’ Sanskrit-English Dictionary]
3) [v.s. ...] exploiting, [Mahābhārata] (cf. a-śrāddha-bh, gṛha-bh, bhujaṃgabh, saha-bh).Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)
Bhojin (भोजिन्) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Bhoi.
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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.
Hindi dictionarySource: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary
Bhojī (भोजी):—(a) an eater (generally used as the second member in compound words — as [śavabhojī, bahubhojī].
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Garga Samhita (English) (by Danavir Goswami)
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Bhajana-Rahasya (by Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakura Mahasaya)
Musical Compositions of Muthuswami Dikshitar on Planets < [April – June, 1982]
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