Bhrigutunga, Bhṛgutuṅga: 8 definitions


Bhrigutunga means something in 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.

The Sanskrit term Bhṛgutuṅga can be transliterated into English as Bhrgutunga or Bhrigutunga, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Bhrigutunga in Purana glossary
Source: Puranic Encyclopedia

Bhṛgutuṅga (भृगुतुङ्ग).—A peak on which the sage Bhṛgu performed tapas. Ṛcīka had lived there with his wife and children. (Vālmīki Rāmāyaṇa, Bālakāṇḍa, 61st Sarga).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Bhṛgutuṅga (भृगुतुङ्ग).—A place fit for śrāddha; sacred to the Piṭrs;1 Yayāti spent the evening of his life there.2

  • 1) Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 13. 88; Matsya-purāṇa 22. 31; Vāyu-purāṇa 23. 148; 77. 82.
  • 2) Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 14. 83; 68. 104; Vāyu-purāṇa 93. 102.
Source: JatLand: List of Mahabharata people and places

Bhṛgutuṅga (भृगुतुङ्ग) refers to the name of a Mountain or Tīrtha (pilgrim’s destination) mentioned in the Mahābhārata (cf. III.82.45, III.88.20). Note: The Mahābhārata (mentioning Bhṛgutuṅga) is a Sanskrit epic poem consisting of 100,000 ślokas (metrical verses) and is over 2000 years old.

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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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Shaivism (Shaiva philosophy)

[«previous next»] — Bhrigutunga in Shaivism glossary
Source: Brill: Śaivism and the Tantric Traditions

Bhṛgutuṅga (भृगुतुङ्ग) is associated with Bhairava, one of the “seven Bhairavas”, according to the Vārāṇasīmāhātmya 1.53-54.—Cf. The “eight Bhairavas” (originating from the blood of Andhaka when Śiva strikes him correspond with a set of eight Bhairavas), according to the Vāmanapurāṇa 44.23-38ff.

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Shaiva (शैव, śaiva) or Shaivism (śaivism) represents a tradition of Hinduism worshiping Shiva as the supreme being. Closely related to Shaktism, Shaiva literature includes a range of scriptures, including Tantras, while the root of this tradition may be traced back to the ancient Vedas.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Bhrigutunga in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Bhṛgutuṅga (भृगुतुङ्ग).—[masculine] [Name] of a sacred mountain.

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

Bhṛgutuṅga (भृगुतुङ्ग):—[=bhṛgu-tuṅga] [from bhṛgu] m. ‘Bh°’s peak’, Name of a sacred mountain in the Himālaya (or in the Vindhya ; also called bhṛgos t, [Rāmāyaṇa]), [Mahābhārata; Harivaṃśa; Rāmāyaṇa]

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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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