Bhrumadhya, aka: Bhrūmadhya, Bhru-madhya; 4 Definition(s)


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In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

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Bhrūmadhya (भ्रूमध्य).—Lit.centre of the brows, or eyebrows which is described as the place of air (which produces utterance or speech) at the time of the evening soma-pressing or sacrifice: cf. प्रातःसवनमाध्यन्दिनसवनतृती-यसवनक्रमेण उरःकण्ठभ्रूमध्यानि त्रीणि स्थानानि वायोर्भवन्ति । (prātaḥsavanamādhyandinasavanatṛtī-yasavanakrameṇa uraḥkaṇṭhabhrūmadhyāni trīṇi sthānāni vāyorbhavanti |) Vāj. Prāt. I. 30; cf. also भ्रुवोर्मध्ये प्राणमावेश्य सम्यक् (bhruvormadhye prāṇamāveśya samyak).

Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar
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Vyakarana (व्याकरण, vyākaraṇa) refers to Sanskrit grammar and represents one of the six additional sciences (vedanga) to be studied along with the Vedas. Vyakarana concerns itself with the rules of Sanskrit grammar and linguistic analysis in order to establish the correct context of words and sentences.

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Shaivism (Shaiva philosophy)

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Bhrūmadhya (भ्रूमध्य) refers to the place “between the eyebrows” and represents one of the sixteen types of “locus” or “support” (ādhāra) according to the Netratantra. These ādhāras are called so because they “support” or “localise” the self and are commonly identified as places where breath may be retained. They are taught in two different setups: according to the tantraprakriyā and according to the kulaprakriyā. Bhrūmadhya belongs to the latter system.

Source: The Śaiva Yogas and Their Relation to Other Systems of Yoga
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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

Marathi-English dictionary

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bhrūmadhya (भ्रूमध्य).—m S The space betwixt the eyebrows.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
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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-English dictionary

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Bhrūmadhya (भ्रूमध्य).—the space between the eye-brows.

Derivable forms: bhrūmadhyam (भ्रूमध्यम्).

Bhrūmadhya is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms bhrū and madhya (मध्य).

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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