Bhubhrit, Bhūbhṛt, Bhu-bhrit: 10 definitions

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Introduction:

Bhubhrit means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India. 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 Bhūbhṛt can be transliterated into English as Bhubhrt or Bhubhrit, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

Source: Wisdom Library: Raj Nighantu

Bhūbhṛt (भूभृत्) is synonymous with Mountain (śaila) and is mentioned in a list of 24 such synonyms according to the second chapter (dharaṇyādi-varga) of the 13th-century Raj Nighantu or Rājanighaṇṭu (an Ayurvedic encyclopedia). The Dharaṇyādi-varga covers the lands, soil, mountains [viz., Bhūbhṛt], jungles and vegetation’s relations between trees and plants and substances, with their various kinds.

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Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.

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India history and geography

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary

Bhūbhṛt.—(IE 7-1-2), ‘seven’. Note: bhūbhṛt is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.

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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Bhūbhṛt (भूभृत्).—m.

1) a mountain; दाता मे भूभृतां नाथः प्रमाणी- क्रियतामिति (dātā me bhūbhṛtāṃ nāthaḥ pramāṇī- kriyatāmiti) Ku.6.1; R.17.78.

2) a king, sovereign; निष्प्रभश्च रिपुरास भूभृताम् (niṣprabhaśca ripurāsa bhūbhṛtām) R.11.81.

3) an epithet of Viṣṇu.

4) a term for the number 'seven'.

Bhūbhṛt is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms bhū and bhṛt (भृत्).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Bhūbhṛt (भूभृत्).—m. (-bhṛt) 1. A king, a sovereign. 2. A mountain. E. bhū the earth, bhṛt sustaining.

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

Bhūbhṛt (भूभृत्).—[bhū-bhṛ + t], m. 1. A king. Rājat, 5, 46. 2. A mountain, [Pañcatantra] i. [distich] 372.

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

Bhūbhṛt (भूभृत्).—[masculine] earth-holder i.e. mountain, king, or Viṣṇu.

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

1) Bhūbhṛt (भूभृत्):—[=bhū-bhṛt] m. ‘earth-supporter’, a mountain, [Mahābhārata; Varāha-mihira; Kumāra-sambhava] etc.

2) [v.s. ...] a term for the number ‘seven’ [Gaṇitādhyāya]

3) [v.s. ...] Name of Viṣṇu, [Catalogue(s)]

4) [v.s. ...] a king, prince, [Varāha-mihira; Kathāsaritsāgara; Mārkaṇḍeya-purāṇa] etc.

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

Bhūbhṛt (भूभृत्):—[bhū-bhṛt] (t) 5. m. King; mountain.

[Sanskrit to German]

Bhubhrit in German

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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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