Bhudhareshvara, Bhūdhareśvara, Bhudhara-ishvara, Bhu-dhareshvara: 4 definitions


Bhudhareshvara 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 Bhūdhareśvara can be transliterated into English as Bhudharesvara or Bhudhareshvara, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Bhudhareshvara in Purana glossary
Source: Shiva Purana - English Translation

Bhūdhareśvara (भूधरेश्वर) refers to the “lord of the mountains” and is used to describe Himācala (Himavat), according to the Śivapurāṇa 2.3.11.—Accordingly, as Brahmā narrated: “[...] In the meantime on hearing that Śiva had come to Auṣadhiprastha, the mountain Himavat too went there. Accompanied by his attendants, the lord of the mountains [i.e., bhūdhareśvara] bowed to the lord Śiva, worshipped Him with pleasure and eulogised Him with palms joined in reverence. [...]”.

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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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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Bhudhareshvara in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Bhūdhareśvara (भूधरेश्वर):—[=bhū-dhareśvara] [from bhū-dhara > bhū] m. ‘mountain-lord’, Name of Hima-vat, [Kumāra-sambhava]

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Bhudhareshvara 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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