Bhugola, Bhūgōla, Bhūgola, Bhu-gola: 9 definitions


Bhugola means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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.

In Hinduism

Jyotisha (astronomy and astrology)

Source: Wikibooks (hi): Sanskrit Technical Terms

Bhūgola (भूगोल).—Sphere of the Earth. Note: Bhū-gola is a Sanskrit technical term used in ancient Indian sciences such as Astronomy, Mathematics and Geometry.

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Jyotisha (ज्योतिष, jyotiṣa or jyotish) refers to ‘astronomy’ or “Vedic astrology” and represents the fifth of the six Vedangas (additional sciences to be studied along with the Vedas). Jyotisha concerns itself with the study and prediction of the movements of celestial bodies, in order to calculate the auspicious time for rituals and ceremonies.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

bhūgōla (भूगोल).—m (S) pop. bhūgōḷa m The terraqueous ball. 2 A terrestrial globe.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

bhūgōla (भूगोल) [-ḷa, -ळ].—m The terraqueous ball; a ter-restrial globe.

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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

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Bhūgola (भूगोल).—the terrestrial globe; दधौ कण्ठे हालाहलमखिलभूगोलकृपया (dadhau kaṇṭhe hālāhalamakhilabhūgolakṛpayā) Ā. L.17; भूगोलमुद्बिभ्रते (bhūgolamudbibhrate) Gīt.1. °विद्या (vidyā) geography.

Derivable forms: bhūgolaḥ (भूगोलः).

Bhūgola is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms bhū and gola (गोल).

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

Bhūgola (भूगोल).—m.

(-laḥ) The terrestrial globe, the earth. E. bhū the earth, gola a ball or globe.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum

Bhūgola (भूगोल) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—geogr. by Basava Rājendra. Rice. 326.
—by Vādirājasvāmin. Rice. 326.

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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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