Bhujangabhoga, Bhujaṃgabhoga, Bhujaṅgabhoga, Bhujanga-bhoga: 3 definitions

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Bhujangabhoga means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Jainism, Prakrit. 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

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Bhujangabhoga in Purana glossary
Source: JatLand: List of Mahabharata people and places

Bhujaṃgabhoga (भुजंगभोग) is a name mentioned in the Mahābhārata (cf. IX.44.87) and represents one of the many proper names used for people and places. Note: The Mahābhārata (mentioning BhujaṃgabhOga) 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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In Jainism

General definition (in Jainism)

[«previous next»] — Bhujangabhoga in Jainism glossary
Source: The University of Sydney: A study of the Twelve Reflections

Bhujaṅgabhoga (भुजङ्गभोग) refers to the “poison of a snake”, according to the 11th century Jñānārṇava, a treatise on Jain Yoga in roughly 2200 Sanskrit verses composed by Śubhacandra.—Accordingly, “The pleasures that are cherished, like the poison of a snake (bhujaṅgabhogabhogā bhujaṅgabhogābhāḥ), are the thieves of life immediately and they are produced in the cycle of rebirth by the 30 gods”.

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Jainism is an Indian religion of Dharma whose doctrine revolves around harmlessness (ahimsa) towards every living being. The two major branches (Digambara and Svetambara) of Jainism stimulate self-control (or, shramana, ‘self-reliance’) and spiritual development through a path of peace for the soul to progess to the ultimate goal.

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Languages of India and abroad

Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Bhujangabhoga in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Bhujaṃgabhōga (ಭುಜಂಗಭೋಗ):—

1) [noun] the body of a snake.

2) [noun] the flexible neck of a snake, which is expanded when excited.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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